Highest-Rated Movies about 'Submersible'

Titanic (1997), The Abyss (1989), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Blue Water, White Death (1971), Deepwater Horizon (2016), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), Aquaman (2018) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Submersible movies.

#1. Titanic (1997)

Storyline: 84 years later, a 100 year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

Plot Keywords: iceberg, self sacrifice, one word title, ship, shipwreck, sinking ship, told in flashback ...

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#2. The Abyss (1989)

Storyline: Formerly married petroleum engineers who still have some issues to work out. They are drafted to assist a gung-ho Navy SEAL with a top-secret recovery operation: a nuclear sub has been ambushed and sunk, under mysterious circumstances, in some of the deepest waters on Earth.

Plot Keywords: submarine, alien, estranged couple, drowning, pantyhose, ocean, sea ...

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#3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Storyline: The oceans during the late 1860-92s are no longer safe; many ships have been lost. Sailors have returned to port with stories of a vicious narwhal (a giant whale with a long horn) which sinks their ships. A naturalist, Professor (Pierre) Aronnax, his assistant, Conseil, and a professional whaler, Ned Land, join an US expedition which attempts to unravel the mystery.

Plot Keywords: submarine, based on novel, underwater, guitarist, cannon, singer, harpoon ...

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#4. Blue Water, White Death (1971)

Storyline: Peter Gimbel and a team of photographers set out on an expedition to find and Film, for the very first time, Carcharodon carcharias....The Great White Shark. The Expedition took over nine months and traveled from Durban, South Africa, across the Indian Ocean and finally to South Australia.—Alex "The Sharkman" Buttigieg <sharkman@sharkmans-world.com>

Plot Keywords: adventurer, scuba diving, nature, discovery, danger, ship, submersible ...

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#5. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Storyline: In April 2010, there is no oil exploration operation in the Gulf of Mexico to compare with the Deepwater Horizon oil rig with its size or sheer depth of its drilling. However, the project for the BP oil company is beset with technical difficulties to the point where the general operational supervisor, Jimmy Harrell, and his Chief Electrical Engineer, Mike Williams, are concerned potentially dangerous trouble is brewing. Unfortunately, visiting BP executives, frustrated by the project's long delays, order curtailed site inspections and slanted system tests to make up for lost time even as Harrell, Williams and his team helplessly protest for the sake of proper safety. On April 20, the workers' fears are realized in the worst possible way when the rig's various structural and system flaws spark a catastrophic cascade of failures that would create a massive blowout and explosion that threatens them all, even as it also begins the worst environmental disaster in US history.

Plot Keywords: disaster movie, oil rig, husband wife relationship, helicopter, lifeboat, fire, smoke ...

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#6. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Storyline: James Bond is back again and his new mission is to find out how a Royal Navy Polaris submarine holding sixteen nuclear warheads simply disappeared while on patrol. Bond joins Major Anya Amasova and takes on a a web-handed mastermind, known as Karl Stromberg, as well as his henchman Jaws, who has a mouthful of metal teeth. Bond must track down the location of the missing submarine before the warheads are fired.

Plot Keywords: cult film, world war three, 1970s, official james bond series, high tech, intelligence, mountain ...

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#7. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

Storyline: Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman whose husband has vanished. The investigation proves strange indeed, involving six missing midgets, villainous monks, a Scottish castle, the Loch Ness monster, and covert naval experiments. Can the sleuths make sense of all this and solve the mystery?—Joel Preuninger <Jhpreunin@aol.com>

Plot Keywords: victorian era, private detective, homosexual subtext, british intelligence, morse code, parasol, picnic ...

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#8. Aquaman (2018)

Storyline: Arthur Curry, half human half from Atlantis, goes on a trip of a lifetime. Not only does this adventure compel him to come to terms with his real identity, but it also forces him to discover whether he is entirely worthy of fulfilling his own destiny: becoming a king.

Plot Keywords: tattooed trash, white trash, thug, tattoo, tattooed arm, breeding, damsel in distress ...

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#9. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Storyline: It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erskine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erskine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany's secret HYDRA research department (headed by Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull), Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot; however, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America, and his war against Schmidt begins.

Plot Keywords: superhero, scientist, nazi, marvel comics, based on comic book, shield, frozen alive ...

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#10. Fear Is the Key (1972)

Storyline: Following the death of his family in an airplane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. By setting himself up as a criminal, he plans to get close to a certain tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of the lost plane.—Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

Plot Keywords: violence, murder of family, death of wife, loss of wife, loss of son, child murder, widower ...

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#11. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Storyline: Three years after the Jurassic World theme park was closed down, Owen and Claire return to Isla Nublar to save the dinosaurs when they learn that a once dormant volcano on the island is active and is threatening to extinguish all life there. Along the way, Owen sets out to find Blue, his lead raptor, and discovers a conspiracy that could disrupt the natural order of the entire planet. Life has found a way, again.

Plot Keywords: dinosaur, fifth part, sequel, island, genetic engineering, secret laboratory, rescue mission ...

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#12. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Storyline: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient superspecies, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

Plot Keywords: monster, terrorism, destruction, creature feature, kidnapping, showdown, monster movie ...

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#13. Underwater (2020)

Storyline: An unknown, massive earthquake happens in a drilling station in the bottom of the Marianna Trench. A scientific crew must find their way across the ocean floor into another station under the threats of deep pressure, dark water, dangerous deep-sea creatures, and a constant lack of oxygen.—joel

Plot Keywords: lovecraftian, sea monster, survival, characters murdered one by one, heroine, female protagonist, toy ...

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#14. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Storyline: A businessman sinks $200 million into a special project to help fight Alzheimer's disease. As part of this project, medical biologist Susan McAlester rather naughtily figures out a way to genetically enlarge shark brains, so that disease-battling enzymes can be harvested. However, the shark subjects become super smart and decide they don't much like being cooped up in pens and being stabbed with hypodermics, so they figure a way to break out and make for the open sea...

Plot Keywords: research, experiment, scientist, alzheimer's disease, shark, creature feature, eaten alive ...

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#15. The Meg (2018)

Storyline: Five years ago, expert sea diver and Naval Captain Jonas Taylor encountered an unknown danger in the unexplored recesses of the Mariana Trench that forced him to abort his mission and abandon half his crew. Though the tragic incident earned him a dismissal from service, what ultimately cost him his career, his marriage and any semblance of honor was his unsupported and incredulous claims of what caused it - an attack on his vessel by a mammoth, 70-foot sea creature, believed to be extinct for more than a million years. But when a submersible lies sunk and disabled at the bottom of the ocean - carrying his ex-wife among the team onboard - he is the one who gets the call. Whether a shot at redemption or a suicide mission, Jonas must confront his fears and risk his own life and the lives of everyone trapped below on a single question: Could the Carcharodon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive - and on the hunt?

Plot Keywords: chinawoman, tattooed trash, love interest, cleavage, based on novel, predator, shark ...

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