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U-571

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 21 Apr 2000
Video Release: 13 Dec 1901
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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U-571 is rated PG-13: for war violence.

Director: Jonathan Mostow
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton
Studio: 2000 Universal Studios

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About the Reviewer: Rod Gustafson

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