To watch underwater battle is one of the most bizarre and unique experience. While there have been many movies made on war on the land (read the list of military movies), there have been very few made on the war under water. In this list, we are going to cover the fascinating war — all kinds — that happens under water. Here’s the list of top submarine movies ever. You can watch some of these best submarine movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
8. K-19 The Widowmaker (2002)
This movie is actually based on true events happen in 1961. K-19 was an experimental love Russian submarine stocked with nuclear warheads. Alexei Vostrikov (Harrison Ford) takes charge after the captain Mikhail Polenin (Liam Nesson) demotion for his outspoken. They are sent to North Atlantic for missile fire test in an unfavorable condition. The cast of the movie makes a strong impact on the audience and the nail-biting story makes it a must watch.
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7. U-571 (2000)
This movie portrayed more than the physical struggle soldier faced in battle it placed much more emphasis on the emotional and mental battle soldier faced such as struggler to save a life or to sacrifice a life for a greater cause in addition to the battles against fear pressure and feelings. The story is based on a German submarine U-571 which is sinking. The submarine carries an Enigma machine, a special coding device that allows high-level axis forces to send messages that can’t be read without a similar encryption mechanism. For obtaining Enigma machine the U.S. submarine is sent on a rescue mission but they are faced with German’s. Truly gripping!