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Das Boot

R| 2 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
A German submarine patrols the Atlantic Ocean during World War II, manned by a crew that must contend with tense conflicts and long stretches of confined boredom. While war correspondent Werner (Herbert Grönemeyer) observes day-to-day life aboard the U-boat, the grizzled captain (Jürgen Prochnow) struggles to maintain his own motivation as he attempts to keep the ship's morale up in the face of fierce battles, intense storms and dwindling supplies.

Cast: Jürgen Prochnow , Herbert Grönemeyer , Klaus Wennemann , Hubertus Bengsch , Martin Semmelrogge , Bernd Tauber , Erwin Leder , Martin May

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Genres: War, Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, RCA/Columbia, Columbia TriStar Home Video

Das Boot (1981)

Release Date: February 10th, 1982|2 hr. 30 min.

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  • April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Tense and exciting, non-stop. Well made in every way.

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