The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 film based on the best-selling Tom Clancy novel of the same name. It was directed by John McTiernan and stars Sean Connery as Captain Marko Ramius and Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan.
The Hunt for Red October received mostly negative critical reviews from many major publications upon its theatrical release, but has received critical acclaim since, including 95% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was one of the top grossing films of the year, grossing $122 million in North America and $200 million worldwide. The film won the Academy Award for Sound Editing in 1991.