Crimson Tide



On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

  1. Michael Schiffer

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Richard P. Henrick


  3. Tony Scott


Top Billed Cast

  1. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Lt. Commander Ron Hunter

  2. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    Captain Frank Ramsey

  3. Matt Craven

    Matt Craven

    Lt. Roy Zimmer, USS Alabama Communications Officer

  4. George Dzundza

    George Dzundza

    Chief of the Boat

  5. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen

    Lt. Peter 'WEAPS' Ince

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Crimson Tide
Crimson Tide


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 12, 1995
    R, Theatrical
  • February 4, 1998
    R, Physical
  • February 5, 2008
    R, Physical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $53,000,000.00

Revenue $157,387,195.00

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