HUNTER KILLER – Review by Susan Granger

Deep under the Arctic Ocean, American submarine Captain Joe Glass (Gerard Butler) is searching for a sunken U.S. sub when he hears distress sounds emanating from a nearby Russian sub that’s been sabotaged from within. After a daring mission that rescues Captain Andropov (Michael Nyqvist), Glass discovers that the destruction of both the U.S. and Russian subs was part of a coup. It’s a bid for power by the Defense Minister (Mikhail Gorevoy), who is holding Russia’s President (Alexander Dyachenko) hostage.

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HUNTER KILLER – Review by Brandy McDonnell

It may not be as useless as a screen door on a submarine, but “Hunter Killer” doesn’t come close to threatening “The Hunt for Red October’s” status as the stuffed-bear prize-holder for top sub thriller, either. South African director Donovan Marsh isn’t the steadiest at the helm with this latest entry into the submerged subgenre of military dramas, but he and his stalwart cast manage to make an engaging if ultimately forgettable undersea adventure.

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