R | | Biography, Drama
The story of Carl Brashear, the first African-American U.S. Navy Diver, and the man who trained him.
Master Chief Billy Sunday (Robert De Niro) was based on two people in Carl's career.
Captain Hanks, I have spent most of my life in the Navy trying only to succeed. However, my quest has come at a great personal loss to those who love me. They too have made sacrifices. They too have endured great pains to support me. If I walk these...
In every scene with a diving helmet, it's screwed on clockwise. However, when Carl Brashear is on television searching for the H-Bomb, it's screwed on counter-clockwise.
The woman in the detox center is listed as "Pinch-Faced Woman at Detox Center"
DVD includes several deleted scenes cut from the final film:
$13,339,465 12 November 2000
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