The Submarine used for filming is called the Black Widow. It is an old Soviet sub moored in the River Medway at Strood, Kent. See more »
When members of the crew enter the U-boat, they see the remains of a Nazi sailor chained to a pipe. Peters (David Threlfall) suggests that the U-boat crew must have been driven to cannibalism. However, the submerged U-boat could not have sustained life for a prolonged period of time; having a limited oxygen capacity (approx. 24 hours). The crew would have all died long before having to resort to cannibalism. See more »
And we want you to know that this has nothing - nothing at all - to do with your performance, which is exemplary by the way.
[sighs looking out the window]
Look, the business has changed. Marine salvage has changed. We don't need a submarine pilot anymore. We don't even need a sub. Now, you've never been on contract, so redundancy, well, it's out of the question. But I spoke to Bob Toris personally and he has insisted that Agora make sure that there's something for you. And I'm ...
[...] See more »
It's a guy movie, but most guys will laugh at the technical problems, I think. This film puts a short pile of lesser-known actors on the submarine equivalent of the storied Star Wars ship Millennium Falcon and tries to make us believe that adults who've ever seen a submarine movie would be willing to get on such a vessel. The plot is simple, but tediously executed - essentially fulfilling fears voiced in warnings from early scenes. Also, the Russians have more subs than any other country. This film assumes that surface ships are the only ones sharing the water with this crew. Military types will just be irritated by this film - actual submariners, I suspect, will find it eye-rollingly silly.
33 of 62 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this