Top 10 All-Time Best Submarine movies list

Today i want to share the Top 10 All-Time Best Submarine movies list.

We all can agree on one thing, the movies involving fighting, drama, and suspense are the ones worth watching.

Those Films involving submarines, struggling for survival in ruthless waves of the sea, or fighting for a nation against the enemy in the open ocean provide next level cinema experience.

Here is the top 10 all-time best submarine movies list, the list is made on the bases of famous movie rating websites such as IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Amazon Prime, and others.

01 Das Boat (1981)

This movie Secured #01 position for the rank of the best submarine movies with an IMDb rating 8.3 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 98% rating.

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It was directed by Wolfgang Petersen, released in 1981 and consider to be one of the best Marine Movies.

The story depicts the situation of the second world war, where the German U-boat fight in the Atlantic Ocean, and while you are watching movies you can feel the heat and fight for survival in the sea which is so beautifully filmed.

02The Hunt for red October (1990)

On #02 is the hunt for red October with IMDb rating 7.6 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 89% rating.

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It was directed by  John McTiernan, released in 1990, and did business around gross $112.01 million in the box office.

This movie is based on the novel named 1984 by Tom Clancy.

It stars Sean Connery as Soviet Union’s captain looking forward to destroying the USA, who face resistance from two CIA officers who are trying to stop the Soviet union’s planning against the USA.

03 Run Silent, Run Deep (1958)

Number #03 movie on the top 10 all-time best submarine movies list is Run Silent, Run deep with an IMDb rating of 7.3 out of 10, and Rotten Tomatoes 100% rating.

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It was directed by Robert Wise, released in 1958 and it was based on the novel “Run Silent, Deep run”.

The movie named is based on one of the tactics used by marine soldiers, the story of the movie is related to submarine in the Pacific Ocean during the second world war and showcase the fight between American submarine and Japanese submarine.

04 Crimson Tide (1995)

Crimson Tide is on #4 with an IMDb rating of 7.3 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 88% rating.

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It was directed by Famous American Director Tony Scott, released in 1995 starring Gene Hackman.

This movie is all about action, thrill, and drama.

The story is about orders to drop missiles to prevent an attack from the enemy, however, there is a disagreement between two officers which makes this movie worth watching.

05 U-571 (2000)

On number #5 half of the list for the best submarine movies we found U-571 with a unique movie name this movie did $77.09 million business on the box office.

It has an IMDb rating of 6.6 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 68% rating.

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It was released in 2000, directed by  Jonathan Mostow and the lead role was played by Matthew McConaughey.

In this movie American submarine disguise itself to become part of a German submarine and ended up facing the real German submarine.

American soldier’s target is to steal the cipher machine. The movie is filled with drama and full of actions.

06 Torpedo Run (1958)

With an IMDb rating of 6.4 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes rating of 48%, this movie deserves 6th position in our list.

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This movie was directed by  Joseph Pevney, released in 1958 and starring Glenn Ford.

This movie is a story about a submarine commander who was given the order to destroy a Japanese submarine filled with prisoners.

Due to the amazing, eye-catching visual effects of this movie it was nominated for Academy Awards.

07 The Window Maker (2002)

On number 07 we have the window maker with an IMDb rating of 6.7 out of 10 and rotten tomatoes 61% rating.

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Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, released in 2002 worldwide starring Harrison FordSam SpruellPeter StebbingsChristian Camargo.

The story is related to the Russian first nuclear submarine K-19 which started to create some problems due to malfunction and the staff, crew and soldiers started to fix that to prevent any nuclear disaster.

It’s a perfect combination of drama, suspense, and action.

08 Ice Station Zebra (1968)

Ice Station Zebra directed by famous director John Sturges is a movie full of suspense.

It’s number 8 on our list of submarine best movies with an IMDb rating of 6.6 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 47% rating.

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This movie is based on the novel of the same name, the story is about a USA submarine going on the mission to rescue the satellite containing important information at the north pole.

This took place during the cold war situation so the submarine faces threats from its rival which make this movie full of suspense, action, and thrill.

09 Black Sea (2014)

It is an amazing movie that revolves around main character played by Jude law going into the black sea to find out submarine filled with gold.

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This movie was released in 2014, directed by Kevin Macdonald.

It is on number 09 with an IMDb rating of 6.4 out of 10 and Rotten Tomatoes 80% rating.

10 Phantom: The Submarine (1999) 

So here comes our final pick “Phantom: The Submarine” with an IMDb rating of 5.8 out of 10 and Rotten tomatoes 33% rating.

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Released in 1999, directed by  Byung-Chun Min and starring  Min-Su ChoiWoo-sung JungKyung-gu SolByeon-Chul Min.

This is a story about a Korean first-ever nuclear submarine with no records on paper determinant to carry out its secret mission in the Pacific Ocean.

This is the tale of conflict between Korean and Japanese submarine fights.

Hope you will find out this top 10 all-time best submarine movies list helpful.

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