The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American espionage thriller film produced by Mace Neufeld, directed by John McTiernan
The film is based on Tom Clancy's 1984 bestselling novel of the same name.
The story is set during the late Cold War era and involves a rogue Soviet naval captain who wishes to defect to the United Stateswith his officers and the Soviet Navy's newest and most advanced nuclear missile submarine.
An American CIA analyst correctly deduces his motive and must prove his theory to the U.S. Navy before a violent confrontation between the Soviet and the American navies’ spirals out of control.
This movie highlights the heat exhisting between USA and USSR.