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

This is the DVD release.
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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3. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1999, 118 min.

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4. 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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5. 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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6. Above Us the Waves
Directed by Ralph Thomas
John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice
1955, 92 min.

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

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9. The Cruel Sea
Directed by Charles Frend
Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker
1953, 121 min.
Description: This feature tells the story of the officers of a British convoy escort ship as they battle U-boats and the merciless ocean. Seen from the viewpoint of the ship's captain, the film portrays one ma ...

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10. 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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11. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Special Edition)
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Producer: Paramount
Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Ishaq Bux, Anthony Chinn, John Rhys-Davies, Patrick Durkin
2008, 115 min.

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Description: Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is no ordinary archeologist. When we first see him, he is somewhere in the Peruvian jungle in 1936, running a booby-trapped gauntlet (complete with an over-sized rolling ...

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12. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Wolf Kahler, Paul Freeman
1981, 115 min.
Description: The year is 1936, and the American and German governments are both seeking the Ark of the Covenant (Hitler believes it holds a mystical power which will render his armies indomitable). Dr. Indiana Jon ...

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

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14. 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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15. 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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16. The Enemy Below
Directed by Dick Powell
Robert Mitchum, Curt Jurgens, Theodore Bikel, Doug McClure
1957, 98 min.
Description: In this feature, an American destroyer battles a U-boat in a deadly contest of wits. The commanders of both vessels share much in common. War-weary, yet highly experienced and determined to fulfill th ...

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17. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1979, 118 min.

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18. Sub Hunters
Producer: The History Channel, 50 min.
Description: This documentary, part of the "Weapons at War" series, describes the development of anti-submarine warfare during World War II and its equivalents today. Provides an inside look at the development of ...

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19. Submarine Base
Directed by Albert H. Kelley
John Litel, Alan Baxter, Jacqueline Dalya, Eric Blore
1943, 65 min.

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20. 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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