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1. Final Countdown (Widescreen Edition), The
Directed by Don Taylor
Producer: Blue Underground
Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino, Ron O'Neal
2004, 103 min.

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2. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1999, 118 min.

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3. Up Periscope
Directed by Gordon Douglas
Producer: Warner Home Video
James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr., Carleton Carpenter
2006, 112 min.

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4. Sink the Bismarck!
Directed by Lewis Gilbert (II)
Producer: 20th Century Fox
Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith, Karel Stepanek
2003, 97 min.

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Description: It's spring 1941, and Great Britain is the only country in Europe yet to be defeated by the Nazi army, but all of that could change soon. The Nazis have launched their juggernaut battleship, the Bisma ...

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5. Destination Tokyo
Directed by Delmer Daves
Producer: Warner Home Video
Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, John Ridgely, Dane Clark
2004, 135 min.

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Description: World War II submarine the U.S.S. Copperfin must complete a secret mission in Japanese waters. Film is as much about the relationship between the naval men as it is about their heroic mission. John Fo ...

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6. Eye of the Needle
Directed by Richard Marquand
Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan
2000, 111 min.

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

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8. 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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9. 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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10. Fighting Lady, The
Directed by William Wyler
Producer: Good Times Video
2001, 62 min.

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11. In Harm's Way
Directed by Otto Preminger
Producer: Paramount
John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss
2001, 165 min.

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12. Crimson Tide
Directed by Tony Scott
Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, George Dzundza
1998, 116 min.

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13. 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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14. 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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15. Crash Dive
Directed by Archie Mayo
Producer: 20th Century Fox
Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason, Dame May Whitty.
2004, 105 min.

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Description: En route to submarine duty in Washington, naval officer Lt. Stewart (Tyrone Power) meets the enchanting Jean Hewitt (Anne Baxter). He begins a whirlwind courtship, unaware she is already engaged to t ...

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

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17. Bear Island
Directed by Don Sharp
Donald Sutherland, Richard Widmark, Barbara Parkins, Vanessa Redgrave
1980, 118 min.
Description: Long after the end of World War II, a submerged U-boat is discovered off an Arctic Island. When mysterious accidents and murders begin to occur as a United Nations expedition investigates, it becomes ...

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18. Battle of the Atlantic
Producer: BBC
2002, 146 min.

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Description: Hitler's submarines, his "Grey Wolves," made their first appearance in 1939, and by 1942 had brought the Allies to the brink of defeat. Churchill would later admit, "The only thing that ever really fr ...

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19. 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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20. 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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21. Above Us the Waves
Directed by Ralph Thomas
John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice
1955, 92 min.

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

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23. Operation Pacific
Directed by George Waggner
John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes
2007, 111 min.

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Description: World War II rages across the Pacific and Lt. Cmdr. Duke E. Gifford is in the thick of it. He evacuates children from enemy-held islands. Oversees the development of torpedoes at Pearl Harbor. And pro ...

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24. Agent Red
Directed by Damian Lee
Dolph Lundgren, Meilani Paul, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Natalie Redford
2004, 95 min.

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Description: A U.S. naval officer and his aide are taking a deadly virus via sub from Russia to America, when a gang of Russian terrorists take control of the sub, with the intent of launching a bioweapon attack o ...

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

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26. Down Periscope
Directed by David S. Ward
Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rob Schneider, Harry Dean Stanton
1996, 92 min.
Description: In this comedy, a screwball sub commander whose career has been sidetracked hopes to win a war game and a new commission on a nuclear submarine. This he must do with the aid of a decrepit sub and a mo ...

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27. 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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28. 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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29. Eye of the Needle
Directed by Richard Marquand
Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan
1981, 112 min.

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30. Cruel Sea, The
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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