K-19: The Widowmaker
|Release Date: July 19, 2002||Running Time: 129 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: PG 13||Box Office: $35,168,677.00|
|Genre: Action, Drama, Historical, Thriller|
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Summary:Inspired by a true story, a tale which follows Captain Alexi Vostrikov who, at the height of the Cold War, is ordered to take over command of the nuclear missile submarine K-19, pride of the Soviet Navy. His assignment: Prepare the K-19 for sea and take her out on patrol--no matter what the cost. But problems with the K-19 arise that may lead to a core meltdown and explosion that will certainly kill all aboard, and possibly trigger nuclear war. In a daring act of heroism, Vostrikov must choose between his orders from the Kremlin and the lives of his men.