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U-571 (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Action, War  |  21 April 2000 (USA)
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A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

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Storyline

In the midst of World War II, the battle below the seas rages. The Nazi's have the upper edge as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. That is, until a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, and the Allies realise this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'. But masquerading as Nazi's and taking over the U-boat is the smallest of their problems. The action really begins when they get stranded on the U-boat. Written by Filmtwob <webmaster@filmfreak.co.za>

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Heroes are ordinary men who do extraordinary things in extraordinary times. See more »

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Action | War

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Rated PG-13 for war violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 April 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

U-571: La batalla del Atlántico  »

Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$104,829 (Sweden) (10 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 310,144,356 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

Edward Norton was set for a part in the film before bailing because the opportunity arose for him to make his directorial debut, Keeping the Faith (2000). See more »

Goofs

The "German" aircraft flying over the sub in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is an Italian Fiat G 59 trainer, first flown in 1948. See more »

Quotes

Chief Klough: Those Krauts sure know how to build a boat.
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Written by Franz Lehár, Fritz Löhner-Beda, Ludwig Herzer
Performed by Benny Goodman
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The worst War-Movie i have ever seen...
3 August 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

...because never ever history was alienated in such a dimension to glorify the heroical American soldiers. Don't get me wrong, I like the USA and its citizens. And I know that my nation (Germany) started WW2 and did many horrible and cruel things during that time. But i am sure that not every single German soldier was such a human "monster" like displayed in this movie and not every single soldier from the allied forces was this brave and honorable fighter for freedom. The most unbelievable scene is that where the captured German officer attains a gun and shoots several times from a relative short distance at an American soldier. But this tough American has still enough power to snatch the gun from the Bad Nazi and kill this beast, before he dies himself. All in all this movie seems to be just a big commercial for the USA and i was wondering why the American anthem wasn't played at the end of this botch...


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