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Torpedo Run (1958)





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In the psychological WW2 drama Torpedo Run, Glenn Ford plays submarine commander Barney Doyle, who is obsessed with sinking a particular Japanese aircraft carrier. Several months earlier, the carrier had escaped destruction by shielding itself with a POW transport ship, which was sunk by Doyle's torpedoes. The sunken transport had been carrying Doyle's wife and daughter, captured in the Philippines. This tragically unavoidable incident has transformed Doyle into a modern Ahab, mercilessly driving the men under him towards the single goal of blowing the hated enemy aircraft carrier out of the seas.
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Glenn Ford
as Lt. Cmdr. Barney Doyle
Ernest Borgnine
as Lt. Archer 'Archie' Sloan
Diane Brewster
as Jane Doyle
Dean Jones
as Lt. Jake 'Fuzz' Foley
L.Q. Jones
as `Hash' Benson
Philip Ober
as Adm. Samuel Setton
Richard Carlyle
as Cmdr. Don Adams
Fredd Wayne
as Orville `Goldy' Goldstein
Don Keefer
as Ensign Ron Milligan
Robert Hardy
as Lt. Redley
Paul Picerni
as Lt. Burl Fisher
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Critic Reviews for Torpedo Run

All Critics (1)

A well-crafted submarine psychological thriller, from a novel by Richard Sale.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for Torpedo Run


Torpedo Run holds up better better than most old submarine movies and appears to be technically more accurate than most. It's not up to the standard of Das Boot, but definitely worth watching.

Bruce Rheinstein
Bruce Rheinstein

Well produced war drama, nice cast, some tense moments but it is really formula stuff with a bigger than average budget.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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