It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. "Das Boot" is the story of one such U-Boat crew, with the film examining how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers, attempted to accomplish impossible missions, while all the time attempting to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served.

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4.5 out of 5
119 Ratings
119 Ratings

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  • Fresh 46
  • Rotten 1

Critics Consensus: Taut, breathtakingly thrilling, and devastatingly intelligent, Das Boot is one of the greatest war films ever made.

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Studio
Bavaria Atelier GmbH
Genre
Drama
Released

Languages

Primary
German (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English

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