Das Boot (The Boat) is a 1981 German epic war movie directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It stars Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, and Otto Sander. It is set in the early 1940s. It is based on the 1973 novel Das Boot.
The movie received many positive reviews from critics including Roger Ebert who gave the movie 4/4 stars.