Top 6 The Hunt For Red October Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Hunt For Red October facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Hunt For Red October film message.

Alec Baldwin's daughter has a teddy bear named Stanley who is credited as playing himself.
Alec Baldwin's daughter has a teddy bear named Stanley who is credited as playing himself.

The character's start out speaking Russian then switch to English upon a character saying the word "Armageddon". Armageddon is the same in both language

The Hunt For Red October Trivia

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  1. Jack Ryan's line, "I'm not an Agent, I just write books!" is an homage to Three Days of the Condor (1975), where Robert Redford's character CIA employee Joe Turner (Condor) says, "I'm not a field agent, I just read books!"

The Hunt For Red October Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Scott Glenn trained for his role of Commander Bart Mancuso by giving commands to the real-life sub crew of the USS Salt Lake City, with their captain relaying orders to Glenn via earpiece.

The Hunt For Red October Hidden Details

1 - Daniel Davis, who played Professor Moriarty on Star Trek: TNG aboard the Federation flagship U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-D), also played Charlie Davenport, Captain of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65), in "The Hunt For Red October" (1990).
Daniel Davis, who played Professor Moriarty on Star Trek: TNG aboard the Federation flagship U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-D), also played Charlie Davenport, Captain of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65), in "The Hunt For Red October" (1990).
The Hunt For Red October poster
The Hunt For Red October poster

The Hunt For Red October Plot

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Hunt For Red October. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director John McTiernan
Stars Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill
IMDB score 7.6