Underwater Movies List

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Underwater Movies List

So many films have reported on Underwater Movies List. We wrote about 25 of the best ones.

The Boat (1981)

The Boat
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch
Rated R

The Boat is a 1981 drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Jürgen Prochnow and Herbert Grönemeyer. It tells the story of two German brothers, Erwin and Robert, who build a boat in their backyard in order to escape East Germany. When they make a successful escape, they set sail on the Baltic Sea and face a number of adventures and close calls in their quest to reach the West. Along the way, they must deal with the politics of the Cold War, as well as their own personal struggles. The film paints a vivid picture of life behind the Iron Curtain and the determination of the brothers to find a better life.

Jaws (1975)

Jaws
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary
Rated PG

Jaws is a 1975 thriller/horror film directed by Steven Spielberg. Based on the best-selling novel by Peter Benchley, the movie follows police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) who, along with a marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a professional shark hunter (Robert Shaw), attempts to protect beachgoers from a great white shark terrorizing the town of Amity Island. As the shark continues to target innocent people, the trio must put their own lives in danger in order to stop the beast. With intense suspense and edge-of-your-seat scenes, Jaws is a classic of the genre that horrified and captivated audiences alike.

The Abyss (1989)

The Abyss
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester
Rated PG-13

The Abyss is a 1989 science fiction film directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The film follows a team of deep-sea oil drillers who are hired by the U.S. Navy to investigate a nuclear submarine that has gone missing. While exploring the depths of the ocean, the team discovers a mysterious alien presence and must face their own fears and prejudices in order to save their lives and the planet. Along the way, the team members learn about courage and the power of teamwork, as well as the importance of respecting each other’s differences. The Abyss is a unique mix of science fiction, action, and drama, showcasing Cameron’s signature visual effects, which continue to impress audiences today.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)

The Hunt for Red October
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John McTiernan, starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill
Rated PG

The Hunt for Red October tells the story of the daring and brilliant Soviet submarine captain, Marko Ramius (Sean Connery), who attempts to defect with his vessel, the Red October, to the United States. An American CIA analyst, Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin), is sent to investigate the situation and determine if Ramius is a defector. Ryan's investigation leads him to the conclusion that the Red October is being used by the Soviets to launch a nuclear attack against the United States. However, Ramius has different plans for the submarine and Ryan must find out what they are before the situation worsens. As the story progresses, Ryan and his team must battle the Soviets and their advanced technology to prevent a potential disaster. In the end, Ramius successfully defects to the United States, bringing the Red October and its invaluable technology with him.

Crimson Tide (1995)

Crimson Tide
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza
Rated R

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Richard Fleischer, starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
Rated G

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

The Poseidon Adventure
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ronald Neame, starring Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons
Rated PG

The Guardian (2006)

The Guardian
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Davis, starring Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller
Rated PG-13

Deepsea Challenge (2014)

Deepsea Challenge
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Bruno, Ray Quint, Andrew Wight, starring James Cameron, Suzy Amis, Frank Lotito, Lachlan Woods
Rated PG

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Kathryn Bigelow, starring Harrison Ford, Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo
Rated PG-13

U-571 (2000)

U-571
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Mostow, starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi
Rated PG-13

The Perfect Storm (2000)

The Perfect Storm
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane
Rated PG-13

Black Sea (2014)

Black Sea
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Macdonald, starring Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall
Rated R

North Sea Hijack (1980)

North Sea Hijack
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Andrew V. McLaglen, starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, Michael Parks
Rated PG

The Shallows (2016)

The Shallows
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Joseph Salas
Rated PG-13

The Deep (1977)

The Deep
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Peter Yates, starring Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw
Rated PG

Waterworld (1995)

Waterworld
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Reynolds, starring Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper, Tina Majorino
Rated PG-13

Sphere (1998)

Sphere
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Barry Levinson, starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote
Rated PG-13

Below (2002)

Below
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From David Twohy, starring Bruce Greenwood, David Crow, Matthew Davis, Holt McCallany
Rated R

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Irwin Allen, starring Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre
Rated PG

Pioneer (2013)

Pioneer
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Erik Skjoldbjærg, starring Aksel Hennie, Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Stephanie Sigman
Rated R

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Deep Blue Sea
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie
Rated R

Piranha (1978)

Piranha
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Joe Dante, starring Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn
Rated R

Into the Blue (2005)

Into the Blue
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Stockwell, starring Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott
Rated PG-13

Sanctum (2011)

Sanctum
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Alister Grierson, starring Rhys Wakefield, Allison Cratchley, Christopher James Baker, Richard Roxburgh
Rated R

 



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