PG-13 | | Action, War
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
The Enigma machine used in the movie was genuine and not a prop. It was obtained from a collector for use in the movie.
Don't you dare say what you said to the boys back there again, 'I don't know.' Those three words will kill a crew, dead as a depth charge. You're the skipper now, and the skipper always knows what to do whether he does or not.
When the American submarine first dives, the chief of the boat Harvey Keitel incorrectly sounds the dive alarm 3 times and says "dive, dive, dive." The correct procedure for diving is two 2 times on the dive alarm with the announcement of "dive, dive," and surfacing is 3 times on the dive alarm followed by "surface, surface, surface."
The German version has a title card at the beginning, saying the movie is completely fictitious.
$19,553,310 (USA) (23 April 2000)
$77,086,030 (USA) (13 August 2000)
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