Movies about submarines

Movies about submarines
List of the best movies about submarines selected by visitors to our site: Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark, Deepsea Challenge, The Deep, Despicable Me 3, Pressure, Sector 7, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants, Poseidon Rex, Mega Shark vs. Kolossus, Greyhound.

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Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Military
PlotAdventure, Technology, Rivalry
PlaceSubmarines, Aircraft, Egypt, Ocean
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When another Mega Shark returns from the depths of the sea, world militaries go on high alert. Ocean traffic grinds to a standstill as everyone lives in fear of the insatiable beast. Out of options, the US government unleashes the top secret Mecha Shark project -- a mechanical shark built to have the same exact characteristics as Mega. A pair of scientists pilot the mechanical creature as they fight Mega in a pitched battle to save the planet. But when faulty mechanics cause the Mecha to go after humans, the scientists must somehow guide Mega to Mecha in hopes that the two titans will kill each other - or risk untold worldwide destruction.

Deepsea Challenge (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
PlotTsunami, Volcanoes, Avalanches
PlaceSubmarines, Nature, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Serious

Described as being a film about determination, danger and the ocean’s greatest depths, James Cameron's "Deepsea Challenge 3D" tells the story of Cameron’s journey to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming an explorer. The movie offers a unique insight into Cameron's world as he makes that dream reality – and makes history – by becoming the first person to travel solo to the deepest point on the planet.

The Deep (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Serious, Disturbing

As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.

Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA, France
CharactersSpy, Twins, Unicorns
PlotDancing, Adventure, Prison Break, Weapon, Art
PlacePrison, Submarines, Beach
StyleDisney, For children, Light, Cute

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

Pressure (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSubmarines, Sea
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Four divers are stuck deep underwater in a vessel after a freak storm destroys their ship. Will they survive?

Sector 7 (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMonsters, Mutant, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean, Asia, Korea
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In Sector 7, an underwater oil field located south of Jeju Island, Hae-jun is working as a marine equipment manager on an oil prospecting ship called Eclipse. Joining the crew later is Jeong-man, a former colleague of Hae-jun's father, assigned to Eclipse as captain. Though his job is to oversee the withdrawal of the ship, he suggests conducting some drilling one last time.

Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Monsters, Mutant, Geniuses
PlotMotorcycles, Computers, Power, Avalanches, Rivalry
PlaceSubmarines, Mansions, USA

Mr. Freeze turns Killer Croc and Bane into super-sized monsters, and they bash their way through downtown Gotham until the Caped Crusader and his team of heroes join the fight in their giant robot mechs.

Poseidon Rex (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersDinosaurs, Mutant, Military
PlaceSubmarines, Islands, Ocean
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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...

Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Giants
PlotSurvival, Fight

In search of a new energy source, Russia accidentally reawakens the Kolossus - a giant robot doomsday device from the Cold War. At the same time, a new Mega Shark appears, threatening global security.

Greyhound (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, military, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersCaptain of the ship
PlotWar, On real events, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Submarines, Ships, Ocean, Warships
TimeWorld War II

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

Mega Piranha (2010)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersMutant, Heroes, Amazons
PlaceSubmarines, Jungle, Ocean
StyleFor men

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

Hunter Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersSpecial Forces, Lifeguards, Submariners
PlotDisasters, Hostage, Weapon
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean, Warships

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.

The Ghazi Attack (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, military, history
PlotSurvival, Conspiracies

India’s first underwater war film tries to decode the mystery behind the sinking of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.

Torpedo: U-235 (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, adventure, military, history
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotWar, Fight, Sea battles
StyleExciting, Serious

World War II: Resistance fighters accept a suicide mission to deliver a stolen Nazi submarine carrying atomic uranium. Hunted by Hitler’s army, the crew must outwit the German Navy to bring the cargo safely to America.

Kursk (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Wedding, Friendship, Death
PlaceSubmarines, Russia, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Roboshark (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Robots, Aliens, Mutant
PlotSocial Media

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.

The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Spy, Terrorists, Family
PlotRacing, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Cars, Fight
PlacePrison, Submarines, Aircraft, Hotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

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.

Below (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSubmariners, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Investigation, Supernatural, Shipwreck
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

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.

Two Lives (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany, Norway
CharactersSpy, Family, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotWar, Life, Snow, Mystery, Family life
PlaceSubmarines, Court, Norway, Germany
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during World War II. She enjoys a happy family life with her mother, her husband, daughter and granddaughter. But when a lawyer asks her and her mother to witness in a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of the war children, she resists. Gradually, a web of concealments and secrets is unveiled, until Katrine is finally stripped of everything, and her loved ones are forced to take a stand: What carries more weight, the life they have lived together, or the lie it is based on?

In Enemy Hands (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
PlaceSubmarines, Ships
TimeWorld War II

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.