Das Boot (1981)

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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.



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  • Wolfgang Petersen in Das Boot (1985)
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  • Wolfgang Petersen and Lothar G. Buchheim in Das Boot (1985)
  • Erwin Leder in Das Boot (1985)
  • Erwin Leder and Claude-Oliver Rudolph in Das Boot (1985)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Wolfgang Petersen


Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay), Lothar G. Buchheim (novel)


Release Date:

10 February 1982


German, English, French

Country of Origin

West Germany

Box Office


$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)


$11,487,676 (USA) (9 November 2013)

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