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The Bunker (2001)

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Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies. When they hear about the tunnel-system beneath the bunker and some mystic... See full summary »

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Cpl. Baumann
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Sgt. Heydrich
Simon Kunz ...
Lt. Krupp
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Nicholas Rutherford ...
Deserter (as Nick Rutherford)
Simon D'Arcy ...
SS officer (as Simon Darcy)
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Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies. When they hear about the tunnel-system beneath the bunker and some mystic events that had occurred in this place, they soon begin to go mad... Written by Benjamin Stello

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The evil is within.


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During their first night in the bunker, when Kreuzmann is expressing his worries to Ebert about an American attack and the bunker being "not quite right," at the end of the conversation he says "God with us." Aside from being an obvious religious statement, it also refers to the saying that was inscribed on Germany Army belt buckles: "Gott mit uns" or "God with us." This was also common inscription on armour in the German military until the end of the Third Reich, and has a history and usage in Germany dating back as far as the Teutonic Order. See more »

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At one point a German general refers to George Patton's "Third Division." General Patton commanded the U.S. Third Army, an organization considerably bigger than a division. See more »

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LCpl. Schenke: Deserted or dead, either way, we can forget them.
Cpl. Baumann: Oh, you're all heart, Schenke.
LCpl. Schenke: [Slaps Cpl. Baumann] Shut your mouth, you bloody coward! You had your chance to find them, from what I hear, you prefer to hide away in the dark and do nothing!
Cpl. Baumann: If you're looking for a fight, Schenke, you'll have to try harder than that! When will you realize I am not fighting the same war as you?
LCpl. Schenke: Isn't that the truth?
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Decent Movie, Interesting Concept
29 June 2004 | by (Troy, AL) – See all my reviews

This movie is one I'd recommend to anyone. Even though the character development is slow, the acting is wonderful. It is so seldom to see a movie which focusses on the "other side" such as Nazi Germany or Imperial Japan. We are so used to looking at them as the enemy, its somewhat refreshing to see the enemy footsoldier's P.O.V. Looking toward U.S. soldiers as the horrific enemy, showing how their troops feared American troops is interesting.

Granted this movie could have been shot better, I am satisfied with its quality. This is a British Independent Film, so I was not expecting brilliant acting or amazing special effects. I was however, surprised with the outcome.

While the movie fails to produce a real "scare factor" quality, it does provide an adequate thriller/mystery feel, and I enjoyed it.


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