Frank Ramsey
Capt. Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) is the commander of the USS Alabama, which prepares to launch nuclear missiles in a preemptive strike against Russia. haste. But as the country reaches the brink of war, Lt. Commander Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) feels he has to stop him.


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Capt. Ramsey

Capt. Ramsey: Speaking of horses did you ever see those Lipizzaner stallions.
Hunter: What?
Capt. Ramsey: From Portugal. The Lipizzaner stallions. The most highly trained horses in the world. They're all white?
Hunter: Yes, sir.
Capt. Ramsey: "Yes, sir" you're aware they're all white or "Yes, sir" you've seen them?
Hunter: Yes, sir I've seen them. Yes, sir I was aware that they're are all white. They are not from Portugal; they're from Spain and at birth, they're not white; they're black. Sir.
Capt. Ramsey: I didn't know that. But they are from Portugal.