History Film / CrimsonTide

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* DefconFive: Actually used correctly. The crisis starts out at DEFCON 4 and cycles up to DEFCON 2 when it looks like a missile launch is imminent.



* RedOniBlueOni: Remsey and Hunter, respectively.

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* RedOniBlueOni: BloodKnight Remsey and MartialPacifist Hunter, respectively.
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* [[DieHardOnAnX Die Hard on a Submarine]]: When Hunter and his men fight to stop Ramsey from launching the missiles.
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* HeroesLoveDogs: Okay, Ramsey's more of an AntiHero (or AntiVillain, depending on how you look at it), but he really does love his dog.

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* HeroesLoveDogs: Okay, Ramsey's more of an AntiHero (or AntiVillain, depending on how you look at it), but he really does love his dog. Hunter, who's higher up on the heroic scale, is also fond of the dog.
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* HeroesLoveDogs: Okay, Ramsey's more of an AntiHero (or AntiVillain, depending on how you look at it), but he really does love his dog.
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* NewscasterCameo: Richard Valeriani, a long-time White House correspondent, played himself reporting the backstory leading to the plot.

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* NewscasterCameo: Richard Valeriani, a long-time White House correspondent, played himself [[MrExposition reporting the backstory leading to the plot.plot]].
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* RenegadeRussian: Vladimir Radchenko. Ramsey even notes that this guy is playing a whole different game than the good old-fashioned commies did.
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* AsYouKnow: During the attacks by the Akula submarine, one crew member repeatedly asks another what basic combat terms mean. In fairness, this is lampshaded when another crew member asks "Who did you fuck to get on this boat?!".

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* AsYouKnow: During the attacks by the Akula submarine, one crew member repeatedly asks another what basic combat terms mean. In fairness, this is lampshaded when another crew member asks "Who did "Jesus, who'd you fuck to get on this boat?!".


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* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight: InUniverse, this is the crux of the fight between Rivetti and Benefield, as the former only likes the Silver Surfer as originally done by Jack Kirby while the latter prefers the Jean "Moebius" Giraud interpretation.
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* MartialPacifist: Hunter. He fights back against an ''Akula'' that attacks the ''Alabama'', but he won't launch the nukes if there's a chance that the order has been rescinded.
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* ChewOutFakeOut: {{Downplayed}}--Hunter scolds Rivetti for getting into a fight over the Silver Surfer, but agrees with him about whose Silver Surfer was better.

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* ChewOutFakeOut: {{Downplayed}}--Hunter ChewOutFakeOut:
** {{Downplayed}} early in the movie--Hunter
scolds Rivetti for getting into a fight over the Silver Surfer, but agrees with him about whose Silver Surfer was better.better.
** The admiral at the end scolds Ramsey and Hunter for the breakdown in the chain of command before commending Hunter for acting in the best interests of pretty much everybody and recommending him for his own command.
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* SoundtrackDissonance: The majestic music that plays while the ''Alabama'' is sinking and three sailors drown in the bilge bay.
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