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Post by wenty » 30 Jan 2003 10:52

Hello Everyone,
has anyone seen this movie? Made in 1982 and directed by Wolfgang Peterson it is about a U-Boat (U-96) who is in the Battle of The Atlantic in 1941. Very good movie.Comments? Seen it? Cheers. :D

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Post by Xavier » 30 Jan 2003 15:37

Hola Wenty!!

I think most of us have seen it, very funny, first time for me was around may 1982, while studying abroad in the usa, in german with Engluish subtitles,

the music is to me like "charge of the walkirires"....OMST is a constant companion while websurfing... :)

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Post by Korbius » 30 Jan 2003 17:20

It was a great movie, and a very interesting story.

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Post by Sgt. Reese » 30 Jan 2003 21:37

greatest war movie told by the emeny.

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Post by Madsen » 31 Jan 2003 00:26

greatest war movie told by the emeny.

enemy? that depends of wich side you're on 8)
I have that film. and me and a friend was watching it. in a small room with little air and almost no light. and surround sound . as we saw thoose sailors struglle to survive we could feel the sir go bad. just as in the film.
creepy :lol:

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Post by Madsen » 31 Jan 2003 00:28

air , Not sir, of course :oops:

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Post by dasboot » 01 Feb 2003 05:44

wenty wrote

has anyone seen this movie?


Buddy, there must be a hundred or so post about this movie. I must agree that it is a very interesting and powerful film. I love it and would classify it as one of the best movies of all time. Has anyone seen this movie? (saying it in a sarcastic voice of course). Good one.

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Post by wenty » 01 Feb 2003 07:19

I'l just go and see if you're correct about the 100 topics, Dasboot. I will search every page of Movies & Games and see how many there REALLY is. Back soon. Cheers. :)

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Post by wenty » 01 Feb 2003 07:34

Sorry Dasboot, bit sarcastic there :oops: . But i did search all 9 pages of this section and found only 1 other topic called "Das Boot". Cheers. :)

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Post by Caldric » 01 Feb 2003 07:43

I really liked the movie, only complaint I have is the ending, really stupid. Just seemed to divert from the story.

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Post by Ljunggren » 01 Feb 2003 08:07

Caldric > In what fashion do you feel that the ending diverts from the rest of the movie? Is it the fact that the crew doesn´t recieve a heros welcome, but on the contrary being massacred by allied fighters?
Is it the fact that this hardly would be the ending of any US made war movie that distubs you?

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Post by Caldric » 01 Feb 2003 09:41

Ljunggren wrote:Caldric > In what fashion do you feel that the ending diverts from the rest of the movie? Is it the fact that the crew doesn´t recieve a heros welcome, but on the contrary being massacred by allied fighters?
Is it the fact that this hardly would be the ending of any US made war movie that distubs you?


Yes thats it you figured me out.

Actually I just did not like the ending, has nothing to do with heros or any other aspect of simplicity that you are trying to tag me with. For sure I do not judge movies by where they are made, unlike many here. I found the ending to be rather silly.

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Post by Dennis Redler » 01 Feb 2003 11:21

GREAT movie. I saw it when first released, in German w/English subtitles. Then when it was released on video here in the US it was dubbed. I was so disappointed, it's just wasn't the same movie. Finally a few years ago it was re-released in German again. That's when I bought a copy. And now it's been re-re-released as an extended version-directors cut, in German.
Thats the one to see , now it's even better than before.
Dennis Redler :)

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Post by wenty » 01 Feb 2003 12:23

Yes, that's the one i hired, it was the recent "Director's Cut" version of it. It was a Great Movie. I actually agree with Caldric, the end wasn't that good, i mean one minute they are trying to raise it from 280 meters to the surface and in the next scene they are coming into port. Everything else is well set out except the end IMO. Cheers. :)

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Post by Sgt. Reese » 01 Feb 2003 20:49

I've only seen the director's cut dubbed so I don't know what i've missed.

(personlay I thought i was dubbed VERY well)

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