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1. Midway (Collector's Edition)
Directed by Jack Smight
Producer: Universal Studios
Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Edward Albert, James Coburn, Glenn Ford
2001, 132 min.

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Description: Six months after the Japanese destroyed the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, the Americans discovered the Japanese were planning to seize the Naval base at Midway Island--a perfect staging point fo ...

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2. 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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3. 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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4. 1941
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Dan Ackroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary
1999, 118 min.

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5. 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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6. Memphis Belle
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Producer: Warner Bros. Pictures
Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney, Billy Zane
1998, 107 min.

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Description: The brave young men of the b-17 flying fortress named the memphis belle have just one more mission to fly over nazi occupied europe and they will be on their way home to a heros welcome. But this 25th ...

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

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8. 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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9. Operation Petticoat
Directed by Blake Edwards
Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill
2001, 122 min.

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10. 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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11. Down Periscope
Directed by David S. Ward
Producer: Fox Home Entertainment
Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rob Schneider, Harry Dean Stanton, Bruce Dern
2004, 92 min.

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Description: Kelsey Grammer sails from TV's "Frasier" to the big screen in this screwball comedy co-starring Lauren Holly and Rip Torn. Veteran skipper John Dodge (Grammer) will never be a textbook officer, but h ...

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12. U-571
Directed by Jonathan Mostow
Producer: Universal Studios
Jon Bon Jovi, Terrence "T.C." Carson, Tom Guiry, Harvey Keitel, Thomas Kretschmann
2008, 60 min.
Description: A U.S. Navy Captain and his crew are just beginning to enjoy 48 hours of leave when they receive word to immediately return to duty. On a top-secret assignment, they must disguise themselves as Nazis ...

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13. 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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14. Tora! Tora! Tora! (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Producer: 20th Century Fox
2006, 144 min.

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Description: "Tora! Tora! Tora!" is the Japanese signal to attack - and the movie meticulously recreates the attack on Pearl Harbor and the events leading up to it. Opening scenes contrast the American and Japanes ...

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15. 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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16. 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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17. Run Silent, Run Deep
Directed by Robert Wise
Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Jack Warden, Brad Dexter
1999, 93 min.

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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. Eye of the Needle
Directed by Richard Marquand
Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan
2000, 111 min.

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

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25. 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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26. The Fighting Lady
Directed by William Wyler
Producer: Good Times Video
2001, 62 min.

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27. Below
Directed by David Twohy
Producer: Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Gary Broadway, Max Casali, Nick Chinlund, Alexis Conran, Matthew Davis
2003, 105 min.

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Description: On what should be a routine rescue mission during World War II, the submarine USS Tiger Shark picks up three survivors of a U-boat attack. But for the crew -- trapped together in the sub's narrow corr ...

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

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30. Battle Ground: The Battle of Atlantic
Producer: Timeless Media Group
2008, 222 min.

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Description: The conflict at seas between Allied merchant ships and their escorts and German U-boats, christened the Battle of the Atlantic by Winston Churchill, was the longest and arguably the most critical camp ...

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