K-19: The Widowmaker

Part of the awful tragedy of the doomed nuclear submarine Kursk, which sank in 2000 with 118 men aboard, was the terrible knowledge that it was just the latest in a long string of accidents involving Russian naval vessels. In their Cold-War haste to build a navy powerful enough to compete with the U.S., the Soviets routinely launched ships before they were...read more

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K-19 The Widowmaker - Official Trailer
02:25 — When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
The Widowmaker Trailer
02:26 — Based on the story of Russia's first nuclear missile submarine, K-19: The Widowmaker finds Harrison Ford playing a sub captain, Alexei Vostrikov, who, (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Part of the awful tragedy of the doomed nuclear submarine Kursk, which sank in 2000 with 118 men aboard, was the terrible knowledge that it was just the latest in a long string of accidents involving Russian naval vessels. In their Cold-War haste to build… (more)

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