Crimson Tide (1995)

Crimson Tide

Is smoking allowed on submarines? How often do captains threaten men with guns and punch people? And how does a Sailor have any privacy on a sub? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco, Tim Fogarty, and Christina Croco unhack Crimson Tide (1995) in this podcast episode.

Tim spent many years serving on submarines in the U.S. Navy and shares his insights on this classic 90s thriller.

With nuclear war hanging in the balance, two submarine officers battle over the proper actions to take. Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman star in Tony Scott’s Crimson Tide (1995)!

Episode Log:

  • Tim’s submarine experience (1:10)
  • May 1995 trivia (6:20)
  • Summary of Crimson Tide‘s story (7:05)
  • Movie review (9:00)
  • Navy terminology (15:00)
  • Are the submarine spaces the right size? (24:05)
  • Smoking/exercising on submarines (30:20)
  • Running drills on a submarine (38:25)
  • Captain vs the Executive Officer (40:20)
  • Mutiny on submarines (44:30)
  • First year on a sub (51:45)
  • Budget, Box Office, Critics’ reactions (57:45)
  • “Fiction or Fake?” game (59:25)

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