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Drama 19532h 6mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: War World War II Country: United Kingdom

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officerThe Cruel Sea featuring Jack Hawkins and Donald Sinden is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (4,453 votes).

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#10,373 Ranked Movie

#350 Ranked in World War II Movies

#545 Ranked in Military Movies

#620 Ranked in War Movies

The Cruel Sea has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (4,453 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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