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Based on 35 Reviews
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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A rip-roaring action adventure. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Two hours of nonstop, nail-biting tension and anxiety. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    One would be hard-pressed to name another submarine movie that lingers so little in the memory two days after seeing it. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's still a submarine movie, confined by the ship, the sea, and a convention-laden script. show more

  • 88
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The action is tightly focused and well-paced. show more

  • 49
    Mr. Showbiz

    Just keeps grinding along, pushing its way through a barrage of boom-boom and a sea of tight-lipped clichés. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Full of old tricks - cuts between worried faces and overheated gauges inching into the red zone - but director Mostow pulls most of them off with conviction and pizazz. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    A formulaic and predictable movie that combines minimal characterization with some irritating implausibility. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    Certainly it isn't about to give "Das Boot" a run for its money - but nevertheless it is irresistible entertainment. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Baltimore Sun

    Sets up a mood of tensile suspense from the beginning and never lets it go. show more

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