Picture from U-571
Overall B-

Commanding officer Mike Dahlgren's (Bill Paxton) crew is surprised when they are assigned to an aging S-33 WWI sub that has been retrofitted to look like a German U-boat. From intelligence officer Lt. Hirsch (Jake Weber) they learn another German U-boat lies disabled in the Atlantic and their mission is to fool the German crew on board into thinking help has arrived so they can take control of the lame sub, and an encryption device it carries.

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C-
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for war violence.

Why is U-571 rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: U-571 is rated PG-13 for for war violence.

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Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violent scenes
Manitoba Not Rated ViolenceLanguage warning.
Ontario Not Rated Mature theme
Quebec G Not advisable for children.
Martimes PG Rated 14 -- Adult Accompaniment prior to appeal.
Canadian Home Video PG