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Run Silent Run Deep (1958)

 -  War | Action | Drama  -  27 March 1958 (USA)
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A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew.

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The captain of a submarine sunk by the Japanese during WWII is finally given a chance to skipper another sub after a year of working a desk job. His singleminded determination for revenge against the destroyer that sunk his previous vessel puts his new crew in unneccessary danger. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Gable and Lancaster make the seas boil in the battle adventure that hits like a torpedo!

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Run Silent, Run Deep  »

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Although at the time of its release the movie was hailed as a fairly realistic portrayal of a submarine in World War II, there was also some controversy since both Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster were much older than real US Navy captains and lieutenants in wartime. See more »

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In several underwater scenes, the bottom of the tank the film is being shot in can be seen - it has a very flat, level bottom, and light can be seen reflected on it. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Jim Bledsoe: If you should fail, and somehow come out of this alive, there won't be a desk small enough for you this time.
Commander Richardson: That's strange, Jim. I never even thought of failing.
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Opening credits: "Bungo Straits Near the Coast of Japan 1942" See more »

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Edited into Spisok korabley (2008) See more »

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aside from Das Boot, one of the very best submarine flicks
2 August 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

There's really nothing to knock about this excellent submarine film. The acting was stellar--with Clark Gable giving a generally restrained performance and Burt Lancaster doing a fine job as his second in command. The writing and directing were also very good and are meant to appeal to the intelligent and discerning viewers. Although not exactly upbeat, I like the way the movie ends--it may be a bit of a downer for some, but represents the sacrifices that are often made in war. As a result of all these pluses, it is an even better film than the exceptional Destination Tokyo. However, considering the absolute care and devotion to detail in the German film, Das Boot, it must rank as perhaps the second-best submarine film of all-time.


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