Movies about submarines

Movies about submarines
List of the best movies about submarines selected by visitors to our site: Hunter Killer, Kursk, The Wolf's Call, Black Sea, Black Water, Phantom, In Enemy Hands, The First After God, 72 Meters, Below.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Hunter Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'état is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

Kursk (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
Duration02:02

Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts.

The Wolf's Call (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration02:11

With nuclear war looming, a military expert in underwater acoustics strives to prove things aren't as they seem—or sound—using only his ears.

Black Sea (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Russia, USA
Duration01:50

A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

Black Water (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:29

A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

Phantom (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

In Enemy Hands (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put to the ultimate test when they're forced to join their German captors to fight for their very lives.

The First After God (2005)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:37

The film is based on the true story of Captain Marinesku and set in 1944 during WWII at the Russian Navy Base. Young and beautiful Tanka is in love with Aleksandr Marinin, the brave Captain of the Russian submarine. He is under the KGB surveillance, and his life is at risk. He takes his boat to fight the Nazi fleet, and he cannot come back home without a victory.

72 Meters (2004)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:55

The film begins in the 1980s Soviet Union. Two best friends, Orlov and Muravyev, are serving at the Black Sea Navy Base in Sevastopol, Crimea. Both fall in love with one beautiful girl Nelly, and their friendship suffers a first blow. Because she picks Muravyev, his friend Orlov struggles with an inferiority complex and becomes a secretive alcoholic. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, both friends are transferred to the Northern Fleet on the Polar Ocean. One day their sub is performing a routine training. A disturbed WWII mine slowly moves on a collision course with the sub. A mighty blast knocks down everyone inside the wrecked sub, 72 meters below the sea level. Then ensues a nerve-racking struggle for survival.

Below (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this is about to become a journey into the sensory delusions, mental deceptions and runaway fear that lurk just below the surface of the ocean.

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration02:18

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

On the Beach (2000)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration03:15

The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain by the Australians. The calculations of Australia's most renowned scientist says the country is doomed. However, one of his rivals says that he is wrong. He believes that a 1000 people can be relocated to the northern hemisphere, where his assumptions indicate the radiation levels may be lower. The American Captain is asked to take a mission to the north to determine which scientist is right.

U-571 (2000)
Duration01:56

In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'.

Hostile Waters (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom, USA

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.

Down Periscope (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the enemy flagship in the upcoming war games … and to make matters even worse, Dodge's crew is a band of idiots even more incompetent that he is!

Crimson Tide (1995)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

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.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and the U.S. Navy on the Russian Sub Commander . When it is determined that the silent Soviet Boomer may be headed for American coastal waters panic ensues. A CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, convinces the brass that the Boomer's commander may intend something other than a nuclear first strike in mind. A perilous and tense cat-and-mouse game ensues.

Narco Sub (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |

Mega Piranha (2010)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

When a science experiment goes horribly wrong, gigantic fish gain appetites for human flesh.

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

When the prehistoric warm-water beast the Crocosaurus crosses paths with that cold-water monster the Mega Shark, all hell breaks loose in the oceans as the world's top scientists explore every option to halt the aquatic frenzy. Swallowing everything in their paths -- including a submarine or two -- Croc and Mega lead an explorer and an oceanographer on a wild chase. Eventually, the desperate men turn to a volcano for aid.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Mexico
Duration02:23

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:19

Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.

Poseidon Rex (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

Jackson Slate, famous treasure hunter, is out to find the legendary Lost Gold Of Cortez in the open waters off a secluded island in the Caribbean Sea. Using dynamite to blast his way through centuries of silt, new chasms are created reaching miles below the ancient ocean floor. From here, an ancient evil is released, that quickly, savagely, and without warning, destroys Jackson s boat and kills his crew. The sole survivor of the carnage, Jackson teams up with marine biologist, Sarah, to venture back to the site and investigate the horrific events. They extract an egg from the darkest depths of the ocean and take it back to the lab to investigate. But when it hatches, they realise they have awaken a deadly prehistoric monster, the P-Rex, which will stop at nothing until the entire island is destroyed...

The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, China, Japan
Duration03:07

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

Megalodon (2018)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.

Asteroid vs Earth (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Action - When a shower of massive meteors threatens an extinction level on Earth, the world's greatest minds devise a dangerous plan that will take the planet off its axis in order to avoid the impact. - Tia Carrere, Jason Brooks, Robert Davi

Roboshark (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria, Canada

What starts off as a typical day on the streets of Seattle soon becomes a terrifying bloodbath, when a great white shark devours an alien space probe…and ROBOSHARK is born. The U.S. military comes after it with guns blazing, but it’s the power of social media that puts an ambitious newscaster and her tech-savvy daughter ahead of everyone else in the race to stop the destruction.

Destination Tokyo (1943)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

During World War II, Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned bombing of Tokyo. Along the way, the crew learn about each other as they face the enemy and some of them lose their lives.

Midway (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Hong Kong

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

The Abyss (1989)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.




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