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K-19: Doomsday Submarine (2002)

TV-PG | | Documentary, History | TV Movie
The disastrous first combat patrol of the K-19, the Soviet Union's first atomic-powered nuclear missile submarine.


Jane Armstrong

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Credited cast:
Herrie ten Cate Herrie ten Cate ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robin Collins Robin Collins ... Vladimir Yenin
David Karave David Karave ... Lieutenant Yuriy Povstyev
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Nikita Khrushchev ... Himself (archive footage)
Sergei Kovalev Sergei Kovalev ... Himself (K-19 Designer)
Radiy Shmakov Radiy Shmakov ... Himself (Submarine Designer)
Theodore Sorensen Theodore Sorensen ... Himself (Special Counsel to the President)
Vladimir Vaganov Vladimir Vaganov ... Himself (K-19 First Officer)
Nikolai Zateyev Nikolai Zateyev ... Himself (K-19 Commander)


The disastrous first combat patrol of the K-19, the Soviet Union's first atomic-powered nuclear missile submarine.

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I couldn't get past the first 5 minutes
2 July 2017 | by john-720See all my reviews

If you're doing a docudrama about a nuclear submarine then it's critical to have a narrator that can properly pronounce the word nuclear. The reenactments look well done, but it all comes across as poorly executed by a bad narration. The producers should be ashamed of letting that critical flaw occur, particularly when it could be so easily remedied. Even now it could be easily fixed with replacement narration.

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