The Hunt for Red October


2h 1990

Brief Synopsis

While Americans prepare for a nuclear submarine attack, CIA agent Jack Ryan has only a few hours to prove his suspicion that the Russian is defecting before all-out war breaks loose. Let the hunt begin.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hunt for Red October, Jakten på Röd Oktober, la poursuite d'Octobre Rouge, A, À la poursuite d'Octobre Rouge
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Debbie Joe Grillo
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Moscow, Soviet Union; Alaska, USA; Puget Sound, Washington, USA; Leningrad, Soviet Union; Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA; San Diego, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

While Americans prepare for a nuclear submarine attack, CIA agent Jack Ryan has only a few hours to prove his suspicion that the Russian is defecting before all-out war breaks loose. Let the hunt begin.

Crew

Jan H. Aaris

Special Effects Assistant

Steve Adcock

Assistant Camera Operator

William R Aldridge

Special Effects Assistant

A V Aleksandrov

Music

Jon Alexander

Camera Operator

Damon Allison

Special Effects Assistant

Scott E Anderson

Graphics

J Tom Archuleta

Assistant Director

Darryl M Athons

Costumes

Larry Aube

Grip

Tim August

Production Assistant

Ed Ayer

Lighting Technician

Michael Backauskas

Other

Jerry Ballew

Assistant Director

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

William Barr

Best Boy

David Bartholomew

Editor

Don Bassman

Sound

Randall K Bean

Graphics

Greg Beaumonte

Other

Steve Beck

Art Director

Kathleen Beeler

Rotoscope Animator

John Benson

Sound Editor

Pamela Bentkowski

Foley Editor

Tom Bertino

Rotoscope Animator

Gary Bierend

Other

Lieutenant Commander George Billy

Assistant

Brent Boates

Art Director

Phil Bowen

Camera Assistant

Tim Boyle

Music

Marty Brenneis

Other

Lieutenant James D Brooks

Assistant

Shelley Rae Buck

Adr Editor

Edgar Burcksen

Editor

Linda Bygrave

Assistant

James D Camomile

Special Effects Assistant

Lieutenant Scott D Campbell

Assistant

David Canestro

Grip

Charlie Canfield

Camera

Larry Carow

Sound Editor

Lanny Cermak

Other

Carl Ciarfalio

Stunts

Tom Clancy

Source Material (From Novel)

Robert Clark

Other

Kevin F Cleary

Sound

Michael Coo

Dolly Grip

Michael Cooper

Other

Anne Couk

Sound Editor

Monty Cox

Stunts

Bruce Crow

Production Assistant

F X Crowley

Other

William M Cruse

Art Director

Gregroy J Curda

Foley Mixer

Steve Danton

Assistant Director

Peter Daulton

Camera Operator

Wes Dawn

Makeup

Jan De Bont

Dp/Cinematographer

Jan De Bont

Director Of Photography

John Desjardin

Video

Larry Deunger

Other

Dennis Dewaay

Construction Coordinator

Larry Dewaay

Executive Producer

Al Di Sarro

Special Effects Coordinator

Christofer Dierdorff

Camera

Ron Diggory

Other

Mark A.z. Dippt

Graphics

Shane Dixon

Stunts

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

John Michael Eaves

Visual Effects

G A El-reghistan

Music

Juno J. Ellis

Adr Editor

Jerry Enright

Lighting Technician

Gary Epper

Stunts

Jay M Epstein

Special Effects Assistant

Sharon Wilson Ewing

Assistant Camera Operator

John Paul Fasal

Sound Effects

Steven E Fegley

Foreman

David Fein

Foley Artist

Mike Fenster

Transportation Captain

Larry Ferguson

Screenplay

Michael L. Fink

Consultant

Ken Fisher

Camera Assistant

Pat Fitzsimmons

Gaffer

Ron Fode

Assistant Editor

Sandy Ford

Graphics

Jon Foreman

Visual Effects

Bruce Fortune

Sound Editor

George Gambetta

Other

Dino Ganziano

Hair

Roger Gebhard

Camera Operator

Richard Bryce Goodman

Sound

Douglas Greenfield

Consultant

Ron Gress

Other

Debbie Joe Grillo

Cable Operator

Rhonda Gunner

Video

Joanne Hafner

Rotoscope Animator

John A Haggar

Assistant Editor

Cecelia Hall

Sound Editor

Jennifer Hall Lee

Other

Crystal Hawkins

Accounting Assistant

Joseph A Hawthorne

Graphic Artist

Camilla Henneman

Visual Effects

Rebecca Heskes

Rotoscope Animator

Myra L Hill

Transportation Coordinator

Robert Hill

Camera Assistant

Jay M Hirsch

Special Effects Assistant

Richard Hollander

Video

John E. Horton

Other

Michael Hosch

Art Department

Frank Howard

Sound Editor

Jennifer Howard

Production Assistant

Alan Howarth

Sound Effects

Steve Hulin

Stunts

Peg Hunter

Other

Evan Jacobs

Production Assistant

Harley Jessup

Art Director

Amanda Mackey Johnson

Casting

Keith Johnson

Camera Operator

R A Johnson

Other

Bobby Johnston

Miniatures

Keii Johnston

Stunts

James Kail

Makeup

Jay Kamen

Adr Editor

Dave Karpman

Other

Scott Keppler

Other

Elisabeth Kern

Assistant

Jennifer Knoll

Effects Coordinator

John Knoll

Visual Effects Supervisor

Luca Kouimelis

Script Supervisor

Ted Kredo

Lighting Technician

Carol Land

Assistant

James Lim

Camera Operator

Willard O Livingston

Props

Keith London

Visual Effects

Jonathan Luskin

Graphics

Bruce Macrae

Visual Effects

Greg Maloney

Other

Mike Marasco

Stunts

Beau E.l. Marks

Unit Director

Beau E.l. Marks

Unit Production Manager

Terence Marsh

Production Designer

Victoria Martin

Foley Editor

Joel B Marx

Production Supervisor

Joel B Marx

Location Manager

Steve Mate

Other

Bruce V. Mcbroom

Photography

Michael Mcgovern

Assistant Editor

Roberto Mcgrath

Negative Cutting

Gregory L Mcmurry

Video

Greig Mcritchie

Original Music

Gary Meyer

Other

Pat Meyers

Camera

Mickey S. Michaels

Set Decorator

S V Mikhalkov

Music

Jennifer Millar

Other

Carl Miller

Camera Assistant

F Hudson Miller

Sound Editor

Mark S. Miller

Project Manager

Craig Mohagen

Other

Rodney Morgan

Visual Effects

Tim Morgan

Best Boy

David Morton

Other

Chris Mosley

Camera Assistant

Kimberly K Nelson

Visual Effects

Lori J Nelson

Other

Glenn Neufeld

Video

Mace Neufeld

Producer

Stuart Neumann

Location Manager

Kim Nolan

Apprentice

Bob Noland

Color Timer

Kate O'neil

Camera Assistant

Heidi Anne Odum

Production Coordinator

Donald Ortiz

Sound Editor

Dick Overton

Sound

R J Palmer

Sound Editor

James H Patton

Technical Advisor

Ronald L Patton

Consultant

Scott Peterson

Video

Chuck Picerni Jr.

Stunt Coordinator

Paul Picerni

Stunts

Steve Picerni

Stunts

Lieutenant Commander Ronald F Pinkard

Assistant

Vance Piper

Camera Assistant

Basil Poledouris

Music

Basil Poledouris

Song

Joe Ramsey

Special Effects Assistant

Isidoro Raponi

Props

Bruce Richardson

Sound Editor

Bruce Richardson

Transportation Captain

Louis Rivera

Negative Cutting

Cal Roberts

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary D Rogers

Sound

Philip Romano

Stunts

Milius Romyn

Visual Effects

Ronnie Rondell

Stunts

Stephen Rosenbaum

Graphics

Martin Rosenberg

Camera Operator

Tom Rosseter

Other

Penny Runge

Other

Michael A Ruscio

Assistant Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Hunt for Red October, Jakten på Röd Oktober, la poursuite d'Octobre Rouge, A, À la poursuite d'Octobre Rouge
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Debbie Joe Grillo
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Moscow, Soviet Union; Alaska, USA; Puget Sound, Washington, USA; Leningrad, Soviet Union; Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA; San Diego, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Award Wins

Best Sound Effects Sound Editing

1990

Award Nominations

Best Editing

1990
Dennis Virkler

Best Sound

1990

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

According to the July 1991 issue of Esquire magazine, Tom Clancy received $600,000 for the film rights to his novel.

Began shooting April 3, 1989.

According to the July 1991 issue of Esquire magazine, Robert Garland, David Shaber and John Milius contributed their screenwriting services.

Released in United States Spring March 2, 1990

Released in United States on Video October 25, 1990

Released in United States Spring March 2, 1990

Released in United States on Video October 25, 1990

According to the Los Angeles Times, Sean Connery, who replaced Klaus Maria Brandauer, received an estimated $4,000,000 salary.