R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Several additional scenes were scripted based on the original "Das Boot" novel, but in the end were never filmed due to budget and time constraints. In the original script, the U-Boat departs from St. Nazaire and docks at La Rochelle only at the end... ...
The boat is rated to 90 metres, but of course we can go deeper. There's a limit somewhere. We can only take so much pressure... before the boat will be crushed.
Oil stains from the rag on Lt. Werner's face are different between shots.
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (4 April 1997)
$11,433,134 (USA) (25 April 1997)
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