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Wooden U. Lykteneau
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Wooden U. Lykteneau

Send Dmitri Young after him – they’re bound to show up in the same all-you-can-eat buffet sooner or later!

Ben2009
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Ben2009

I had a conversation with some friends about Hunt for Red October recently.  I’m told it doesn’t really hold up.  The scene where the guy dies and croaks, “I never got to see Montana!” was particularly criticized. 

I thought that apart from some obvious hokiness, it was still pretty good.

Craig Calcaterra
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Craig Calcaterra

I’ll grant you the “Montana” line, but I think it holds up.  There are great performances all over that movie—even in small rolls—and that makes up for a lot of faults.

Wells
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Wells

My god, that’s an ugly man.

JasonC23
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JasonC23

They have to want to get off. How do you get a crew to want to get off a submarine?

It still holds up.

Honestly, Fatolo can stay away. Hopefully Peavy will be back at the end of the month as currently projected (wishcasted?) and it will all be moot.

Wade
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Wade

Russians don’t take a dump without a plan, son…

lar
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lar

It holds up, I think, as far as any movie starring Sean Connery as a Russian commander can hold up. Plus, after all these years, we can finally understand why someone casted Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan (well, I understand now – back then, I had no idea just how cool Baldwin was).

Plus, the movie had Scott Glenn in his prime (Red October, Silence of the Lambs, Silverado). When he’s in the right role, he can add a lot to a movie.

Kernel
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Kernel

Red October holds up quite well.  Aside from a few hokey lines (the previously mentioned “Montana,” “This business will get out of hand . . . “), it’s a quality movie.  It’s one of the few that, regardless off seeing is countless times, I will stop and watch at least a portion anytime I come across it. 

“I know this book.”

Jason @ IIATMS
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Jason @ IIATMS

I LOVED that movie, buckaroo!  Crazy Ivan!  Maybe that’s what we can call BFB (Big Fat Bartolo)…crazy ivan

KR
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KR

Shome thingsh here don’t react well to bulletsh.

Love that movie. I think it holds up, and is certainly much better than any of the other Tom Clancy-based movies.

Mike Eller
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Mike Eller

I threw up a little when I saw that picture. His facial hair looks like it belong somewhere else on a man’s body.

Alex K
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Alex K

That picture is brutal.  You should put some type of warning here. 

Now my eyes are bleeding, and I have that image burned in my retinas when I close my eyes.  Thanks for ruining my weekend…..

Breaker
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Breaker

I love me some Hunt for Red October.  Best Clancy-based movie, in my humble opinion.  That is one of those movies that I just can’t flip past when I stumble upon it on TV.

Thomas matteucci
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Thomas matteucci

The Cubs are “Red October”, and the White Sox are forever lost trying to catch them in popularity.

The movie “Red October” was a very good movie and a perfect acronym for the White Sox’s angst.

Travis M. Nelson
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Travis M. Nelson
I just finished listening to HFRO on disc a few weeks ago.  As with the Princess Bride, the Count of Monte Cristo, and every other book turned into a movie, the book was much better.  There’s a lot more info about what’s happening on the surface ships, a lot of back and forth between the American, british and Soviet ships and planes, taunting each other and such.  Very tense, and completely ignored by the movie.  Also, in the book, there’s a team of experts who were supposed to act as liason with the defecting sub, but their helicopter crashes due… Read more »
Alex
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Alex

I’ve taken to calling the fake-to-third-fake-to-first move pitchers sometimes do with men on the the corners (which NEVER does ANYTHING) the “crazy Ivan”

The Rabbit
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The Rabbit

You’d think you could track him on GPS…or weather radar.

Richard Dansky
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Richard Dansky

“Hey Sean, we’ve got this movie for you.”
“Yesh?”
“You’ll be playing a sub commander.”
“Yesh. I can do that.”
“From Latvia.”
“Right. I’ll play him Shcottish.”

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