Das Boot (1981)

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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.


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Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay), Lothar G. Buchheim (novel)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lothar G. Buchheim was incensed when he first saw the scene of one crew member dancing like some sort of tropical girl while the rest of the crew shouted out catcalls and wolf whistles. He said that no U-boat crew would ever behave in such a way.


Quotes

1st Lieutenant: Come over here! We need help!
Schwalle: Medic! Medic!


Goofs

When the U-96 surfaces after the drill and test dive the bow wake of the camera boat can be clearly seen at the bottom of the frame.

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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Drama | Thriller | War

Details

Release Date:

10 February 1982

Language

German, English, French


Country of Origin

West Germany

Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)

Gross:

$11,487,676 (USA) (9 November 2013)

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