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 ...
While testing the German of the soldier, the officer refers to the German town of "Koblenz" at the river Rhine. The name of that town is written "Koblentz" in the English subtitles, but this is a common alternate spelling and helps emphasize the pronunciation issues.
$19,553,310 (USA) (23 April 2000)
$77,086,030 (USA) (13 August 2000)
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