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.
Leading actor, Gerard Butler, sailed aboard the USS Houston (SSN 713) from May 6th to May 9th with director Donovan Marsh for research purposes. They discovered some nuances of a real operating submarine and submarine crew in an attempt to make the movie/script more realistic.
Captain Joe Glass:
I know you speak English
Captain Andropov: Fuck You
Captain Andropov: Well... that's a start
Soldiers are shown diving in waters north of the Arctic Circle with exposed faces and standard wet suits. Later in the film, characters are shown diving beneath the water without any kind of thermal protection at all. The maximum temperature of the Barents Sea even during the height of summer would require the use of full-body dry suits to avoid dying of hypothermia very quickly.
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$6,653,777 (USA) (28 October 2018)
$15,767,460 (USA) (29 November 2018)