In spite of the high level of talent on board and at the helm, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER is a heavy-duty mediocrity, sluggish, unwieldy, and instantly forgettable. The plot revolves around Marko Ramius (Sean Connery), a veteran Soviet sub commander who is guiding the new, super-advanced
submarine on its maiden mission. Abruptly, Ramius murders the onboard political officer and burns his orders. Red October
is supposed to participate in war games meant to showcase its ability to evade sonar detection and deliver a full load of nuclear missiles to major American
targets. Ramius instead tells his crew that they will approach the US coastline t...