R | | Drama, Thriller, War
When American submarine Swordfish is torpedoed the survivors are picked up by a passing German U-boat but an outbreak of meningitis threatens all aboard.
The film was originally released through Artisan Entertainment under the title "U-Boat". However, another film with the same title had recently been released. The film was changed to "In Enemy Hands" after the film was purchased by Lionsgate.. "In Enemy Hands" received little or no publicity or advertising after being released in the U.S. by Lionsgate. Based on a true story, the lack of publicity and advertisement resulted in very little attention by movie-goers.
Kapitän Jonas Herdt:
At the outbreak of World War II, Germany increased its U-boat production by 1,000%, mass-producing 17 new U-boats a month. Hitler knew the key to winning the war in Europe was to control the Atlantic. And control it he would. By 1942, German U-boats...
The hatch on the U-Boot is oval with a wing-nut dogging lever. U-Boot bulkhead hatches were circular with a wheel to operate the dogging mechanism.