Most Popular Submarine Captain Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Votes: 165,863 | Gross: $122.01M
3. Das Boot (2018– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, War
An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
4. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed.
Votes: 90,251 | Gross: $46.80M
5. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
G | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Votes: 26,279 | Gross: $28.20M
6. Crimson Tide (1995)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.
Votes: 94,355 | Gross: $91.40M
8. SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family
In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
9. Operation Petticoat (1959)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
Votes: 11,359 | Gross: $23.30M
10. On the Beach (1959)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Votes: 11,035 | Gross: $11.00M
11. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015 Video)
PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.
12. Phantom (I) (2013)
R | 98 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Votes: 12,891 | Gross: $0.49M
13. The Rift (1990)
R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I", which has mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find... See full summary »
14. 2010: Moby Dick (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A modern adaptation of the classic novel of the captain of a high tech submarine and his obsessive quest to destroy the enormousprehistoric whale that maimed him.
18. Submarine Command (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, War
Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.
19. Silent Steel (1995 Video Game)
A submarine captain must hunt a Libyan sub on the loose in his patrol zone, while keeping an eye on a Russian sub that is bearing down on him--all the while trying to find a saboteur aboard his sub.
21. Podvodnaya lodka (1962)
36 min | Short, Adventure
American submarine goes on position for missile attack of the USSR. All crew is tired and nervous. Moscow radio announce a special newscast, and captain commands ship combat readiness.
The Triangle (2005)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Shipping magnate hires a journalist, a female oceanographer, a psychic and a meteorologist to find out why some of his ships went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The survivor of one such incident realizes that his reality has altered.
The Deep (2010)
Everything Put Together Falls Apart
Action, Adventure, Drama
Raymond's message is received by Lowe,giving a full account of the fate of the 'Volos' and proving he knew all about its mission. Om the 'Volos' itself Zubov tries to kill the 'Orpheus' ... See full summary »
NCIS (2003– )
TV-PG | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vance is notified by the Pentagon that the nuclear submarine Gibbs and Bishop are aboard to conduct a murder investigation has gone radio silent.
26 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A submarine of the World Security Patrol is destroyed. WASP is called in to investigate and its Stingray submarine, capable of speeds of up to 600 knots, is sent to investigate. Captain ... See full summary »
SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)
When We Dead Awaken
TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Family
Brody's Mom, who has been in cryofreeze for years, emerges and is targeted by someone trying to kill her for a crime she witnessed in the past.