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The Enemy Below (1957)

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98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
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Wendell Mayes (screenplay) | D.A. Rayner (novel) (as Commander D.A. Rayner)
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$1,910,000
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Release date
Dec 25, 1957 (United States)

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Robert Mitchum
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Curd Jürgens
Von Stolberg (as Curt Jurgens) Von Stolberg (as Curt Jurgens)   See fewer
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David Hedison
Lt. Ware (as Al Hedison) Lt. Ware (as Al Hedison)   See fewer
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Theodore Bikel
'Heinie' Schwaffer 'Heinie' Schwaffer   See fewer
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Kurt Kreuger
Von Holem Von Holem   See fewer
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Frank Albertson
Lt. Crain Lt. Crain   See fewer
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Biff Elliot
Quartermaster Quartermaster   See fewer
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David Bair
Ellis (uncredited) Ellis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred K. Baroa
American Sailor (uncredited) American Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Bates
QM1 Quiroga (uncredited) QM1 Quiroga (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Beyl
FMB Operator (uncredited) FMB Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Boon
Chief Engineer (uncredited) Chief Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Brooks
German Soldier (uncredited) German Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger L. Cornwall
German Sailor (uncredited) German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Cummings
German Sailor (uncredited) German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Daley
BMSN Corky (uncredited) BMSN Corky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Dane
Radarman Andrews (uncredited) Radarman Andrews (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vince Deadrick Sr.
American Sailor (uncredited) American Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Dexter
Lt. Mackeson (uncredited) Lt. Mackeson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Di Reda
BMSN Robbins (uncredited) BMSN Robbins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Doner
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louie Elias
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Elmore
American Sailor (uncredited) American Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sasha Harden
German Sailor (uncredited) German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack N. Kramer
Albert - German Sailor (uncredited) Albert - German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur La Ral
Kunz (uncredited) Kunz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marco Lopez
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Manza
Lt. Bonelli (uncredited) Lt. Bonelli (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doug McClure
Ens. Merry (uncredited) Ens. Merry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael McHale
German Soldier (uncredited) German Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Mitchell
German Sailor (uncredited) German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Oberschall
Braun (uncredited) Braun (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Perritt
Messenger (uncredited) Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Post
Sonarman Lewis (uncredited) Sonarman Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Reed
Fireman (uncredited) Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Werner Reichow
Mueller (uncredited) Mueller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronnie Rondell Jr.
American Sailor (uncredited) American Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Tana
German Sailor (uncredited) German Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Whiteside
Torpedo Petty Officer (uncredited) Torpedo Petty Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee J. Winters
Striker (uncredited) Striker (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 9,020 votes