Ice Station Zebra
Ice Station Zebra (1968)

Russian and American rescue personnel are sent to recover a spacecraft marooned on an ice flow in the frigid North Pole. Submarine Commander Ferraday (Rock Hudson) is ordered to find the spacecraft that is sending out distress signals. On… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 11, 2005
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

An uncharacteristically weak thriller-actioner from the talented director John Sturges.

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Steve Crum

Exciting murder-mystery directed by Sturges; Hudson and cast are great.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Hokey but lavishly filmed submarine spy drama.

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Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Sadly, with the exception of 1972's Joe Kidd, Ice Station Zebra marked the end of John Sturges' career as an interesting, innovative director.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A conventional Cold War thriller whose flatness keeps it from being as suspenseful as it should be.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Excellent old-style political thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
I don't usually like military submarine type movies, but I actually enjoyed this one. The special effects are cool, the story is good and understandable,… More
Barry Lappin
Great Cold War romp.
The Shrewlord
Classic adventure based on a novel by Alistair Maclean. A stellar cast, non-stop action and intrigue and marvelous visuals and sets - the star of which is the… More
Henrik Schunk
A stellar cast, yet the story is oddly spiltted in two episodes who feel a bit disconnected. A shame though because both had potential on their own. Anyway, a… More