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"The Hunt for Red October" is a 1990 action thriller film directed by John McTiernan, with Sean Connery as a rogue captain of a submarine.

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Where did John Ryan pick up the nickname “Jack”?

The protagonist in the Jack Ryan films is actually named JOHN Ryan. I'm not too familiar with the book version of the character, as I've only read a couple of the books. The movies don't mention where ...
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What did Jack Ryan say in the missile room?

Near the end of The Hunt for Red October, Jack Ryan... ...in the missile room. He says something in Russian, but there are no subtitles like earlier scenes. What did he say?
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How could Ryan land in New York in early morning?

In one of the opening scenes of "The Hunt for Red October" (1990) dr Ryan is departing London Heathrow deeply in the evening (there's even a cameo with his wife claiming that plane is departing at 10 ...
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Why didn't Tupolev destroy the incoming torpedo?

In the final scene of "The Hunt for Red October" (1990) captain Tupolev's submarine is destroyed by an incoming torpedo, initially fired by his own ship. Why didn't he (or any of his crew) use the ...
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Why the language change?

In the movie The Hunt For Red October, Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) begins the movie speaking Russian-- as do all Russian characters. Upon reading the following passage from the Book of Revelations (...
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Did Sean Connery learn Russian for Hunt for Red October?

Sean Connery speaks several lines of Russian dialogue at the beginning of The Hunt for Red October, prior to switching to English. Did Connery spend time learning Russian for this part, or did he ...
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Was any of 'The Hunt for Red October' necessary?

The new Russian sub in The Hunt for Red October had a new 'caterpillar' drive which meant it was undetecable to sonars. However, it was spotted on it's maiden voyage and Jones immediately worked out ...
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How was the nuclear reactor failure simulated?

Maybe someone who read the homonymous book that The Hunt for Red October is based on can answer this. The officers of the Red October (except for the doctor) simulated a reactor failure and leak of ...