Down Periscope (1996)

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Tom Dodge is a career navy officer, with an unenviable record, given one last chance to prove himself in a series of wargames. He finds himself shackled with a diesel submarine and a motley crew and given the task of outwitting faster, more powerful nuclear ships. One of his superiors, believing Dodge to be unsuited to the service, does his best to scupper his chances.

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