U-boat War Movies


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1. 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Special Edition)
Directed by Charles A. Nichols
Producer: Walt Disney Video
James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Peter Ellenshaw, Elmo Williams, Vincent Di Fate
2003, 127 min.

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Description: Climb aboard the Nautilus ... and into a strange undersea world of spellbinding adventure! Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas, and Peter Lorre star as shipwrecked survivors taken captive by the mysterious Capta ...

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2. Crimson Tide
Directed by Tony Scott
Producer: Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment
Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini
2008, 116 min.
Description: Superstars Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman face off in the intense action-thriller Crimson Tide, now on Blu-ray Disc. Viggo Mortensen and James Gandolfini also star as the full-throttle tension (Lo ...

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3. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1999, 118 min.

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4. Hunt for Red October, The
Directed by John McTiernan
Producer: Paramount
Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Sam Neill, Vlado Benden, Michael George Benko
2008, 135 min.
Description: Widescreen/Blu-Ray. PG rating. Hunt For Red October. A contemplative thriller by early 1990's standards, The Hunt For Red October was the first movie based on the successful Jack Ryan novels of Tom Cl ...

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5. Morituri
Directed by Bernhard Wicki
Producer: 20th Century Fox
Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard, Martin Benrath
2004, 123 min.

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6. Hitlers Helfer - Dönitz: Der Nachfolger
Directed by Guido Knopp
Producer: ZDF
1996, 50 min.

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7. Cruel Sea, The
Directed by Charles Frend
Producer: Starz / Anchor Bay
Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott, John Warner
2006, 127 min.

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Description: In this acclaimed adaptation of Nicholas Monserrat's epic international bestseller, Jack Hawkins stars as the all-too-human commander of a small convoy escort vessel during the brutal Battle Of The No ...

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8. Enigma
Directed by Michael Apted
Kate Winslet, Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam
2002, 119 min.

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Description: This movie is based on the book by Robert Harris and was adapted for the screen by Tom Stoppard. The plot focuses on the code-breaking efforts at Bletchley Park. The filmmakers, aiming for a high degr ...

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9. Attack America
1997, 52 min.
Description: This documentary, Part II of The U-boat War series, focuses on U-boat actions off the U.S. east coast in 1942, and on other action in the North Atlantic in the winter of 1942-1943. Highly-credentialed ...

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10. Forty-Ninth Parallel
Directed by Michael Powell
Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Leslie Howard, Raymond Massey, Laurence Olivier, 107 min.

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Description: After a party leaves their U-boat to attempt to capture a Hudson Bay Trading Company post on the Canadian coast, their vessel is sunk with all hands by Canadian Coastal Command planes. The stranded pa ...

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11. Das Boot: The Director's Cut
Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge
1997, 149 min.

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Description: The Story Das Boot is the story of a single mission of one U-boat and its crew. The film follows the U-96 from its departure from La Rochelle, France, through its patrols in the North Atlantic and ...

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12. Run Silent, Run Deep
Directed by Robert Wise
Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Jack Warden, Brad Dexter
1999, 93 min.

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13. Hunt for Red October, The
Directed by John McTiernan
Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill
1990, 134 min.

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14. Long Voyage Home, The
Directed by John Ford
John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald
1940, 105 min.

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15. Above Us the Waves
Directed by Ralph Thomas
John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice
1955, 92 min.

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16. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
1954, 127 min.

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17. Lifeboat
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, John Hodiak
1944, 96 min.
Description: After their passenger ship is sunk by a U-boat, a small group of survivors manage to climb into a small lifeboat. One of them turns out to be from the very U-boat that sank the liner and was destroyed ...

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18. U-571
Directed by Jonathan Mostow
Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi
2000, 116 min.

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Description: A US naval officer leads a search to recover an Enigma machine, which the Third Reich used to encrypt/decrypt its communications, from a German U-boat (U-571) during World War II. Read our review ...

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19. Land That Time Forgot, The
Directed by Kevin Connor
Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron
1975, 90 min.
Description: A World War I U-boat carrying American captives goes off course and, out of fuel, ends up on an uncharted Antarctic island. The crew and captives must battle dinosaurs and prehistoric humans to reach ...

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20. Bedford Incident, The
Directed by James B. Harris
Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam
1965, 102 min.
Description: The captain of a US destroyer drives his crewmen to their limit while chasing a Soviet sub in Arctic waters during the Cold War. He is advised by a Bundesmarine Commodore who had been a U-boat ace dur ...

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21. Operation Petticoat
Directed by Blake Edwards
Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill
1959, 124 min.

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22. War Zone - WWII Off North Carolina's Outer Banks, Part 2
Producer: Kevin Duffus, 90 min.
Description: Part 2: Let's Face the Music and Dance
From the publisher: WAR ZONE, by North Carolina filmmaker Kevin Duffus, is two 90 minute videos of archival footage and contemporary inerviews showing Out ...

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23. Enigma
Directed by Michael Apted
Kate Winslet, Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam
2001, 119 min.
Description: This movie is based on the book by Robert Harris and was adapted for the screen by Tom Stoppard. The plot focuses on the code-breaking efforts at Bletchley Park. The filmmakers, aiming for a high degr ...

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24. Convoy
Directed by Pen Tennyson
Clive Brook, John Clements, Edward Chapman, Judy Campbell
1940, 95 min.
Description: The main plot of this feature film concerns a British cruiser that draws off a German warship in order to save a convoy. At one point, a U-boat captures a merchantman which has straggled from the con ...

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25. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1979, 118 min.

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26. We Dive at Dawn
Directed by Anthony Asquith
John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar, Jack Watling
1943, 98 min.

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27. Assault on a Queen
Directed by Jack Donohue
Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Tony Franciosa, Richard Conte
1966, 106 min.

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28. Warships: Kriegsmarine German Navy 1914-1945
Producer: Periscope Film LLC
2008, 90 min.

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Description: Twice in the 20th Century Germany's navy, the Kriegsmarine, threatened England's dominance of the oceans. During WWI, Reinhard Scheer's fleet faced the full strength of the Royal Navy at Jutland and w ...

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29. U-571
Directed by Jonathan Mostow
Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi
2000, 116 min.
Description: A US naval officer leads a search to recover an Enigma machine, which the Third Reich used to encrypt/decrypt its communications, from a German U-boat (U-571) during World War II. Read our review ...

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30. Action in the North Atlantic
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale, Julie Bishop
1943, 127 min.
Description: This feature film follows a group of U.S. Merchant Mariners as they attempt to deliver their cargo in spite of U-boat attacks. When their first tanker is torpedoed and sunk, the survivors endure many ...

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