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Summary It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English 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 ma...

Das Boot

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
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85
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.1
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Summary It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English 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 ma...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
85
81% Positive
13 Reviews
19% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
85
81% Positive
13 Reviews
19% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.1
76% Positive
157 Ratings
5% Mixed
10 Ratings
19% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.1
76% Positive
157 Ratings
5% Mixed
10 Ratings
19% Negative
39 Ratings

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Production Company Bavaria Film, Twin Bros. Productions, Radiant Film GmbH, Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
Release Date Feb 10, 1982
Duration 2 h 29 m
Rating R
Tagline This is the story of 42 raw recruits caught up in a war they didn't understand, and the Captain who must lead them in their struggle to survive.
Academy Awards, USA
6 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Golden Camera, Germany
• 4 Wins & 4 Nominations