PG-13 | | Action, War
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
Michael Douglas was the original choice for the lead.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler:
Who's the boarding party?
Marine Maj. Coonan: Well, since you're the XO, you sir. Mr. Emmett, Mr. Larson, Mr. Hirsh and nine of your ships company. Captain, of course, will remain onboard the S-33.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: Mister, our boys are submarine sailors, not combat marines.
Marine Maj. Coonan: Boys ...
Radioman Wentz asks the lieutenant not to let the crew know he is half German, yet he hasn't changed his last name, so it it already obvious to anyone who cares that he has German heritage.
$19,553,310 (USA) (23 April 2000)
$77,086,030 (USA) (13 August 2000)