Drama • R • 1981 • 2 hr 30 min
One of the BEST, and forgotten War Films I’ve ever seen. It somehow manages to be So tense throughout the entire film! A MUST WATCH!
I had to watch this at least once a year in high school
Slow burn, claustrophobic, technical with tense sporadic action. All of it works terrifically in a submarine war film.
A suspenseful, claustrophobic & thrilling journey, the U-Boat feels like a great character in itself and you’ll be rooting for it’s crew
A thrilling journey, you feel like a crew member as they go through hell and back in a tin can, brilliant soundtrack by doldinger also
You can feel the tensionrising and become claustrophobic as you watch this film
Probably my favourite submarine movie. Tense action with the gritty realism of the claustrophobic and futile nature of sub warfare.
The captain isn't perfect, crew members fray while others fail, but it's about team -- the whole -- and it definitely holds attention.
Immersive. Good characters, great story.
German U-boat WWII. Sailors do their jobs, risking lives. Ordinary men enduring impossible obstacles if you don't think of them as enemy.
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