Submarine movies

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1. Torpedo Alley (1952)

84 min | Drama

Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is rescued at sea by a submarine after he freezes at the controls and crashes, killing his two crewmen. He returns to civilian life but ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Mark Stevens, Dorothy Malone, Charles Winninger, Bill Williams

Votes: 146

2. Ghazi Shaheed (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | War

The film covers a story of mysterious loss of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi. She has participated in second and third Indo-Pakistani wars (1965 and 1971) and has been sunk in December 1971 nearby Indian coast.

Director: Kazim Pasha | Stars: Mobina Dossal, Shabbir Jan, Adnan Jilani, Ghalib Kamal

Votes: 9

4. The Rift (1990)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Siren II, a submarine under the command of Capt. Phillips, ventures into the deep on a mission to recover the missing Siren I. Their quest is hindered when the submarine becomes entangled in a patch of toxic seaweed.

Director: Juan Piquer Simón | Stars: Jack Scalia, R. Lee Ermey, Ray Wise, Deborah Adair

Votes: 1,877

5. Time Under Fire (1997)

R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi

A US submarine runs into a time rift. A special unit goes on a mission to see what's on the other side. They find themselves in an alternate dystopian America, now a one-man dictatorship. They decide to help the rebels.

Directors: Scott P. Levy, Tripp Reed | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Richard Tyson, Jack Coleman, Bryan Cranston

Votes: 470

6. Siluri umani (1954)

87 min | Drama, War

The Italian Navy attack the English fleet in 1941 when they are anchored in the bay of Suda in Crete.

Directors: Antonio Leonviola, Marc-Antonio Bragadin, Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Raf Vallone, Franco Fabrizi, Andrea Checchi, Ettore Manni

Votes: 38

7. Brothers of Italy (1952)

103 min | Drama

Capodistria, 1915. Captain Nazario Sauro, an officer in the Autrian Navy, is one of those patriots who militate for Italy to enter World War I. When he is about to be arrested by the ... See full summary »

Director: Fausto Saraceni | Stars: Ettore Manni, Paul Muller, Carlo Hintermann, Olga Solbelli

9. SS Papanikolis (1971)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, History

The story of the sailors of the submarine "Papanikolis" that sailed for the Adriatic shortly after the declaration of war in '40.

Director: George Zervoulakos | Stars: Kostas Kazakos, Giannis Fertis, Aimilia Ypsilanti, Pavlos Liaros

Votes: 82

10. Phantom (I) (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, History, Thriller

40 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: Ed Harris, Julian Adams, David Duchovny, William Fichtner

Votes: 13,782 | Gross: $0.49M

11. Orzel (1959)

104 min | Drama, War

Based on a true story of Polish submarine "Orzel" (The Eagle): September 1939, "Orzel" is coming to Estonian neutral harbor in Tallin. Under pressure from Germany Estonians have intern the ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Buczkowski | Stars: Wienczyslaw Glinski, Aleksander Sewruk, Jan Machulski, Roland Glowacki

Votes: 144

12. Full Metal Panic! (2002– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl.

Stars: Tomokazu Seki, Satsuki Yukino, Jason Douglas, Yukana

Votes: 5,206

13. Counter Measures (1998 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

When an elite Russian Nuclear Submarine carrying a doomsday weapon is hijacked, a submarine demolitions expert and the USS Springfield are deployed to obliterate the terrorists' plan, and the sub, in a frantic race against time.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, James Horan, Alexander Keith, Scott Marlowe

Votes: 370

15. Depth Charge (2008 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Thriller

On his final voyage a commandeer aboard a nuclear submarine is making a shocking bid for world peace. With the help of mercenaries he takes over the sub in order to hold Washington D.C. and the world hostage.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Eric Roberts, Barry Bostwick, Chris Warren

Votes: 439

16. Western Approaches (1944)

83 min | Drama, War

A wartime film, made under the auspices of the Crown Film Unit, served as a tribute to the Merchant Navy. During WWII, they kept the lifeline to America and the Commonwealth open so that ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Eric Fullerton, Duncan MacKenzie, W. Kerr, Eric Baskeyfield

Votes: 90

17. Crash Dive (1996 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, who turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL can save the day by sliding aboard while the sub is underwater.

Director: Andrew Stevens | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Frederic Forrest, Reiner Schöne, Jay Acovone

Votes: 794

18. Submerged (2001 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

A moment by moment account of the sinking and rescue of the crew of the submarine USS Squalus which was the first rescue of living crew on a submarine.

Director: James Keach | Stars: Sam Neill, Shea Whigham, Emily Procter, Hugh O'Conor

Votes: 445

19. Last Resort (I) (2012–2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island.

Stars: Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Daisy Betts, Camille De Pazzis

Votes: 21,077

21. Sluchay v kvadrate '36-80' (1982)

93 min | Action, Drama

Russian naval pilots risk death to help stop a American Submarine whose defective reactor threatens a nuclear meltdown.

Director: Mikhail Tumanishvili | Stars: Boris Shcherbakov, Mihai Volontir, Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Vladimir Sedov

Votes: 122

23. Sekretny farvater (1986 TV Movie)

Action, Adventure, War

Scene of film action takes place in Baltic Sea during WWII in 1944-45.

Director: Vladimir Karansky | Stars: Anatoliy Kotenyov, Sergey Bystritskiy, Larisa Guzeeva, Vyacheslav Bogatyrev

Votes: 67

24. 1941 (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War

34 Metascore

Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen

Votes: 31,698 | Gross: $31.76M

25. Murphy's War (1971)

GP | 107 min | Drama, War

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.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

Votes: 3,031 | Gross: $0.21M

26. The Cruel Sea (1953)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, War

The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 4,188

27. Submarine Base (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, War

Ship engineer Jim Taggert is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan, an American gangster that found New York too hot for him, and has become a fisherman operating from an ... See full summary »

Director: Albert H. Kelley | Stars: John Litel, Alan Baxter, Eric Blore, Georges Metaxa

Votes: 153

29. Gray Lady Down (1978)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A Navy Captain uses his experimental Snark to reach a nuclear submarine stuck on an ocean ledge.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,801

30. Hellcats of the Navy (1957)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Thriller, War

The daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the waters of Japan during World War II.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Arthur Franz, Robert Arthur

Votes: 908

31. Ice Station Zebra (1968)

G | 148 min | Adventure, Thriller

USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown

Votes: 9,287

32. Assault on a Queen (1966)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

A motley crew of treasure hunters plan to rob the cruise-liner RMS Queen Mary, using a recovered WW2 German submarine.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa, Richard Conte

Votes: 997

33. We Dive at Dawn (1943)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Drama, War

All leave is cancelled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar, Jack Watling

Votes: 1,342

35. On the Beach (1959)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 12,118 | Gross: $11.00M

36. On the Beach (2000 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Armand Assante, Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown, Jacqueline McKenzie

Votes: 3,698

37. Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Cellin Gluck | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yû Kashii

Votes: 677

38. Captain Nemo (1975)

PG | 203 min | Fantasy, Adventure, Action

An expedition is dispatched to find the mysterious monster roaming the seas. Three crew members learn it to be an advanced submarine crewed by free men and headed by Captain Nemo. Their adventures continue aboard the amazing submarine.

Director: Vasili Levin | Stars: Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy, Yuri Rodionov, Mikhail Kononov, Vladimir Talashko

Votes: 272

39. Below (2002)

R | 105 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

55 Metascore

Strange happenings occur on a WW II submarine.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, David Crow, Matthew Davis, Holt McCallany

Votes: 21,228 | Gross: $0.61M

40. Marinai senza stelle (1948)

69 min | Drama, War

An educational sailing trip is cut short by the outbreak of war, and the boys must decide what to do.

Director: Francesco De Robertis | Stars: Antonio Gandusio, Cesarina Gheraldi, Vittorio Mattiussi, Tito Stagno

Votes: 22

41. Trapped in a Submarine (1932)

63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A British submarine on patrol is accidentally rammed by a merchant ship, that tears a big hole in in sub. It sinks and the trapped men are doomed, unless a diving-lung, recently added to ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: John Batten, Sydney Seaward, James Enstone, Syd Crossley

Votes: 15

42. Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender (1959)

104 min | War

A story set in the time of WWII about one of the most famous Japansese submarines fighting through hardships to achieve its final goal

Director: Shûe Matsubayashi | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Kubo

Votes: 14

43. Pirate Submarine (1951)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, War

In November of 1942, the French submarine, the "Casabianca,", escapes from German-held Toulon, and, upon joining the Free French forces at Algiers, is sent on a secret mission to Corsica to... See full summary »

Director: Georges Péclet | Stars: Pierre Dudan, Gérard Landry, Jean Vilmont, Alain Terrane

Votes: 23

44. Torpedo Zone (1954)

86 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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, Aldo Bufi Landi

Votes: 121

45. Above Us the Waves (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 1,301

46. Phantom: The Submarine (1999)

110 min | Action, Thriller