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The hunt for Red October Cover Image DVD DVD

The hunt for Red October [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Mace Neufeld/Jerry Sherlock production, a John McTiernan film ; producer, Mace Neufeld ; screenplay writers, Larry Ferguson, Donald Stewart ; director, John McTiernan.

Neufeld, Mace. (Added Author). Ferguson, Larry. (Added Author). Stewart, Donald. (Added Author). McTiernan, John. (Added Author). Connery, Sean. (Added Author). Baldwin, Alec, 1958- (Added Author). Glenn, Scott, 1942- (Added Author). Jones, James Earl. (Added Author). Neill, Sam. (Added Author). Bont, Jan de. (Added Author). Virkler, Dennis. (Added Author). Wright, John. (Added Author). Poledouris, Basil. (Added Author). Marsh, Terence. (Added Author). Clancy, Tom, 1947- Hunt for Red October. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792187156
  • ISBN: 9780792187158
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version (16x9)
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2003], c1990.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Tom Clancy.
Special features: commentary by director John McTiernan; beneath the surface: new cast & crew interviews; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; editors, Dennis Virkler, John Wright ; music, Basil Poledouris ; production designer, Terence Marsh.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill.
Summary, etc.:
A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captian Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; some material may not be suitable for children.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued on VHS.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital, DTS surround sound, 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding.
Language Note:
In English or French with English or Spanish subtitled versions.
Close captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1991: Oscar - Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (Cecelia Hall, George Watters, II)
Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Drama.
Soviet Union. Voenno-Morskoń≠ Flot > Drama.
Nuclear submarines > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Adventure films.

Available copies

  • 18 of 18 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oxford Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 18 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oxford Public Library DVD HUN (Text) 33530149266535 DVD Available -

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