A Glimpse of Hell
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A Glimpse of Hell
On April 19, 1989, an explosion during training exercises in Gun Turret number two of the U.S.S. Iowa, a storied battleship, created more than one firestorm; Besides the one that killed more than 40 sailors, a scandal swept the nation that put the U.S. Navy on the defensive. The Navy, in what some suspected was an attempt to cover up unauthorized artillery experiments by enlisted men, accused one of the dead men of being a suicidal homosexual and setting off the explosion in a fit of jealous rage. Idealistic Lieutenant Dan Meyer (Robert Sean Leonard), a witness to the tragedy, whose father was… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

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"...proves that just because a movie's based on a true story, doesn't mean that it'll necessarily make for a compelling film."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"A made-for-TV docudrama that breeds Edward Dmytryk's The Caine Mutiny with Rob Reiner's A Few Good Men, A Glimpse of Hell impresses only with its dedication to mediocrity."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
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