R | | Action, Thriller
An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Two of the most intricate sets of the film were made in London's Ealing Studios. It was under the direction of production designer Jon Henson that the team members painstakingly reproduced every detail of the interior of a Virginia-class nuclear submarine renowned for its maneuverability and ability to lead. several missions, on a huge moving platform. The Virginia-class submarines, which appeared in the 1990s, are in 2018 equipped with the latest in stealth technology, espionage and weapons systems, and are so effective that they will be part of the US Navy fleet to at least 2,043.
Captain Joe Glass:
I know you speak English
Captain Andropov: Fuck You
Captain Andropov: Well... that's a start
The Virginia class can launch Tomahawks from its VLS. To defend the sub, the missile have to be launched BEFORE the shore battery fires. After, there is no possibility to intercept the incoming missiles with Tomahawks.
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$6,653,777 (USA) (28 October 2018)
$15,767,460 (USA) (29 November 2018)