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MPAA Rated PG-13 for war-related action/violence and brief strong language

Sex & Nudity

  • No sexual content or nudity in the entire film

Violence & Gore

  • Many deaths from sinking ships. Ships being damaged and sinking is shown but not deaths.
  • 2-3 severe combat injuries show but little of the blood and gore.
  • Severe combat injuries briefly described.
  • Many deaths shown
  • Taut, suspenseful wartime action on the ocean. A convoy of Allied ships faces off against a "wolf-pack" of Nazi submarines in an extended battle. There's torpedo fire, machine-gun fire, depth charges, cannons, artillery. Ships and submarines are hit, catch fire, and explode. One bloody, wounded sailor is briefly on camera, but there are very few closeups of the injured and the dead. A sad scene takes place as three crewmen are buried at sea.


  • 1 F-word, A few other mild profanites.
  • 2 Son-of-a-b****
  • One "damn," one "hell," and one "f--k," for which the sailor apologizes.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Lots of coffee used for the caffeine stimilant.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Almost constant combat and several near misses on the featured ship and its crew.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • In a blink and you'll miss it scene, a soldier is seen with his lower jaw blown off from fire by a U-Boat.
  • A Character you get to know is killed in an explosion. Happens off screen


  • In the beginning, FDR's Navy Day radio speech is heard, wherein he says, "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
  • In addressing two sailors who had been fighting, the Captain gives them no punishment, but assures them that repetition will bring down HELL from above.

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