U-boat War Movies


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

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

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

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

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7. 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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8. Sea Wolves
1997, 52 min.
Description: This documentary, Part I of The U-boat War series, provides an overview of the Battle of the Atlantic through 1941. It explains some of the major themes and events of the conflict, including the parti ...

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9. 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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10. 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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11. Operation Pacific
Directed by George Waggner
John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes
1951, 111 min.

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12. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1979, 118 min.

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13. Last Voyage of the Lusitania
Producer: National Geographic Video

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14. 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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15. Capture Enigma - The True Story
2000

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16. 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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17. 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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18. Sealing the Breach: Antisubmarine Warfare, 1941-1943
Producer: NBC
1952, 30 min.
Description: Victory at Sea is a series of 26 30-minute episodes produced in the early 1950s from World War II footage of Allied and Axis naval operations. This segment covers the Battle of the Atlantic from 1941 ...

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19. Memphis Belle: A Story of A Flying Fortress
Directed by William Wyler
1944, 45 min.
Description: This documentary presents an account of the Flying Fortress Memphis Belle's final mission - to lead a bomber squadron in an audacious daylight attack on the U-boat pens at Wilhelmshaven. Filmed by t ...

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

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