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Year
1981
Runtime
149 min.
Director
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres
Drama, Adventure, Thriller, War
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
173,214
Checks
20,332
Favs
1,688
Dislikes
79
Favs/checks
8.3% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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  1. voltesque's avatar

    voltesque

    I think what director Wolfgang Petersen successfully achieved the most was making the audience feel as if they were on the boat themselves. Even just by looking at the actors in a confined space, I felt like I was experiencing claustrophobia. It's not just a war epic, there are moments in the film that moves the audience in a profound way: spoiler, those moments make you empathize the characters even more. Highly recommend others to watch the director's cut, it does the movie justice. 4 years 9 months ago
  2. kathulu's avatar

    kathulu

    i don't understand what people mean by boring - i can't take my eyes away from it! it's incredibly exciting, both in its action sequences and in the quiet moments! the music is so eerie too. 6 years 10 months ago
  3. vishnu's avatar

    vishnu

    saw the director's cut... it was lengthy... but it was EPIC! 6 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #10 in War
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  2. This movie ranks #10 in 1980s
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  3. This movie ranks #19 in Adventure
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  4. This movie ranks #20 in Thriller
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  5. This movie ranks #29 in The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema
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  6. This movie ranks #64 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #70 in Top 250
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  8. This movie ranks #83 in FOK! top 250
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  9. This movie ranks #97 in The 100 Most Significant German Films
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  10. This movie ranks #107 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  11. This movie ranks #121 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #239 in Reddit top 250
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  13. This movie ranks #263 in Empire 500
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  14. This movie ranks #440 in 501 Must See Movies
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  15. This movie ranks #671 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  16. This movie ranks #894 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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