During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device.
Universal City, CA - Universal Studios
English (5.1 surround) or French (surround) language soundtracks ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
Music by Richard Marvin ; edited by Wayne Wahrman ; director of photography, Oliver Wood.
Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, Jake Weber, David Keith, Matthew Settle.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
Special features include: Spotlight on location, the making of U-571 ; feature commentary with Jonathan Mostow ; creating and constructing U-571 ; inside the Enigma ; Britain captures the U-110 ; a submariner's WWII experience ; U.S. Naval Archives, capturing the U-505 ; theatrical trailer ; DVD-ROM features
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1 -- Spotlight on location: The making of U-571 -- Feature commentary with director Jonathan Mostow -- Creating and constructing U-571 -- Inside the Enigma -- Britain captures the U-110 -- A submariner's WWII experience -- U.S. Naval Archives: Capturing the U-505 -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 surround ; French Dolby surround. Captioned in English -- DVD-ROM features
Statement of Responsibility:
directed by Jonathan Mostow ; screenplay by Jonathan Mostow and Sam Montgomery and David Ayer ; story by Jonathan Mostow ; produced by Dino De Laurentiis, Martha De Laurentiis ; Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Dino de Laurentiis a Jonathan Mostow film
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.