Hostile Waters


1h 34m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Thriller based on the previously untold true story of how a near-nuclear catastrophe was averted in the wake of a collision between American and Soviet nuclear submarines off the coast of the United States on October 3, 1986.

Film Details

Also Known As
Death of a Yankee, Peril en Mer
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Location
Babelsberg Studios, Potsdam, Germany; Studio Babelsberg, Potsdam, Germany; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Roehampton, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Thriller based on the previously untold true story of how a near-nuclear catastrophe was averted in the wake of a collision between American and Soviet nuclear submarines off the coast of the United States on October 3, 1986.

Crew

Dirk Albrecht

Electrician

Phyl Allarie

Production Coordinator

Jorg Arnold

Other

Peter Arnold

Camera Assistant

Alex Balanescu

Other

Jens Bartram

Makeup Artist

Karl Baumgartner

Consultant

Friedrich Bendele

Grip

James Bigwood

Other

Sarah Bird

Casting Director

Craig Blankenhorn

Photography

John Bloom

Special Thanks To

Josephine Bochnig

Tailor

Karl Heinz Bochnig

Special Effects Supervisor

Tanja Bochnig

Production Assistant

Andreas Brandt

Other

Thomas Brauniger

Art Assistant

Detlef Bruchner

Other

Jon Bunker

Production Designer

Al Burgess

Line Producer

Zoe Cain

Rerecording

Alan Church

Visual Effects

Mary Colquhoun

Casting Director

Ed Colyer

Adr Mixer

Paul Conway

Dialogue Editor

William Cran

Executive Producer

Alec Curtis

Director Of Photography

Mike Dowson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Annette Drees

Assistant Director

Jurgen Drum

Effects Assistant

Ben Drury

Assistant Director

Hannes Ewerth

Consultant

Kaspar Falkenroth

Assistant

Ian Farr

Editor

David Ferguson

Music

Richard Fettes

Sound Effects Editor

Georg Fick

Camera

Peter Field

Director Of Photography

Christian Fischer

Driver

David Ford

Visual Effects

Andy Fowler

Production Coordinator

Mike Fraser

Negative Cutting

Bernd Fraunholz

Art Assistant

Tony Garnett

Producer

Dirk Gobel

Location Manager

Karl-heinz Goldschmidt

Art Department

J J Gordon

Other

Deanna Gould

Visual Effects

Rob Greene

Main Title Design

Eckart Griz

Driver

Martin Gutteridge

Visual Effects

Stefan A Haase

Animator

Bernhard Henrich

Set Decorator

Annette Hoffman

Costume Designer

Peter Holmes

Visual Effects

Lothar Horn

Grip

Peter Huchthausen

Research And Content Consultant

Axel Huebner

Driver

Uli Isfort

Props Buyer

Gerhard Jakubowski

Production Supervisor

Heiko Jorke

Key Grip

Chris Joyce

Boom Operator

Ronald Kage

Best Boy

Axel Kahnt

Property Master

Joseph Klinger

Special Effects

Dirk Kornfuhrer

Other

Sabine Kotke

Caterer

Thomas Krivy

Other

Anne-marie Laber

Wardrobe

Stephan Lethaus

Animator

Dieter Littman

Special Effects

David Lord

Music Conductor

Tom Mangold

Research And Content Consultant

Marion Manthey

Accounting Assistant

Frank Marggraf

Gaffer

Troy Kennedy Martin

Screenplay

Jason Mcdonald

3-D Artist

Sebastian Meuschel

Steadicam Operator

Paul Meyer-gerlt

Accountant

Catherine Michel

Camera

Sascha Mieke

Camera Assistant

John Morris

Visual Effects

Thomas Mulack

Effects Coordinator

Hans Muller

Generator Operator

Conny Neetenbeek

Production Assistant

Cindy Niepold

Wardrobe Assistant

Derek Norman

Sound Recordist

Mike Nunn

Post-Production Supervisor

Jackie Ophir

Assistant Editor

Cornelia Partmann

Casting

Robert Quinn

Assistant Director

Martina Raschke

Makeup Artist

Ian Reade-hill

Art Director

Brian A Roberts

Driver

Katy Salvidge

Music Arranger

John Sargent

Other

Ingo Scharnowski

Electrician

Udo Scharnowski

Art Director

Udo Scharnowski

Construction

Mike Schmidt

Office Runner

Uli Schmidt

Assistant Camera Operator

Sebastian Schwandtner

Electrician

Mark Taylor

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Stephanie Tepper

Executive Producer

Carla Thoeren

Associate Producer

Konstantin Thoeren

Executive Producer

David M. Thompson

Executive Producer

Dieter Tillak

Construction Manager

Dominic Tuohy

Visual Effects

Matthew Twyford

Visual Effects

Volker Ullrich

Production Coordinator

Stephanie Umbreit

Driver

Mike Valentine

Camera

Viola Volk

Wardrobe Supervisor

Philine Von Goretzky

Office Runner

Christel Vonk

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Julie Watkins

Visual Effects

John Watson

Assistant Director

Jens Wesse

Caterer

Jonathan Westley

2-D Animator

Claudia Wipfler

Script Supervisor

Aviv Yaron

Visual Effects

Patrik Zimmermann

Props

Film Details

Also Known As
Death of a Yankee, Peril en Mer
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Location
Babelsberg Studios, Potsdam, Germany; Studio Babelsberg, Potsdam, Germany; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Roehampton, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 13, 1998

Aired in United States July 26, 1997

Released in United States on Video January 13, 1998

Previous title: "Death of a Yankee."

Began shooting September 10, 1996.

Completed shooting October 28, 1996.