Submarines is an action packed thriller movie, combining the qualities of a dangerous mission and the open seas. Captain William Arlington (Jim Davidson) is found at the beginning of the movie running an exercise with the submarine and his crew. What he didn't know however was that this routine exercise would lead him to being court marshaled. After crashing into a Russian submarine, the crew along with Captain Arlington are being brought back to shore only to be attacked by another Russian submarine that has been hijacked. The new captain of the submarine Sajid Khan (Robert Miano) has planned an attack on the city of Los Angeles. With the deadly nuclear missiles ready for launch, Sajid Khan must be stopped. However the only person up to this challenge is Captain William Arlington. Put back in control of his submarine, Captain Arlington and his crew must now stop the imminent threat of Sajid Khan before it is too late.