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Das Boot Reviews

February 23, 2012
Everything described in the film is authentic.
December 9, 2011
The film has no qualities beyond its formal polish.
March 19, 2009
Agripping, impressively detailed account of one harrowing voyage by a German U-boat during World War II.
June 24, 2006
Petersen's shooting style displays a breathtaking, if impersonal and faintly academic, virtuosity comparable to that of Lean or Coppola.
August 30, 2004
Das Boot is yet another moving testament to the wastefulness of battle.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 2, 2002
The film reaches right out to grab us by the neck and squeeze hard.
January 1, 2000
Wolfgang Petersen's direction is an exercise in pure craftsmanship.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
This film takes all of the drama and suspense inherent in a submarine-based story and delivers it in a near- perfect package, establishing Das Boot as not just a terrific adrenaline rush, but one of the best movies ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
You're drawn in powerfully as the crew members experience a psychologically maddening cycle of lull and storm.
January 1, 2000
Suspenseful when it needs to be and intelligent in its depiction of the horrors of war and the sweaty claustrophobia of submarine life. On occasion, it's even -- pardon the pun -- deep.