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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1916)

1916

1 hr 45 min

Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker.

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Submarine 
1928 
1 hr 33 min 
This early movie from the acclaimed director Frank Capra tells the story of two navy friends who fall in love with the same girl. The break up of their friendship over this girl is only saved by a sinking submarine. When the diver of the two saves the other from dying on the submarine they finish their argument and ditch the girl. 

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The Mysterious Island 
1929 
1 hr 35 min 
On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia and her fiance, engineer Nicolai Roget have designed a submarine which Roget pilots on its initial voyage just before the island is overrun by Baron Falon, despotic ruler of Hetvia 
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Men Without Women 
1930 
1 hr 17 min 
Aboard the U.S. submarine S13 in the China seas, Chief Torpedoman Burke goes about his duties. In actuality, he is Quartermaine, the infamous former commander of the British ship Royal Scot, which was sunk by Germans with a Field Marshal aboard 
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Phantom Submarine U-67 
1931 
1 hr 10 min 
A U.S. Navy captain searches for a sunken treasure in enemy waters.  
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Trapped in a Submarine 
1931 
1 hr 03 min 
Inspired by the real-life Poseidon submarine disaster. A British sub, chugging its way through Chinese waters, is broadsided by a cargo boat and water fills the doomed vessel. 
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Devil and the Deep 
1932 
1 hr 18 min 
Naval commander Charles Storm has made life miserable for his wife Pauline due to his insane jealousy over every man she speaks to. His obsessive behavior soon drives her to the arms of a handsome lieutenant. When Charles learns of their affair, he plots revenge 
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Hell Below 
1933 
1 hr 45 min 
On leave in Italy, Lt. Tommy Knowlton falls in love with Jean Standish, who's not only married, but is the daughter of his submarine's commander. 
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Undersea Kingdom 
1936 
3 hr 46 min 
Professor Norton has determined that earthquakes disturbing the nation are emanating from the undersea kingdom of Atlantis. Accompanied by young naval officer Crash Corrigan, he takes off to investigate in a rocket-powered submarine. 
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Submarine D-1 
1937 
1 hr 38 min 
This adventure-drama depicts the lives of the men who mans our nation's submarines. 
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Submarine Patrol 
1938 
1 hr 35 min 
A naval officer is demoted for negligence and put in command of a run-down submarine chaser and with a motley crew. 
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Spy In Black 
1939 
1 hr 17 min 
When a German U-Boat captain is sent on a spying mission to the North of Scotland during World War One, he finds more than he bargained for in his contact, the local schoolmistress. 
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Forty-Ninth Parallel 
1941 
1 hr 03 min 
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA 
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Submarine Raider 
1942 
1 hr 04 min 
A Girl On A Sub Plays Desperate Hide-And-Seek With The Japs... To Save PEARL HARBOR! 
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Crash Dive (1943)

1943

1 hr 46 min

Leading a reckless crew on the war's most daring mission! Battling death in a depth-bombed submarine! Blasting Nazis on a bold Commando raid! Finding love in precious, stolen moments!

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Destination Tokyo 
1943 
2 hr 15 min 
In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore. 
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Gung Ho 
1943 
1 hr 29 min 
The true story of Carlson's Raiders and their World War 2 attack on Makin Island. Seven weeks after Pearl Harbor, volunteers form the new 2nd Marine Raider Battalion whose purpose is to raid Japanese-held islands. The men selected come from different walks of life but have toughness in common. Under command of Colonel 'Thorwald', they're trained in all imaginable forms of combat. Then, after a perilous submarine journey, they face a daunting first mission: to annihilate the much larger Japanese garrison on Makin Island, in a lengthy battle sequence. 
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Submarine Alert 
1943 
1 hr 25 min 
Nazi spies use a stolen shortwave transmitter prototype to broadcast top secret shipping info to an offshore Japanese sub. To nab the spy ring, the Government has the West Coast's top radio engineers fired and shadowed to see if the Nazis recruit them to complete work on the prototype radio. 
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Submarine Base 
1943 
1 hr 05 min 
A fishing trader's curiosity becomes the catalyst for action and adventure in the rough seas. A remote island serves as a disguise for an enemy submarine base that was supposed to be kept top secret until our fishing arrives and blows the cover right out of the water. 
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We Dive at Dawn 
1943 
1 hr 38 min 
The crew of HMS submarine Sea Tiger are recalled for a special mission: sink the new German battleship Brandenburg. En route, they learn that their target has entered the heavily defended Baltic; rather than fail, they follow it. Tension builds as they approach their target. 
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Two-Man Submarine 
1944 
1 hr 02 min 
Robert B. Williams is a scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island making penicillin out of jungle mold. Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and a figure parachutes out and a man washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered and a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen) is lurking offshore... 
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U-Boat Prisoner 
1944 
1 hr 06 min 
An American sailor is taken prisoner by a Nazi submarine. 
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Western Approaches 
1944 
1 hr 23 min 
A factual film depicting the hazards faced by the merchant seamen, during the Second World War, who risked their lives to bring in vital supplies to Britain. 
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Out of the Depths 
1945 
1 hr 01 min 
An American submarine commanded by Captain Faversham (Jim Bannon) is under orders to proceed to Korea via the Sea of Japan. 
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Landfall 
1949 
1 hr 28 min 
Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British 
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Morning Departure 
1950 
1 hr 42 min 
The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air? 
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Mystery Submarine (1950) 
1950 
1 hr 18 min 
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist 
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Operation Disaster / Morning Departure 
1950 
1 hr 42 min 
The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air? 
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The Flying Missile (aka The Flying Fish) 
1950 
1 hr 31 min 
Fictional account of the role played by a somewhat impetuous US Naval commander in developing the first means of launching missiles from submarines. 
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Operation Pacific 
1951 
1 hr 51 min 
Submarine commander Duke Gifford feels guilty in the death of his former commanding officer, as well as about his failed marriage. 
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Submarine Command 
1951 
1 hr 27 min 
Set during the Korean War, the psychological conflicts of submarine Captain White (William Holden) outweigh his sea battles as he deals with his role in the death of two shipmates. 
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The Frogmen 
1951 
1 hr 36 min 
In this World War II drama a strict navy commander is assigned to replace the popular senior officer of a group of underwater demolition divers—better known as frogmen. 
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Torpedo Alley 
1953 
1 hr 24 min 
Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is rescued at sea by a submarine after he freezes at the controls and crashes 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954)

1954

1 hr 07 min

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilaus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

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Hell and High Water 
1954 
1 hr 39 min 
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. 
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Submarine Attack 
1954 
1 hr 26 min 
During WWII, handsome young Italian sub commander and his crew torpedo Allied freighters and transport ships for the Axis then rescue the occasional survivor and treat them humanely while seeking a safe place to put them ashore. 
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Above Us the Waves

1955

1 hr 32 min

The attack by British midget submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

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Hellcats Of The Navy 
1957 
1 hr 22 min 
US Navy submarines bravely try to penetrate the heavily-mined entrance to the Sea of Japan, in order to sink enemy shipping which is carrying coal, food and iron from China to the Japanese homeland. 
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The Enemy Below 
1957 
1 hr 38 min 
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are good ones, and the engagement lasts for a considerable time 
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Run Silent Run Deep 
1958 
1 hr 33 min 
Run silent, run deep is a term that accurately describes the mission of the submarine in this tense World War II drama. Commander Richardson (Clark Gable) is the only survivor when his sub is hit by a notorious Japanese destroyer dubbed Bongo Pete in the Bongo Straits of Japan. 
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Submarine Seahawk 
1958 
1 hr 23 min 
For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost track of. 
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Torpedo Run 
1958 
1 hr 36 min 
The commander of an American submarine during World War II sets out to destroy the Japanese Aircraft carrier which launched the attack on Pearl Harbour. His wife and child have been captured by the Japanese and they are using them and other prisoners of war as human shields for the carrier. 
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Battle of the Coral Sea

1959

1 hr 20 min

This movie is the prequel to the 1976 movie Midway. On May 8, 1942, the Allies won the first major battle of the Pacific War.

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On the Beach 
1959 
2 hr 14 min 
The residents of Australia after a global nuclear war must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months 
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Operation Petticoat 
1959 
2 hr 04 min 
World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of army nurses 
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The Atomic Submarine 
1959 
1 hr 12 min 
Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate. 
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Up Periscope 
1959 
1 hr 52 min 
Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he's been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life behind him after being assigned to be smuggled into a Japanese-held island via submarine to photograph radio codes. 
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Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea 
1961 
1 hr 45 min 
Admiral Nelson takes a brand new atomic submarine through its paces. When the Van Allen radiation belt catches fire, the admiral must find a way to beat the heat or watch the world go up in smoke. 
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The Valiant 
1962 
1 hr 20 min 
Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War , the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held prisoner whist the crew try and discover the nature of their mission 
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Mystery Submarine (1963) 
1963 
1 hr 32 min 
This routine wartime drama is set at sea and involves a British convoy trying to elude a group of German U-Boats. After one of the U-Boats is singled out and captured, the British admiral in charge of the current operation hits upon an ingenious but almost suicidal way of defeating the Nazi boats. 
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The Bedford Incident 
1965 
1 hr 42 min 
Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. 
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Around the World under the Sea

1966

1 hr 50 min

The crew of a five-man submarine travels the world oceans, planting sensors on the ocean floor to warn scientists of any impending earthquakes.

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Assault on a Queen

1966

1 hr 46 min

Deep sea diver Mark Brittain is hired to find a sunken treasure ship in the Bahamas but discovers a disabled German submarine instead. The people who employed Mark decide to restore the sub and use it to hold up the Queen Mary by threatening to torpedo the ship

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Fantastic Voyage 
1966 
1 hr 40 min 
A diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. They have just begun their voyage when it becomes clear there is a saboteur on board. 
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The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming! 
1966 
2 hr 06 min 
Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed. 
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Ice Station Zebra 
1968 
2 hr 28 min 
When a weather-monitoring station near the North Pole is nearly destroyed by fire, a mission is sent to find out what went wrong. Eventually it becomes clear that the USS Tigerfish is in a race with a Russian sub to recover reconaissance film crucial to national defense that was being carried aboard a spacecraft that crashed near the polar ice cap. 
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Submarine X-1 
1968 
1 hr 29 min 
After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs. 
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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City

1969

1 hr 45 min

Some survivors of a drowning ship are rescued by Captain Nemo and his submarine crew. They are taken to an underwater city, where they may be trapped for the rest of their lives.

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Assault On The Wayne 

Assault On The Wayne

1971

1 hr 14 min

Aboard the nuclear submarine USS Anthony Wayne. It's commander (Leonard Nimoy) is leading the Wayne to an unknown destination for a top secret mission, but on their way his recurring headaches and seemingly ill health (and psyche) worries the crew.

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Murphy's War 
1971 
1 hr 45 min 
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been decimated by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1973)

1973

1 hr 00 min

Animated version of Jules Verne's classic. Teacher and sailor, hired by US Government to destroy a submarine monster, are captured by Captain Nemo and taken to a fantastic adventure underseas on Nautilus submarine.

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Fer-de-Lance 
1974 
1 hr 40 min 
An American submarine leaves Tierra Del Fuego, and one of its crew has secretly brought aboard a container full of poisonous snakes 
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The Land That Time Forgot 
1975 
1 hr 30 min 
During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals 
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The Spy Who Loved Me 
1977 
2 hr 05 min 
The British discover that someone has perfected a way of tracking submerged submarines and is offering the technology to the highest bidder. 
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Gray Lady Down 
1978 
1 hr 51 min 
he tense story of the nuclear submarine Neptune which is rammed by a Norwegian freighter, plummeting 1400 feet before coming to rest on a crumbling sea-shelf. Using his untested two-man sub, a diving expert embarks upon a daring rescue attempt. Late-'70s vintage disaster flick with better-than-average performances. 
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Das Boot 
1981 
2 hr 29 min 
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. "Das Boot" is the story of one such U-Boat crew, with the film examining how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers, attempted to accomplish impossible missions, while all the time attempting to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served. 
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The Inside Man 
1984 
2 hr 30 min 
Suspicions are on alert when the disappearance of a high-tech laser device used in nuclear submarines is discovered. The situation escalates between two superpowers in neutral Sweden, and an investigator (Dennis Hopper) is hired to find the laser and the culprit. Based on an actual terrifying event... 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1985)

1985

1 hr 00 min

Whimsical version of Jules Verne's classic novel has been put to animation. When Captain Nemo takes a professor and a stout-hearted sailor captive, he doesn't count on the change of heart he would experience after the sailor rescues him from a giant squid. Against all odds, the captain decides to share his vast nautical knowledge with the rest of the world

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The Fifth Missile 
1986 
2 hr 30 min 
The crew of a Polaris submarine, on a training mission simulating an attack on Russia, is stricken by toxic poisoning. 
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The Rescue 
1988 
1 hr 27 min 
A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. 
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Deepstar Six 
1989 
1 hr 39 min 
The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base 
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The Abyss 
1989 
1 hr 26 min 
A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. 
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Full Fathom Five 
1990 
1 hr 22 min 
Adapted from the bestselling novel. Navy Captain Peter Mackenzie is sent on his toughest assignment when the Soviet nuclear sub KIROV is stolen and the weapons are aimed at the United States. 
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Going Under 
1990 
1 hr 21 min 
On board the U.S.S. Sub-standard, (a nuclear submarine so badly built that its backers in the military-industrial complex would rather see it sink than be inspected), the captain and crew soon find themselves both literally and figuratively "at sea." 
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The Hunt For Red October 
1990 
2 hr 14 min 
In 1984, the USSR's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war? 
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The Last U-Boat 
1990 
1 hr 39 min 
Near the end of the war a lone U-Boat is sent from Germany to japan carring plutonium needed for a japanies A-Bomb. 
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The Rift 
1990 
1 hr 19 min 
An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I". 
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Submarine Hawk 
1992 
1 hr 23 min 
When thirty first class Japanese fighting vessels mysteriously disappear, Allied intelligence suspects the enemy is manuevering for a major assault. Lieutenant Commander Turner is in charge of finding out. 
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SeaQuest DSV 
1993 
1 hr 30 min 
Captain Nathan Bridger is hauled out of retirement to command the new submarine SeaQuest, under the authority of the United Earth/Oceans Organization. His ship goes up against pirate forces commanded by Marilyn Stark, a former SeaQuest captain who tried to instigate a war. 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1995)

1995

1 hr 36 min

In 1868, a professor's search for a sea monster leads to an encounter with a high-tech submarine and its mad commander

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Crimson Tide

1995

1 hr 56 min

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

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The Silent Service (animated) 
1995 
1 hr 40 min 
The U.S. and Japan are pitted against a nuclear submarine of their own creation when the seagoing vessel's crew members declare independence from their respective homelands. 
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Crash Dive (1996)

1996

1 hr 30 min

The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the crew by sliding aboard while the sub is underwater.

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Down Periscope 
1996 
1 hr 32 min 
Kelsey Grammar plays a wayward Navy officer, Tom Dodge, who is notorious throughout the Navy for having responded to a close call involving a Russian submarine by getting drunk and tattooing "welcome aboard" on an unmentionable appendage. He gets assigned by Admiral Winslow (Rip Torn) to command his own submarine; unfortunately, this sub is a rusting 1958 diesel model that the Navy wants to engage in war games to find out if it could inflict any damage. 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1997)

1997

2 hr 38 min

The year is 1886 and New England's fishing harbor is the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying all ships at sea. It is the job of a curious marine expert, Professor Pierre Aronnax and the iron-willed sailor, Ned Land to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the depths of the ocean.

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Hostile Waters 
1997 
1 hr 34 min 
In October 1986, a Russian submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda. 
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Sub Down 
1997 
1 hr 33 min 
Twenty thousand leagues under the sea, without a paddle. A pair of civilians are the only hope for a nuclear submarine stuck thousands of feet beneath the polar ice cap 
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Counter Measures

1998

1 hr 30 min

US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is detailed for a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.

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Airboss III: The Payback

1999

1 hr 33 min

An American attack submarine on patrol in the South China Sea intercepts an SOS from a Russian freighter.

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The Hunley 
1999 
2 hr 00 min 
CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864 
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Yuryeong (Phantom The Submarine) 

Yuryeong (Phantom The Submarine)

1999

1 hr 50 min

Phantom...Korea's first nuclear submarine. Armed with nuclear weapons and a crew with no record of existence, it embarks on a do-or-die mission into the deep waters of the Pacific.

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Agent Red

2000

1 hr 35 min

Captain Matt Hendricks and Dr. Linda Christian are locked in a submarine with Russian terrorists that threaten to launch a chemical virus on US territory.

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Octopus 
2000 
1 hr 40 min 
While on a top secret mission to deliver a shadowy international terrorist to American authorities, the crew of a nuclear submarine, along with a young female octopus expert, faces a living nightmare when the ship passes through a Bermuda Triangle-like portal known as the Devil's Eye. 
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On the Beach 

2000

1 hr. 49 min. 
Remake of 1959 movie. Well, the world has finally managed to blow itself up. Only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. Only 2 months are left. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain by the Australians when it arrives. All of the calculations of Australia's most renowned scientist (Bryan Brown) says the country is at doomsday - get ready. more at imdb.com 
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U-571 
2000 
1 hr 56 min 
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine 
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Danger Beneath the Sea 
2001 
1 hr 32 min 
Casper Van Dien (STARSHIP TROOPERS) stars in this made-for-television action film. Aboard an American submarine, a courageous captain and his crew run into unexpected trouble when their vessel is caught in a blast from nuclear bomb testing. Trailed by a destroyer sub and without communication, the captain must deal with both an external enemy and the violent reaction of his crew, who are seeking revenge. 
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Submerged (2001) 
2001 
1 hr 35 min 
A moment by moment account of the sinking and rescue of the crew of the submarine USS Squalus which was the first rescue of living crew on a submarine. 
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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (2002)

2002

1 hr 14 min

This 2002 feature, originally broadcast on Nickelodeon, is an animated version of the story that finds Captain Nemo and his amazing ship, The Nautilus, plunging to the depths of the ocean and encountering many dangers along the way. This disc might be the best way to introduce children to the classic Verne story.

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American Heroes: Submarines

2002

1 hr 31 min

During a routine training exercise, a U.S. submarine collides with a Russian craft. As the ship makes its way back to shore--where the captain will be court-martialed--they find themselves being pursued by another Russian sub which has been taken over by terrorists.

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Below

2002

1 hr 45 min

In 1943, the crew of the U.S.S. Tiger Shark, an American submarine in the Atlantic, rescues three survivors. After suffering damage from a barrage of Nazi depth charges a series of increasingly spooky occurrences begin to rattle everybody aboard.

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K-19 
2002 
2 hr 18 min 
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster. 
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Deep Shock 
2003 
1 hr 33 min 
When a large trench opens on the ocean floor, a research station is created to monitor it. A mysterious attack that eliminates all communication with the research station prompts a submarine crew to go down and investigate. They discover that the trench is related to a heretofore unknown species of giant eel-like creature which could possibly be a significant threat to humankind. 
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In Enemy Hands 
2004 
1 hr 34 min 
During WW II, at the height of Hitler's U-boat war, a group of Allied soldiers made their way home after an exhausting tour of duty; en route, they received orders to assess possible U-boat activity nearby. Captain Rand Sullivan (Scott Caan), and chief of the boat Nathan Travers (William H. Macy), nobly assumed their duty, and lead their weary crew in an initial victory against an enemy boat. Triumph is short-lived, however, as they encounter U-429, led by Jonas Herdt (Til Schweiger). 
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Submarine 707R (animated) 
2004 
1 hr 40 min 
SUBMARINE 707R captures the adventures of the Peace Keeping Navy (PKN) a diverse, all-ages group of representatives of the world's nations. The PKN travels the ocean by submarine seeking out underwater villains and foiling their dastardly plans 
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The Life Aquatic 
2004 
1 hr 58 min 
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son using a WWII converted submarine. 
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Submerged (2005) 
2005 
1 hr 34 min 
Chris Kody, the world's best mercenary, is freed from prison -- but there's a catch. Kody must use his lethal weapons and fighting skills to stop a group of terrorists who have taken over a nuclear sub. more at imdb 
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USS Poseidon - Phantom Below 
2005 
1 hr 35 min 
In the cold dark waters of north korea a u.S.S navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - its attacked & nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the executive officer & the engingeering officer. 
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Ghostboat 
2006 
2 hr 25 min 
A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the ocean, then 40 years later it reappears without a crew. The British government send for the the surviving crew member (David Jason) now a marine biologist. With a new crew and Jason then proceed to trace the last know happenings on the sub. But this submarine has a life of its own and the new crew soon start showing characteristics of the old crew. 
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Depth Charge 
2008 
1 hr 24 min 
A nuclear submarine puts the world on after a criminal mind holds Washington D.C. hostage with a simple ransom...the resignation of the President. 
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Silent Venom 
2008 
1 hr 27 min 
Tom Berenger, Luke Perry and Krista Allen face off against a slithering mass of lethal and aggressive snakes in this heart-stopping thrill ride set hundreds of feet below sea level. 
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Phantom 
2013 
1 hr 38 min 
At the height of the cold war, the world holds its breath when a Soviet submarine armed with nuclear missiles goes missing in the Pacific. On board the vessel, the battle-tested captain and a rogue KGB agent are waging a life-and-death game of cat and mouse. With enemy forces closing in and time running out, the captain fights to keep control with nuclear armageddon hanging in the balance. 
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USS Seaviper 
2013 
1 hr 42 min 
September, 1944. The backs of the Axis alliance have been broken - or have they? The USS SEAVIPER (one of the Navy's wolf pack submarines) is sent on a top secret rescue mission searching for downed pilots and discovers German and Japanese troops together on an island in the Pacific. The Axis Alliance has all the ingredients for the ultimate weapon. Will they be able to change the tide of the war? 
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