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The Hunt for Red October
Crowning Music of Awesome: Hymn to Red October, written by Basil Poledouris.
Genius Bonus: "I have become Death, destroyer of worlds", an "ancient Hindu text", was also uttered by Oppenheimer during the explosion of the atomic bomb.
Not as much, at least in the movie, since Ramius follows up by mentioning it was quoted by an American who helped create the atomic bomb. He doesn't specify that it's Oppenheimer directly, though.
Hilarious in Hindsight: The Soviet political officer who is named .
Putin Memetic Mutation:
"This business will get out of control. It will get out of control and we will be lucky to live through it."
"Give me a ping, Vasily. One ping only, please."
Special Effect Failure: You can see the bluescreened landscape through Alec Baldwin's hair at the end of the film.
Also, the missiles are all-too-obviously animated. Which just goes to show that even Industrial Light and Magic can have an off day.