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In Enemy Hands (2004)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller, War  |  19 February 2005 (Japan)
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When American submarine Swordfish is torpedoed the survivors are picked up by a passing German U-boat but an outbreak of meningitis threatens all aboard.

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Chief of Boat Nathan Travers
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Kapitän Jonas Herdt
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Executive Officer Teddy Goodman
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Lt. Cmdr. Randall Sullivan
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Quartermaster Klause
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Buck Cooper
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Jason Abers
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Medical Officer
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Virgil Wright
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Lt. Bauer (as Conner Donne)
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Branden R. Morgan ...
Benny Romano (as Branden Morgan)
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Christophe
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Achilles Captain
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Storyline

At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put to the ultimate test when they're forced to join their German captors to fight for their very lives. Written by Anonymous

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Courage, trust and honor. In a time when ordinary men had no choice but to become extraordinary heroes.

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Drama | Thriller | War | Action

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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$5,400,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Interesting coincidence that William H Macy, Lauren Holly and the USS Swordfish also appear in "Down Periscope" as well. See more »

Goofs

The commander of the destroyer orders the chief to secure the enigma encoding machine and all documents. The commander of a U.S. destroyer during WW II would not know about the enigma encoding machine, as the allies knowledge of enigma was one of the biggest secrets of the war. However, even in the unlikely event that the commander of the U.S. destroyer was privy to this secret, he certainly would not have mentioned it by name over the radio. See more »

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Edited from U-571 (2000) See more »

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2 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

hello everybody, having read several comments on this movie, I feel like doing the same myself. I didn't expect too much out of it when I took it home to watch it. the story to my mind has a very unique idea as a layer, I liked it very much. still I thought it was a bit much on the cliché-side, but still very good. The acting was quite amazing at times, especially macy and kretschmann did a great job. personally I never liked schweiger that much, but he did a great job on this movie too. some minor roles were quite good i thought, such as rene heger's. what i liked most about the movie were the dialogs between macy and kretschmann, especially towards the end, quite touching i thought. all in all, i think its a movie that is worth watching.


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