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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Virgil Wright
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Lt. Bauer (as Conner Donne)
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Danny Miller
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Benny Romano (as Branden Morgan)
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Christophe
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Achilles Captain
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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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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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19 February 2005 (Japan)  »

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$5,400,000 (estimated)
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The real USS Swordfish was lost with all hands in the waters around Okinawa. The real U-429 was transferred to the Italian Navy (where it was dubbed the S 4), then served as a training boat for the German Navy following Italy's surrender. See more »

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Mrs. Travers' LaSalle in the final scene did not have an A, B or C gasoline rationing sticker on the passenger's side of the windshield. See more »

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16 November 2008 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

This is one of the worst and most disappointing films I've seen in a long time.

The acting - mostly by the actors portraying the American crew - was awful; I actually laughed through most of it. Saving some face was the performance by the two German leads; at least I could almost imagine them as part of a U-boot crew.

The script could have been written by a 12 year-old, nothing but wooden dialogue riddled with terrible clichés.

What let me down the most was the lack of concern to detail. Did the producers not have an adviser of some kind on hand to help with the accuracy of the uniforms and interiors of the submarines? Some of the scenes in the American sub appeared to have been filmed on location, but the U-boat? You're kidding, right? Next to Das Boot, or even (dare I say) U-571, this film is an embarrassment and should be avoided at all costs. Macy, what where you thinking associating yourself with this project?


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