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  1. the ambush Silver Belt

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    Rank these submarine movies in order:

    Das Boot (1981)
    Crimson Tide (1992)
    The Hunt for Red October (1990)
    U-571 (2000)
    K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

    That is my order of preference. Das Boot is the Saving Private Ryan of sub films. Crimson Tide is a very good #2 but a distance from first.
     
  2. loyalyolayal Banned Banned

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    Hunt for red october?

    U-571?

    Manos: the hands of fate?
     
  3. Cajun A Cajun Traveler: Something of a Novelty... Platinum Member

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    I liked Hunt best outta those. Haven't seen Das Boot tho.
     
  4. BearGrounds A great many scalps.

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    Down Periscope outranks them all.
     
  5. IFightInVegas The Bourbonator Platinum Member

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    this guy knows his shit
     
  6. IFightInVegas The Bourbonator Platinum Member

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    honestly though, it's tough to beat Das Boot.. Great movie overall... Submarine movie or not
     
  7. loyalyolayal Banned Banned

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    Schneider was robbed of an Oscar.
     
  8. Luger Rabbi of Platinum Nation Banned

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    Das Boot is great.
    Can't say I remember much of the others.
    Vaguely recall The Hunt for Red October not being too bad.
     
  9. the ambush Silver Belt

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    GTFO. The opening party scene of mighty Das Boot literally pisses all over any scene from the Down Periscope movie. For those of you who have never seen it, you should.

     
  10. RoryFan Wears Hats

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    I don't think I've seen a single one of those films.

    I'll start with Das Boot tonight and let you know.
     
  11. MC Paul Barman Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Below is clearly better than all of those.
    "Das Boot"? LOL. We're talking about sub movies.... not footwear movies, you knob.
     
  12. FierceRedBelt Silver Belt

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    Crimson Tide was one of my favorite childhood movies but I'm not sure it holds up. Plus the realism snobs have shit all over it too.

    I'll watch Das Boot.
     
  13. PRIDEWASBETTER Whatever it takes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    *puts on jacket
     
  15. Shawn91111 Brown Belt

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    Never watched Das boot, but out of the ones provided

    Red October
    Crimson Tide
    U571
    K19

    Fords accent is pretty bad
     
  16. Kiddo716 Cubic Zirconia Belt

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    Welcome Aboard
     
  17. Irenaeus Black Belt

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    Das Boot is excellent. The rest of the list are mediochre or worse.
     
  18. Flemmy Stardust King of Lea

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    Das Boot is my favorite foreign film by a huge margin.
     
  19. MusclesMarinara Friends with Bigfoot

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    What, No 20,000 leagues beneath the sea?

    As an actual submarine sailor, I did appreciate the efforts for realism in the 'Hunt for Red October'. They captured the feel of life aboard a 688 quite well.
     

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