U-571A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine. Forced to take the crew hostage, the Americans lay their explosives and prepare to destroy the German vessel before the Nazis can send naval backup.
Actors of "U-571"Thomas KretschmannBirthdate: 8 September 1962, Dessau, German Democratic Republic [now Saxony-Anhalt, Federal Republic of Germany]
Characters of "U-571"
Directors of "U-571"Jonathan MostowBirthdate: 28 November 1961, Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA
Creators of "U-571"Jonathan MostowBirthdate: 28 November 1961, Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA
Critic Reviews of "U-571"Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
Without much charge and even less depth.Houston ChronicleJuly 21, 2005
It's a wham-bam bumpy ride, great fun in the old-fashioned war movie tradition.San Francisco ChronicleJune 18, 2002
If watching a two-hour submarine movie is this nerve-shattering, imagine what the real thing must have been like.New York Magazine/VultureJanuary 01, 2000
An entertaining action-adventure flick minus the hokiness of most World War II films.Salon.comJanuary 01, 2000
U-571 is bombastic and anonymous.Detroit NewsJanuary 01, 2000
Plays like a third-rate disaster movie -- and an assaultively noisy one at that .Old School ReviewsAugust 07, 2013
... more like a Star Trek television episodeCommon Sense MediaDecember 29, 2010
A very tense and exciting war movie.Groucho ReviewsAugust 20, 2008
[Both] a rousing action thriller...[and] near-parody of the rah-rah American military adventures that filled screens in the '40s and '50s. [Blu-Ray]Sacramento News & ReviewAugust 07, 2008
Delivers action scenes that are both visually dynamic and highly suspenseful.eFilmCritic.comJuly 25, 2007
I've never seen a movie as dependent on a fancy sound system.Big Picture Big SoundJuly 14, 2007
The film needs something more to make it interesting and different.
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