The Hunt for Red October

TitleThe Hunt for Red October
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsMcTiernan, John
Running Time135 min
Date Released03/1990
DistributorParamount Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish, russian

In this taught Cold War thriller, U.S. intelligence and military clash over a Soviet nuclear submarine approaching the American coast. Jack Ryan of the CIA believes the sub's commander Captain Ramius is attempting to defect and share secrets of new Soviet technology, while the U.S. Navy believes he will attack. 


Sean Connery

Alec Baldwin

Scott Glenn

James Earl Jones

Sam Neill

Jeffrey Jones

Tim Curry

Stellan Skarsgard

Courtney B. Vance


produced by Mace Neufeld

directed by John McTiernan

screenplay by Larry Ferguson and Donald Stewart

cinematography by Jan De Bont

edited by Dennis Virkler and John Wright

music by Basil Poledouris

production design by Terence Marsh


Action, Adventure, Thriller

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