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1.
Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
 
2.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
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In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war? (135 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
3.
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
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A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
4.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
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When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster. (138 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
5.
The Enemy Below (1957)
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During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. (98 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
6.
U-571 (2000)
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A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine. (116 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
 
7.
Ice Station Zebra (1968)
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USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station. (148 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
8.
Crimson Tide (1995)
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On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so. (116 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
9.
Down Periscope (1996)
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Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days... (92 mins.)
Director: David S. Ward
 
10.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
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A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo. (127 mins.)
 
11.
Gray Lady Down (1978)
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A Navy Captain uses his experimental Snark to reach a nuclear submarine stuck on an ocean ledge. (111 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
12.
Destination Tokyo (1943)
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In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore. (135 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
13.
Submarine Alert (1943)
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Nazi spies use a stolen shortwave transmitter prototype to broadcast top secret shipping info to an offshore Japanese sub... (66 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
 
14.
The Silver Fleet (1943)
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Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with... (88 mins.)
 
15.
Operation Pacific (1951)
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During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife. (111 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
 
16.
Hell and High Water (1954)
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During the Cold War, a scientific team refits a Japanese submarine and hires an ex-Navy officer to find a secret Chinese atomic island base and prevent a Communist plot against America that could trigger WW3. (103 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
17.
Three Little Sew and Sews (1939 Short Film)
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The stooges are sailors working in a ships' tailor shop. When they can't get passes to go ashore, they... (19 mins.)
Director: Del Lord
 
18.
Hellcats of the Navy (1957)
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The daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the waters of Japan during WWII. This is Ronald and Nancy Reagan's only screen appearance together. (82 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
 
19.
Torpedo Run (1958)
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A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese ship with prisoners. (98 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
20.
Operation Petticoat (1959)
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During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses. (124 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
21.
The Atomic Submarine (1959)
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Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate. (72 mins.)
 
22.
Up Periscope (1959)
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In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes. (112 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
23.
Batman: The Movie (1966)
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The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. (105 mins.)
 
24.
Fantastic Voyage (1966)
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A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream. (100 mins.)
 
25.
Murphy's War (1971)
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A lone survivor from a British naval ship is obsessed with getting revenge on a German U-boat crew that massacred his shipmates in the water. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
26.
The Neptune Factor (1973)
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When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger. (98 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
 
27.
Hostile Waters (1997 TV Movie)
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In October 1986, a Soviet submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda. (94 mins.)
Director: David Drury
 
28.
The Hunley (1999 TV Movie)
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CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley... (94 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
29.
Below (2002)
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Strange happenings occur on a WW II submarine. (105 mins.)
Director: David Twohy
 
30.
In Enemy Hands (2004)
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When American submarine Swordfish is torpedoed the survivors are picked up by a passing German U-boat but an outbreak of meningitis threatens all aboard. (94 mins.)
Director: Tony Giglio
 
31.
Battle Under Orion (2009)
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World War II story alternates between the past and present, linked by a fateful song. Japanese sub I-77... (120 mins.)
 
32.
USS Seaviper (2012)
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The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange... (102 mins.)
 
33.
Phantom (2013)
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The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery. (98 mins.)
Director: Todd Robinson
 
34.
Phantom: The Submarine (1999)
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Phantom...Korea's first nuclear submarine. Armed with nuclear weapons and a crew with no record of existence, it embarks on a do-or-die mission into the deep waters of the Pacific. (110 mins.)
Director: Byung-chun Min
 
35.
2010: Moby Dick (2010 Video)
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A modern adaptation of the classic novel of the captain of a high tech submarine and his obsessive quest to destroy the enormousprehistoric whale that maimed him. (87 mins.)
Director: Trey Stokes