U-boat War Movies


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

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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. Crimson Tide
Directed by Tony Scott
Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, George Dzundza
1998, 116 min.

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

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11. The Hunt for Red October
Directed by John McTiernan
Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill
2003, 134 min.

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

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

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14. 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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15. Eye of the Needle
Directed by Richard Marquand
Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan
1981, 112 min.

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

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17. Das Boot: The Director's Cut
Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch
1997, 209 min.
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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18. Operation Pacific
Directed by George Waggner
John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes
1951, 111 min.

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

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20. Morituri
Directed by Bernhard Wicki
Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard
1965, 123 min.
Description: This espionage thriller is set in World War II. The action occurs in the Atlantic, on board a German blockade runner. A British spy tries to sabotage the ship, but also save her valuable cargo of rubb ...

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21. 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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