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  • Capt. Borodin: The crew know about the saboteur. They are afraid.
    Marko Ramius: Well, that could be useful when the time comes.


  • Jack Ryan: Send him this.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: Are you out of your mind?
    Jack Ryan: Just send it.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: tell me one thing how did you know he was going to Starboard?
    Jack Ryan: I didn't. I had a 55/50 chance. I needed a break.sorry.
    Jack Ryan: I didn't. I had a 55/50 chance. I needed a break, sorry.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: that's alright Mr. Ryan My Morse is so rusty I could be sending him dimensions on Playmate of the Month.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: That's alright. Mr. Ryan My Morse is so rusty I could be sending him dimensions on Playmate of the Month.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: Ryan some things in here don't react well to bullets
    Capt. Marko Ramius: Ryan some things in here don't react well to bullets.


  • Capt. Bart Mancuso: Are you out of your mind Ryan?
    Jack Ryan: Just send it
    Jack Ryan: Just send it.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: My Morse is so rusty I could be sending him dimensions on Playmate of the Month
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: My Morse is so rusty I could be sending him dimensions on Playmate of the Month.


  • Capt. Bart Mancuso: The hard part about playing chicken is knowing when to flinch.


  • Jeffrey Pelt: Listen, I'm a politician, which means I'm a cheat and a liar, and when I'm not kissing babies, I'm stealing their lollipops, but it also means that I keep my options open.


  • Bill Steiner: Your sub captain's going to make to America Mr. Ryan. And he's going to die within sight of it
    Bill Steiner: Your sub captain's going to make to America Mr. Ryan. And he's going to die within sight of it.


  • Capt. Bart Mancuso: All back full.
    Lt. Comdr. Thompson: Captain...
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: I said, all back full!
    Lt. Comdr. Thompson: Back full, aye.
    Seaman Jones: [the Dallas reverses, churning the water] Captain, we're cavitating, he can hear us!
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: Conn, aye. All right, Ryan, we just unzipped our fly. Mr. Thompson! Open the outer doors, firing point procedures. Now if that bastard so much as twitches, I'm going to blow him straight to Mars.


  • Admiral James Greer: Now, understand, Commander, that torpedo did not self-destruct. You heard it hit the hull. And I... [showing him his identification] ... was never here.


  • Admiral James Greer: "Mother of God!"
    Admiral James Greer: Mother of God!


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: Some things don't react well to bullets
    Capt. Marko Ramius: Hey, Ryan, be careful what you shoot at. Most things in here don't react too well to bullets.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: I'm reminded of the heady days of Sputnik and Yuri Gagarin when the world trembled at the sound of our rockets. They will tremble again at the sound of our silence. The order is engage the silent drive.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: We will pass through the American patrols, past their sonar nets. We will lay off their largest city and listen to their rock and roll while we conduct missile drills. Then we will sail to Havanna where the sun is warm and so is the comradeship.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: Steer right until this reads three one five.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: No, that's wrong! Don't turn that goddamn wheel!
    Capt. Marko Ramius: Three one five.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: You're turning into the torpedo's path!
    Capt. Marko Ramius: Yes.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: Re-verify our range to target... one ping only.
    Capt. Vasily Borodin: Captain, I - I - I just...
    Capt. Marko Ramius: Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, please.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: You're afraid of our fleet. Well, you should be. Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: "... and the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home." Christopher Columbus.
    Capt. Marko Ramius: [quoting Christopher Columbus] 'And the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home.'
    Jack Ryan: Welcome to the New World, Captain
    Jack Ryan: Welcome to the New World, Captain.


  • Capt. Marko Ramius: The hard part about playing chicken is knowin' when to flinch.
    Capt. Bart Mancuso: The hard part about playing chicken is knowin' when to flinch.


  • Capt. Bart Mancuso: That's all right, Mr Ryan. My Morse is so rusty, I could be sending him dimensions on Playmate of the Month.


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