Kriegsmarine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant kriegsmarine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with submarine, kriegsmarine, world war two, military, war, danger, soldier, escapades, nazi and explosion plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in UK, USA, Italy and other countries.
kriegsmarine movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as kriegsmarine: Das Boot - The Director's Cut (1981), Murphy's War (1971), The Guns of Navarone (1961), The Longest Day (1962), The Valiant (1962), Weekend at Dunkirk (1964), Anzio (1968), Submarine X-1 (1968), Hell Boats (1970), Hell in the Aegean (1970).

List of kriegsmarine movies

Das Boot - The Director's Cut (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, war, navy, ocean, naval battle, anti war, military, nazi, boat, battles, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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Murphy's War (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission station near the mouth of the Orinoco, and begins to plot his vengeance. He ...
Style: realistic, harsh, psychological, melancholic, bloody ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, torpedo, boat, war, obsession, sole survivor, aviation, murder, kriegsmarine, brutality, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: germany, ireland, england, tokyo, africa ...
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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, island, military, behind enemy lines, german, suspense, nazi, resistance, mercenary, gunfight, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: greece, germany, fictional island
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, harsh, tense ...
Audience: manly
Plot: world war two, military, war, nazi, soldier, invasion, d day, courage, german, allies, resistance, beach ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, poland, germany, europe, paris france ...
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The Valiant (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War , the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held prisoner whist the crew try and discover the nature of their ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, kriegsmarine, navy, royal navy, damage, subterfuge, warship, battleship, mercy, evacuation, interrogation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: mediterranean sea, egypt, africa
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: world war two, wartime, submarine, kriegsmarine, war, french army, priest, death, seaside, boat, airplane, church ...
Time: year 1940
Place: france, dunkirk, flanders, english channel
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Anzio (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allied forces land at Anzio unopposed but instead of moving straight inland their commanding officer decides to dig in. A battle-hardened war correspondent borrows a jeep and drives to Rome and back without meeting any German forces, but his report ...
Style: macaroni combat, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, kriegsmarine, nazi, submarine, tank, behind enemy lines, military operation, american abroad, us military, escapades, survival ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, submarine, ocean, diver, kriegsmarine, battles, military, soldier, leadership, war, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
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Hell Boats (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A war drama of motor torpedo boats which did much unsung work in WW2, but the naval battles merely provide an exciting story in which an even more special romantic drama is wrapped up.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: royal navy, kriegsmarine, submarine, wartime, navy, love triangle, heroes, military, war, escapades, military life, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: malta, sicily, italy
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Hell in the Aegean (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Greece, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The picture is set during Battle of Greece and Crete Battle in 1941, after the fall of the mainland when the Germans entered Athens.
Plot: world war two, spy, kriegsmarine, submarine, greek, army, british, battleship, paratrooper, resistance, battles, fighter ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1941
Place: crete, hellas, greece
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Shout at the Devil (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. The story is based on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, submarine, spy, woman with a gun, mission, war, kriegsmarine, military, adventurer, battleship, ship, revenge ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa
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The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: sexy, entertaining, futuristic, harsh, natural horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, monster, cave woman, island, caveman, submarine, desert, creature feature, adaptation, catastrophe, runaway, mad scientist ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: antarctica, fictional island
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Bear Island (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, world war two, spy, treasure hunt, submarine, professor, sabotage, corpse, snow, betrayal, murder, gold ...
Time: 70s
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The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, battles, espionage, military, submarine, seaport, suspense, ship, heroic mission, sea, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: england, india, asia, goa india, portugal ...
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The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, navy, sinking ship, battles, torpedo, military, military life, survival, confined, life is a bitch, nazism ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 1940s
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Eye of the Needle (1981)
Genre: Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: spy, world war two, espionage, nazi, wartime, island, storm at sea, undercover, war, idealism, murder, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, berlin germany, germany, europe
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Goliath Awaits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ocean liner, world war two, disaster, distopia, kriegsmarine, ghost ship, survival, suspicion of murder, submarine, rescue team, security guard, party ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: atlantic ocean, london, big ben london
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, breathtaking, epic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, treasure, artifact, nazi, chase, escapades, villain, adventurer, desert, journey ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, 20th century
Place: egypt, south america, nepal, africa, himalaya ...
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Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, emotional, dramatic, breathtaking, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, greek island, war, friendship, italian soldier, wartime, anti war, culture clash, soldier, italian history, betrayal, life philosophy ...
Time: post world war two
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, italy, europe
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U-571 (2000)
Genre: Action, War
Country: France, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: submarine, world war two, military, navy, war, naval battle, ocean, nazism, naval officer, sea battle, ship captain, mission ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: germany
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Enigma (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: clever, factual, tricky, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, code breaking, espionage, wartime, submarine, war, spy, secret service, conspiracy, idealism, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: poland, scotland, london, england, germany ...
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In Enemy Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, world war two, ship, holocaust, military, mutiny, boat, survival, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, world war two, heroism, courage, military, mad scientist, heroic mission, scientist, superhuman powers, soldier, bravery ...
Time: future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, world war two, save the day, leadership, race against time, isolation, heroic mission, military, island, soldier, war, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
TV show
Story: Two-part drama based on the true story of the Allied ship Laconia, sunk in WWII by a German U-Boat, which then surfaced against orders to rescue the civilian crew
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: submarine, world war two, rescue, german, sinking ship, war, pow, ship, military, ocean, boat, survivor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: inspirational, intellectual, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: world war two, genius, mathematics, inventor, inventions and discoveries, computer, prodigy, ambition, gay interest, invention, mathematician, gay ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1951, 50s ...
Place: england, germany, poland, los angeles, europe ...
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Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, tricky, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, boat, sea, treasure hunt, survival, gold, ocean, heist, murder, greed, suspense, disaster ...
Time: year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia, scotland, ukraine, crimea
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The Last U-Boat (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Near the end of WWII a lone U-Boat is sent from Germany to Japan carrying plutonium needed for a Japanese A-Bomb. During the long journey, news arrives on the radio that Hitler killed himself and Germany has surrendered. This causes a rift in the ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, british navy, kriegsmarine, boat, captain, uranium, duty, secret mission, hitler, torpedo, nazi ...
Time: year 1945
Place: japan, norway, germany
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: world war two, war, captivity, military, soldier, battles, british soldier, prison life, survival, nazi officer, wartime life, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: ireland, london, scotland
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Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, retro
Audience: adult
Plot: submarine, world war two, navy, french resistance, military, wehrmacht, rape, insubordination, nazi occupation, battles, save the day, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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