MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 88,841 this week

Submarine Seahawk (1958)

Approved  |   |  War  |  December 1958 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 151 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost... See full summary »

Director:

(as Spencer G. Bennet)

Writers:

(original story), (original story) (as Owen Harris) , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 546 titles
created 21 Jun 2011
 
a list of 1196 titles
created 30 Sep 2012
 
War
a list of 102 titles
created 03 Apr 2014
 
a list of 282 titles
created 24 Apr 2014
 
a list of 45 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Submarine Seahawk (1958)

Submarine Seahawk (1958) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Submarine Seahawk.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards
Stars: Edward Judd, James Robertson Justice, Laurence Payne
Torpedo Zone (1955)
Romance | War | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

During WWII, handsome young Italian sub commander and his crew torpedo Allied freighters and transport ships for the Axis then rescue the occasional survivor and treat them humanely while seeking a safe place to put them ashore.

Director: Duilio Coletti
Stars: Lois Maxwell, Renato Baldini, Carlo Bellini
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Second World War drama, set in the Philippines about a group of men recruited for the dangerous mission of destroying an American base to keep strategic papers out of enemy hands when ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Mike Connors, John Ashley, Jewell Lain
Fantasy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A mysterious hypnotist reverts his beautiful assistant back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life.

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Chester Morris, Tom Conway, Cathy Downs
Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

During the Korean War, a troupe of traveling USO entertainers find themselves behind enemy lines with a squad of American soldiers. Together they try to find their way back to their own ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Clyde Stoumen
Stars: Eve Meyer, Chuck Henderson, Don Devlin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Bentley ...
Lt. Cmdr. Paul Turner
...
Lt. (j.g.) David Shore
Wayne Heffley ...
Cmdr. Dean Stoker
Steve Mitchell ...
CPO Andy Flowers
Henry McCann ...
Seaman Ellis Bellis
Paul Maxwell ...
Lt. Cmdr. Bill Hallohan, XO
Nicky Blair ...
Sam
Frank Gerstle ...
Capt. Boardman
Jan Brooks ...
Mrs. Ellen Turner
Mabel Rea ...
Maisie
Leon Tyler ...
Ed
Hal Bogart ...
Radio Operator
Frank Watkins ...
Bearded Sonar Man
Don Fenwick ...
Radio Operator
Marilyn Hanold ...
Nancy
Edit

Storyline

For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost track of. At first, the rest of the crew resent his distant manner and the way he keeps avoiding taking on the Japs. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

submarine | u boat | world war two | See All (3) »

Taglines:

DEATH STALKS BENEATH the SEAS!

Genres:

War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

December 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Submarine X-2  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Really Secret Mission
5 November 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Submarine Seahawk is one of those films that you or I could put together with some stock footage and a knowledge of all the clichés involved in making a submarine motion picture.

The U.S.S. Seahawk has a mission and it looks like a suicide one. Under new skipper John Bentley, they're to go into a secret Japanese base and report when the task force is being refitted. Then the Americans are to pull their own Pearl Harbor.

For reasons only the writers know, the purpose of the mission is kept secret from the crew. Why, God only knows, because where's everybody going to go and tell once they're at sea. So the crew is grumbling why they're going out of the way to avoid engaging the enemy.

John Bentley, Brett Halsey and the rest of the no name cast deserve some kind of medal for wading through this tripe and delivering some kind of decent performances. All the clichés involving submarine films are alive and thriving in Submarine Seahawk.

Will they come home from the mission? Watch the film if you dare and care.


7 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Reuse of film roarmeister2
Juvenille Commander roarmeister2
Discuss Submarine Seahawk (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?