U-571
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Chief Klough: Those Krauts sure know how to build a boat.

Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: What the hell are you doing, huh? This is not a God damn democracy.

Lt. Commander Mike Dahlgren: Relax gentlemen. She's old... but she'll hold.

Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: His body is gonna to save our lives.

Eddie: It's the first time you ever seen a black man ain't it... get used to it.

Chief Klough: You're the skipper now. And the skipper always knows what to do whether he does or not.

Factual error: In the last battle scene when you see shots of the German destroyer through the periscope the last one shot before it's blown up is really bad angling. The ship is far away but in the scope it's very close and the periscope (in order to get that camera angle) is 100 ft in the air.

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Trivia: Matthew McConaughey didn't like his character's background, so he asked that it be changed from the original, not being promoted because he was a drunk, to basically never making a decision that might cost someone their life.

David Robertson

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Question: At first we learn that Tyler is not getting his own submarine, but then a few scenes later and he's being fired from the navy. What happened?

Answer: Technically he's not getting fired, but Dahlgren did not recommend Tyler for his own command, and he won't get a promotion without Dahlgren's recommendation. Therefore, Tyler's only choices are to keep being an executive officer (which is possible but not what he wants, not to mention Tyler feels betrayed by Dahlgren and isn't sure he wants to continue working with him), or leave the navy entirely.

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