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1. Greyhound (2020)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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64 Metascore

Several months after the U.S. entry into World War II, an inexperienced U.S. Navy commander must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by a German submarine wolf pack.

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Matt Helm

Votes: 75,320

2. Midway (2019)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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47 Metascore

The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans

Votes: 70,300

3. Das Boot (1981)

R | 149 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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86 Metascore

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 235,089 | Gross: $11.49M

4. Midway (1976)

PG | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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48 Metascore

A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Votes: 18,137

5. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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The World War II story of the Royal Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 6,981 | Gross: $6.54M

6. Torpedo (2019)

102 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.9
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During the height of World War II, commander Stan and a courageous group of resistance fighters are given a suicide mission to deliver a stolen Nazi submarine filled with atomic uranium. ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Huybrechts | Stars: Koen De Bouw, Thure Riefenstein, Ella-June Henrard, Joren Seldeslachts

Votes: 1,738

7. Run Silent Run Deep (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Drama, War

7.3
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A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Jack Warden, Brad Dexter

Votes: 10,455

8. Scarface: The World Is Yours (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Scarface the game begins during the final scene of the film, with the mansion of Tony Montana under attack from assassins sent by Alejandro Sosa. When Tony survives, his quest to kill Sosa begins.

Stars: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Robert Loggia, Al Israel

Votes: 2,263

9. The Cruel Sea (1953)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, War

7.5
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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: 4,187

10. The Enemy Below (1957)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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During World War II, an American destroyer discovers a German U-boat, thus ensuing in a deadly duel between the two ships. The American Captain must draw upon all his experience to defeat the equally experienced German commander.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 10,030

11. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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In the first major naval battle of World War II, the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter, Jack Gwillim

Votes: 3,983

12. Submarine Command (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix, Don Taylor

Votes: 528

13. Above Us the Waves (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

6.6
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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: 1,300

14. Die Gustloff (2008 TV Movie)

188 min | Drama, History, War

5.8
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German film loosely based on the sinking, by a Soviet submarine, of a Nazi troop-transport ship in the Baltic Sea on January 30th 1945.

Director: Joseph Vilsmaier | Stars: Kai Wiesinger, Valerie Niehaus, Heiner Lauterbach, Dana Vávrová

Votes: 492

15. The Fighting Lady (1944)

Passed | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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An indepth look at aircraft carrier combat operations during Wolrd War II. Real combat footage. Very strong and compelling.

Directors: Edward Steichen, William Wyler | Stars: Robert Taylor, Charles Boyer, Joseph J. Clark, Dixie Kiefer

Votes: 410

16. Battle of the Atlantic (2002– )

146 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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The story of the World War II effort by Nazi Germany to disrupt Allied shipping with U-boat attacks and the Allied efforts to prevent it.

Stars: Chris Broyles, Bill Paterson

Votes: 122

17. Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen (1960)

99 min | Drama, War

7.1
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In 1945 with the advance of the red army millions of refugees fled from the east of Germany. The "Wilhelm Gustloff" loaded with 10,000 civilians and wounded soldiers was sank by a Soviet submarine in less than 55 minutes.

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Sonja Ziemann, Gunnar Möller, Erik Schumann, Brigitte Horney

Votes: 156

18. Sharks and Little Fish (1957)

120 min | War, Drama

6.7
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Four young German naval cadets begin their military service in 1940; only one of them will survive.

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Hansjörg Felmy, Sabine Bethmann, Wolfgang Preiss, Mady Rahl

Votes: 153

19. Q-Ships (1928)

60 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During World War I, the British navy disguised some of its warships as civilian cargo ships, known as Q Ships, in order to fool the Germans. German U-boat commander Capt. Von Haag spots one... See full summary »

Directors: Geoffrey Barkas, Michael Barringer | Stars: J.P. Kennedy, Roy Travers, Douglas Herald, Jack McEwan

Votes: 12

20. Blue Devils: Marine Aviation Squadron VMF-451 (2008 Video)

77 min | Documentary, War

8.5
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Director: Terrence Dodge Jr. | Stars: James Anderson, William E. Brown, Stewart Burleigh, Archie Donahue

Votes: 11

21. War at Sea (2004– )

50 min | Documentary

9.0
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Star: Andrew Lambert

Votes: 5

22. U-Boats: The Wolfpack (1987 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.4
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This documentary looks at the Nazi submarine threat, their fleet known as the "Wolf Pack," and how it almost helped to defeat the Allies in World War II.

Star: Edward Mulhare

Votes: 5

23. Heavy Metal: The Evolution of the Naval Warship (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

6.6
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This two-hour series covers the evolution of the design and armament of ocean-going warships. From wooden hulls and sails to nuclear powered floating naval bases, Heavy Metal has it all. ... See full summary »

Votes: 9

24. Morskoy okhotnik (1954)

67 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.0
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Director: Vladimir Nemolyayev | Stars: Nadezhda Rumyantseva, Pavel Volkov, Yuriy Puzyryov, Olga Khorkova

Votes: 19

25. Battlefront (2001– )
Episode: Battle of Midway (2001)

23 min | Documentary, War

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Only one isolated atoll prevents an enemy invasion of Hawaii. Midway Island is where the Japanese fleet converges on a tiny American base with a massive strafing and bombing attack.

26. War and Remembrance (1988–1989)
Episode: Part III (1988)

98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The Henrys have a family reunion of sorts when Pug and Byron join Warren and Janice to celebrate their wedding anniversary. They are joined by Pamela Tudsbury and her father who managed to ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 66

27. Battlefield (1995– )
Episode: The Battle of Midway

113 min | Documentary, History, War

A documentary look at the WWII battle of midway. The events leading up to the battle, the national and war leaders involved, and the critical events that lead to the outcome.

Directors: Andy Aitken, Dave Flitton, Justin McCarthy | Stars: Tim Pigott-Smith, William F. Halsey, Chester W. Nimitz, Raymond Spruance



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