“K-19: The Widowmaker” quotes

Movie K-19: The Widowmaker
Title K-19: The Widowmaker
Year 2002
Director Kathryn Bigelow
Genre Drama, History, Thriller, War
Plot – The movie tells the true story of the first Russian nuclear submarine. During its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1961, K-19 has an accident. The crew of the submarine, led by Captain Zateyev, makes a race against time to prevent a nuclear explosion.
All actors – Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo, Roman Podhora, Sam Redford, Steve Nicolson, Liam Neeson, Ravil Isyanov, Tim Woodward, Lex Shrapnel, Shaun Benson, Kris Holden-Ried
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  • “For their courage I nominated these men for the title of hero of the Soviet Union. But the committee ruled that because it was not wartime, and because it was merely an accident, they were not worthy of the title of hero. What good are honors from such people? These men sacrificed, not for a medal. But because when the time came, it was their...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
  • “No captain in the soviet navy has ever been faced with such decisions the fate of the boat, the crew, and the fate of the world all in balance. The navy is my life. And one thing I know, there can only be one captain of a ship. The burden of command is on his shoulders, and his alone. None of you, none of you, has the right to judge captain...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Liam Neeson - Capt. Mikhail Polenin
  • “We deliver, or we drown.”

    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
  • “- Captain Alexei Vostrikov: How bad is it?
    - Lt. Vadim Radtchinko: The leak is in the sealed area. There's no way to get to it. The temperature will keep rising 'til it reaches 1,000 degrees, and...
    - Captain Alexei Vostrikov: And? And what?
    - Lt. Vadim Radtchinko: No one knows.”

    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
    Peter Sarsgaard - Lt. Vadim Radtchinko
  • “This is the future, Pavel. Cars that never need refueling. Free power for every family. Maybe even travel to the planets.”

    Peter Sarsgaard - Lt. Vadim Radtchinko
  • “- Dr. Gennadi Savran: I don't know the first thing about radiation sickness.
    - Captain Alexei Vostrikov: Please...
    - Dr. Gennadi Savran: I'm giving them aspirin. And I'm trying to prevent those who are dying from irradiating those of us who still have some hope.
    - Captain Alexei Vostrikov: Pull yourself together. You're an officer in the Soviet...” (continue)
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    Donald Sumpter - Dr. Gennadi Savran
    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
  • “- Capt. Mikhail Polenin: They'll send you to the Gulag, like your father.
    - Captain Alexei Vostrikov: Well, it's a family tradition, isn't it?”

    Liam Neeson - Capt. Mikhail Polenin
    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
  • “Seven are now dead and nobody knows how many more are dying, or how fast. These are the men who returned home to be interrogated as if a crime had been committed, questioned, even while undergoing treatment for radiation poisoning, locked up and denied access to wives and families but they and their comrades saved K-19 and maybe, just maybe,...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Liam Neeson - Capt. Mikhail Polenin
  • “Under no circumstances will I abandon my boat or my crew to the enemy.”

    Harrison Ford - Capt. Alexei Vostrikov
  • “In American propaganda you will see how everyone has a car, nice clothes, a nice apartment. But you will never see the truth behind this lie. You will not see police dogs attacking strikers and demonstrators for civil rights. You will not see the beggars on the streets, the homeless, the negro-shantytowns in the south. You will not see the...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Ravil Isyanov - Suslov
    [Tag:america, lies, wealth]