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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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932 162
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Run Silent, Run Deep Robert Wise

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1,072 344
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Crimson Tide Tony Scott

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754 122
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The Enemy Below Dick Powell - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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834 349
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U-571 Jonathan Mostow

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738 196
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K-19 the Widow Maker Kathryn Bigelow

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634 183
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Down Periscope David S. Ward

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400 189
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Ice Station Zebra John Sturges

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451 179
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Operation Petticoat Blake Edwards

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391 164
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Richard Fleischer

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373 218
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The Abyss James Cameron

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410 99
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Destination Tokyo Delmer Daves

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368 143
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Up Periscope Gordon Douglas

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269 77
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Torpedo Run Joseph Pevney

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248 67
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Operation Pacific George Waggner

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200 136
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On the Beach Stanley Kramer

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169 113
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The Hunley John Gray

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144 196
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The Spy Who Loved Me Lewis Gilbert

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120 36
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Greg Whitcoe added Gray Lady Down David Greene

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170 255
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119 109
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Hell and High Water Samuel Fuller

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221 168
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41 7
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William C Sallai added The Bedford Incident James B. Harris

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36 17
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Pete Chilcott added We Dive at Dawn Anthony Asquith

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103 209
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98 231
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Yellow Submarine George Dunning

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61 173
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111 159
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Phantom Todd Robinson

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95 132
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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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15 7
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HåkanNorberg added Black Sea Kevin Macdonald

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7 4
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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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11 97
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