Ice Station Zebra (1968)
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as Cmdr. James Ferraday
as Boris Vaslov
as David Jones
as Capt. Leslie Anders
as Lt. Russell Walker
as Paul Zabrinczski
as Lt. Mitgang
as Lt. Edgar Hackett
as Dr. Jack Benning
as Dr. Jack Benning
as Lt. Courtney Cartwright
as Russian Aide
as Earl McAuliffe
as Bruce Kentner
as Cedric Patterson
as Lyle Nichols
as Peter Costigan
as Edward Rawlins
as Lt. Carl Mingus
as Timothy Hirsch
as Philip Munsey
Critic Reviews for Ice Station Zebra
An uncharacteristically weak thriller-actioner from the talented director John Sturges.
A conventional Cold War thriller whose flatness keeps it from being as suspenseful as it should be.
Exciting murder-mystery directed by Sturges; Hudson and cast are great.
Sadly, with the exception of 1972's Joe Kidd, Ice Station Zebra marked the end of John Sturges' career as an interesting, innovative director.
Excellent old-style political thriller.
Audience Reviews for Ice Station Zebra
Classic adventure based on a novel by Alistair Maclean. A stellar cast, non-stop action and intrigue and marvelous visuals and sets - the star of which is the tilting submarine inards. One bit always annoys me - the stock footage of Phantom jets pretending to be Migs but its a petty gripe about what is one of my favourite films.
I don't usually like military submarine type movies, but I actually enjoyed this one. The special effects are cool, the story is good and understandable, and I loved McGoohan in this movie, he was awesome. I really liked this movie.
A stellar cast, yet the story is oddly spiltted in two episodes who feel a bit disconnected. A shame though because both had potential on their own. Anyway, a good and surprisingly realistic movie. If you are into classic movies, submarines and cold war this one is for you.
Ice Station Zebra Quotes
|David Jones:||The Russians put our camera made by *our* German scientists and your film made by *your* German scientists into their satellite made by *their* German scientists.|
|Cmdr. James Ferraday:||We operate on a first-name basis. My first name is Captain.|
|David Jones:||I once killed a man called Jones. Though not for that reason, of course.|
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