A gripping dramatization of actual events, HOSTILE WATERS recreates the October 1986 collision of Russian and American submarines off the coast of Bermuda--an incident the US government maintains never occurred. Based on extensive interviews with survivors, eyewitnesses, and military
officials, this made-for-cable thriller aired on HBO in 1997 and was released to home video in 1998.
Eight days before the Reagan-Gorbachev peace summit in Reykjavik is scheduled to take place, a Russian K-219 nuclear submarine furtively patrolling the western Atlantic detects the presence of an American sub in its wake. Captain Britanov (Rutger Hauer) orders a 360-degree turn to ev...