Most Popular Nuclear Submarine Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Votes: 188,210 | Gross: $226.01M
2. The Meg (2018)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.
Votes: 126,662 | Gross: $143.01M
3. The Command (2018)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
4. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Votes: 167,539 | Gross: $122.01M
5. Criminal (2016)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.
Votes: 53,760 | Gross: $14.27M
6. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
Votes: 435,482 | Gross: $209.40M
7. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed.
Votes: 91,257 | Gross: $46.80M
8. The Darkest Hour (2011)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply.
Votes: 55,696 | Gross: $21.43M
9. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Votes: 56,527 | Gross: $35.17M
11. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
12. The In-Laws (I) (2003)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his future son-in-law's father is a free-wheeling international spy.
Votes: 15,697 | Gross: $20.44M
13. On the Beach (1959)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Votes: 11,166 | Gross: $11.00M
14. Phantom (I) (2013)
R | 98 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Votes: 12,966 | Gross: $0.49M
15. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
17. The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Men seeking relief from the Black Death, guided by a boy's vision, dig a tunnel from 14th century England to 20th century New Zealand.
Votes: 3,146 | Gross: $1.33M
18. The Six Million Dollar Man: Wine, Women and War (1973 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 73 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
After Colonel Steve Austin fails to retrieve the contents of a safe owned by arms dealer Arlen Findletter, he takes up a friendly offer of a vacation in the Bahamas. There, he runs into ... See full summary »
19. Crash Dive (1996 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only... See full summary »
21. Stinger (2005)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
For nearly two months, the USS Newark, carrying an experimental, top-secret military cargo, has been lost at sea. When the sub is finally discovered sixty miles off the coast of California,... See full summary »
22. Assault on the Wayne (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War, enemy agents, posing as U.S. Navy crew, sabotage a nuclear submarine and steal its anti-ballistic missile guidance system.
23. Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power (2014)
TV-PG | 116 min | Biography
Combative, provocative, and searingly blunt, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was a flamboyant maverick and a unique American hero. When few thought it possible, then-Captain Rickover harnessed ... See full summary »
24. Depth Charge (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Thriller
On his final voyage a commandeer aboard a nuclear submarine is making a shocking bid for world peace. With the help of mercenaries he takes over the sub in order to hold Washington D.C. and the world hostage.
26. Thorium, the Far Side of Nuclear Power (2016 TV Movie)
105 min | Documentary, Animation
Ever heard of the Thorium molten salt reactor? That's hardly surprising, as for 70 years, it has been inexplicably kept under wraps by the nuclear industry, despite the fact it could revolutionise energy production.
28. K-19: Doomsday Submarine (2002 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History
The disastrous first combat patrol of the K-19, the Soviet Union's first atomic-powered nuclear missile submarine.
29. First Strike (1979 TV Movie)
40 min | Documentary
An interesting Cold War film that starts with showing a hypothetical Soviet nuclear first strike scenario leading to a U.S. surrender, followed by a United States Air Force "sales pitch" for more defense spending.
30. Sluchay v kvadrate '36-80' (1982)
93 min | Action, Drama
Russian naval pilots risk death to help stop a American Submarine whose defective reactor threatens a nuclear meltdown.
34. The Ultimate Guide: Submarines (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 47 min | Documentary
This program provides an overview of many aspect of submarine technology including; the various types of submarines, their missions, design considerations, history, operations, training, rescue methods and new design concepts.
24: Live Another Day (2014)
8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack captures Navarro. Kate finds out her husband was framed for Navarro's crimes. Adrian and Chloe are taken hostage by Cheng Zhi who forces Chloe to fix the Override device and Mark surrenders Jack's locations to the Russians.
Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action
As Derek Powers' medical condition as Blight worsens, he calls his estranged son home for help. However, an enemy hidden in plain sight has other plans for him that eventually involve Batman as well.
Doctor Who (2005– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The Doctor and Clara find themselves dealing with Cold War tensions when the TARDIS lands aboard a disabled Soviet ballistic submarine. The Doctor isn't the only alien being on board ... See full summary »
Portillo's Hidden History of Britain (2018)
Countdown to WW3
45 min | Documentary, History
A top secret Cold War stronghold and a decommissioned Soviet nuclear submarine reveal just how close we came to nuclear armageddon, and the British military's plans if it should come.
TV-MA | 12 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
Dethklok record an album in a nuclear submarine in the Mariana trench. The government sends down a producer to spy on them.
41 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Random underwater encounters raise questions and concerns among scientists, naval officials and civilians.
The Deep (2010)
Everything Put Together Falls Apart
Action, Adventure, Drama
Raymond's message is received by Lowe,giving a full account of the fate of the 'Volos' and proving he knew all about its mission. Om the 'Volos' itself Zubov tries to kill the 'Orpheus' ... See full summary »
Modern Marvels (1993– )
More Engineering Disasters
TV-G | 44 min | Documentary, History
Rocket engineers pushing the technological envelope expect a crash or two or hundred. But a collapsed roof or burst dam can only be attributed to sloppy engineering.
Doctor Who Online Adventures (2009– )
Rise of the Sea Devils: Part 1
The TARDIS materialises on a nuclear submarine deep in the ocean. The crew is missing, an assault is underway, and the Doctor recognises the invaders.
Doctor Who Online Adventures (2009– )
Rise of the Sea Devils: Part 2
The Sea Devils take control of the submarine, intent on using its nuclear weapons in an ongoing war. Can the Doctor stop them from unleashing Armageddon?