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Inspired by a true story, K-19: The Widowmaker follows Captain Alexei Vostrikov (Harrison Ford) 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 K-19 arise that may lead to a core meltdown and explosion that will certainly kill all aboard, and possibly trigger a nuclear war. In a daring act of heroism, Vostrikov must choose between his orders from the Kremlin and the lives of his men.
I thought the story was very moving. It was effective in creating this overwhelming sense of doom and empathy for the men who died from the radiation poisoning. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Will Campbell
K-19 is a good suspensful movie. Thought lead actors did a terrific job (despite the accent issues) and this film makes for a good rainy Saturday afternoon or night change of... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Kat's Meow
One of the best submarine movies of all-time. There have been plenty of WWII-themed movies made, yet this movie is able to be among the elite of them without much action in terms... Read morePublished 1 month ago by spiders-n-vinegaroons