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Das Boot Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    86

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Wolfgang Petersen's direction is an exercise in pure craftsmanship. [Director's Cut]

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  • 100

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    A great movie just got greater, thanks to this thorough restoration. [Director's Cut; 27 June 1997, p.D3]

  • 100

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    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. [Director's Cut]

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    The most convincing war movie ever made.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Sweaty and claustrophobic, exciting and horrifying at the same time, it never lets us forget we're riding aboard a giant, primitive tin can, a hunk of industrial machinery that mingles the illusion of omnipotence with the reality of a floating prison cell. [Director's Cut]

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