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Down Periscope (1996)

PG-13
92 min | Comedy

Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days. With a crew that consists only of weird guys (and a gal), he's headed against the atomic powered USS Orlando, with ...See moreLt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days. With a crew that consists only of weird guys (and a gal), he's headed against the atomic powered USS Orlando, with the mission to destroy a dummy battleship. Written by Thomas Meyer See less
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Hugh Wilson (screenplay) (story) | Andrew Kurtzman (screenplay) | Eliot Wald (screenplay)
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$ 31,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 25,785,603
Gross (World)
$ 11,768,149
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Release date
Mar 1, 1996 (United States)

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Kelsey Grammer
Tom Dodge Tom Dodge   See fewer
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Rob Schneider
Marty Pascal Marty Pascal   See fewer
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Bruce Dern
Admiral Graham Admiral Graham   See fewer
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William H. Macy
Captain Knox Captain Knox   See fewer
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Toby Huss
Nitro Nitro   See fewer
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Duane Martin
Jackson Jackson   See fewer
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Bradford Tatum
Stepanak Stepanak   See fewer
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Rip Torn
Admiral Winslow Admiral Winslow   See fewer
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James Martin Jr.
Orlando Radioman Orlando Radioman   See fewer
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Jordan Marder
Orlando Ensign Orlando Ensign   See fewer
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Matt Landers
Orlando XO Orlando XO   See fewer
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Joseph Latimore
Orlando Sonarman Orlando Sonarman   See fewer
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Patton Oswalt
Stingray Radioman Stingray Radioman   See fewer
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Joe Soto
Helmsman Helmsman   See fewer
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John Shepherd
Young Sailor Young Sailor   See fewer
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Pierrino Mascarino
Trawler Captain Trawler Captain   See fewer
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Dennis Fimple
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Ancel Cook
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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James Harper
Supportive Admiral Supportive Admiral   See fewer
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Rudy Hornish
Admiral #2 Admiral #2   See fewer
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Tommy Terrell
Admiral #3 Admiral #3   See fewer
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Elliot Easton
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Michael Connors
Orlando Young Sailor (as Michael William Connors) Orlando Young Sailor (as Michael William Connors)   See fewer
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Paul Tranghese
Sailor #2 Sailor #2   See fewer
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Mitchell R. Danton
Conn Tower Officer (as Mitch Danton) Conn Tower Officer (as Mitch Danton)   See fewer
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Jackson Sleet
Torpedo Man Torpedo Man   See fewer
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Annie Talbot
Singing Waitress Singing Waitress   See fewer
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Eugene Daniel
Singing Sailor Singing Sailor   See fewer
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Bob Dini
Singing Sailor Singing Sailor   See fewer
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Andrew Christian English
Singing Sailor (as Andrew English) Singing Sailor (as Andrew English)   See fewer
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Steve Giralo
Singing Sailor Singing Sailor   See fewer
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Robert Grochau
Singing Sailor Singing Sailor   See fewer
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Jamie James
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Joseph Keawkalaya
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Todd Odom
Singing Sailor Singing Sailor   See fewer
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Eric Anzalone
Village People Biker (uncredited) Village People Biker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Ladd Burkey
Crewman Pirate / MP (uncredited) Crewman Pirate / MP (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Holman
Selection Board Officer (uncredited) Selection Board Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Koster
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Felipe Rose
Villiage People Indian (uncredited) Villiage People Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timothy D. Rossi
Submarine Crew (uncredited) Submarine Crew (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theodore Carl Soderberg
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Vinant-Tang
Submarine Sailor (uncredited) Submarine Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gabrielle Wagner
Sailor's Wife (uncredited) Sailor's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tirralan Watkins
Sailor's Girlfriend (uncredited) Sailor's Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 18,837 votes