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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. 

Vote for your favorite submarine films now!
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The Hunt for Red October John McTiernan

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Das Boot Wolfgang Petersen

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Run Silent, Run Deep Robert Wise

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Crimson Tide Tony Scott

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

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U-571 Jonathan Mostow

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K-19 the Widow Maker Kathryn Bigelow

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Down Periscope David S. Ward

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Ice Station Zebra John Sturges

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Operation Petticoat Blake Edwards

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Richard Fleischer

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The Abyss James Cameron

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Destination Tokyo Delmer Daves

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Up Periscope Gordon Douglas

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Torpedo Run Joseph Pevney

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Operation Pacific George Waggner

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On the Beach Stanley Kramer

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The Spy Who Loved Me Lewis Gilbert

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The Hunley John Gray

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Gray Lady Down David Greene

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Hell and High Water Samuel Fuller

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The Bedford Incident James B. Harris

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We Dive at Dawn Anthony Asquith

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Yellow Submarine George Dunning

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Phantom Todd Robinson

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Below David Twohy

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Hostile Waters David Drury

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Above Us the Waves Ralph Thomas

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Black Sea Kevin Macdonald

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In Enemy Hands Tony Giglio

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Submerged Anthony Hickox

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