military The Best Submarine Movies Of All Time  

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This is a list about the best submarine movies. Who doesn't love a good submarine film? Be honest. You know that whenever you see a trailer for a new submarine movie or hear about a great submarine movie you've never seen before that you get super excited and you feel like your head is about to implode... from the pressure. That's a submarine joke. Water. ...Depth.

From some of the top submarine movies like The Hunt For Red October, and Crimson Tide, to all-time great submarine movies like Das Boot, this list has everything you'll need to satisfy your insatiable need for input on the most famous submarine movies.

The amount of times the word "submarine" appears in this list description is not an accident. Submarines are awesome (they go underwater, and there are people in them, and they are basically magic, and they shoot rockets and win wars!) and they deserve to be talked about more.

Thankfully, Hollywood agrees. Please enjoy this list of the best submarine movies of all time. 

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Das Boot Wolfgang Petersen

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The Hunt for Red October John McTiernan

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Run Silent, Run Deep Robert Wise

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1,062 342
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Crimson Tide Tony Scott

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750 120
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The Enemy Below Dick Powell - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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825 344
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U-571 Jonathan Mostow

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733 194
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K-19 the Widow Maker Kathryn Bigelow

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630 182
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Down Periscope David S. Ward

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397 188
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Ice Station Zebra John Sturges

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448 179
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Operation Petticoat Blake Edwards

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390 164
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Richard Fleischer

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370 217
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The Abyss James Cameron

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409 99
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Destination Tokyo Delmer Daves

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367 143
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Up Periscope Gordon Douglas

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268 77
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Torpedo Run Joseph Pevney

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247 67
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Operation Pacific George Waggner

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198 136
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On the Beach Stanley Kramer

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168 113
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The Hunley John Gray

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143 196
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The Spy Who Loved Me Lewis Gilbert

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117 35
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Greg Whitcoe added Gray Lady Down David Greene

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169 254
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119 109
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Hell and High Water Samuel Fuller

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220 168
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William C Sallai added The Bedford Incident James B. Harris

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35 16
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Pete Chilcott added We Dive at Dawn Anthony Asquith

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101 209
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98 229
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Yellow Submarine George Dunning

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61 173
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110 159
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Phantom Todd Robinson

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94 132
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Below David Twohy

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80 124
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Hostile Waters David Drury

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14 22
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Pete Chilcott added Above Us the Waves Ralph Thomas

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14 7
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HåkanNorberg added Black Sea Kevin Macdonald

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HåkanNorberg added In Enemy Hands Tony Giglio

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28 94
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Submerged Anthony Hickox

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