|Genre||Adventure, Drama, Thriller||Actor||Herbert Grönemeyer, Hubertus Bengsch, Jürgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann|
|Director||Wolfgang Petersen||Country||West Germany|
8.4 /10 from 173901 users
|Release||16 September 1981||Duration|
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so-called “Battle of the Atlantic” to harass and destroy British shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. “Das Boot” is the story of one such U-Boat crew, with the film examining how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers and attempted to accomplish impossible missions, all the while attempting to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served.
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch
16 Sep 1981 (West Germany)
Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 5 nominations.
tt0082096 , Terror, Submarine, Based On Novel, Atlantic Ocean, Gibraltar, World War Ii, Duty, War Correspondent, Torpedo, Drinking, Sailor, Convoy, U Boat, Destroyer, Depth Charge, Comrade, German Submarine, Naval Battle, Periscope