The Five Best Submarine Movies of All-Time

TVOvermind | 3/21/2012 | Tom
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The thought of being at sea is, for some people, unbearable as there is little to no control over your surroundings. Imagine then being in a submarine below the waves, unable to go anywhere other than to another compartment of the sub and knowing that there is an unknown and waiting sea all around you waiting to rush in should anything untoward happen. It’s not the kind of thought many people would want to entertain but it’s the kind of thing that many of those serving in such a capacity have to keep in the back of their minds. That’s why submarine movies are so tense, in part, since quite honestly a strong enough hit to any part of the sub could have huge ramifications for those within. That’s just one reason why these movies tend to attract a lot of viewers; tension is just as compelling as drama sometimes.

Here are five of the best submarine movies ever made.

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If nothing else is taken from this movie it’s that life aboard a submarine is not an easy one, especially back in the days of the second World War. While subs are meant to take at least some punishment and be able to keep going there is a limit as the crew in this movie finds out. After surviving more than a few encounters that could have left their craft crippled and the lot of them dead they finally limp the sub back into a safe place only to be bombed by Allied troops. While many of the crew are killed or injured a few make it out in order to find safety elsewhere. No matter who fought for who, the damages incurred were quite great on both sides.

Yes, despite the very serious nature of a submarine and its crew there can...
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