Synopsis: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this is about to become a journey into the sensory delusions, mental deceptions and runaway fear that lurk just below the surface of the ocean and deep inside the human psyche.
Director(s): David Twohy
Production: Dimension Films
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

So you were... you were on|lookout that night, mister...

Kingsley...|second mate, merchant navy.

Uh, no.

I was on the starboard deck|grabbing a gasper.

Having a cigarette.

And how many aboard your ship?

About 300 patients.

At least that many.

Out of North Africa.

Yeah, plus over 70 hands crew.

So, um...

You said they fired|only one torpedo?


you better tell sonar we've got|an enemy sub in the area.

Yes, sir.|Just let me finish...

Now. Do it now.

Yes, sir.

I'm... I'm sorry that|we couldn't save more. I...

Now this... the third member|of your party, he's...

One of my patients.

Well, under normal|circumstances,

I'd be able to drop you|at the nearest port in England,

but, uh, it's a 300-mile|detour for us.

So I'm sorry.

It seems as though|we're stuck with each other.

Oh, uh, last thing.

Just try not to fraternize|with the men.

Most of the men are fine,

but some of them get a little|strange about having...

"Strange"|as in "superstitious"?

As in "strange. "

"Suddenly, his heart rolled over|backwards in his chest,

"and he saw this huge,|wretched thing before him.

"I nstantly, its mouth widened

"into a terrible|and hungry menace.

Now the malediction|uttered a deep-throated sound. "

...Malediction?|...Look it up.

"And its breath stank gloriously

"of rotted carp|and matted gorilla skins.

"Now... it slouched toward him...

"not fast, but slowly...


so very slowly. "

Silly boy.|Just the bulkhead shifting.

What'd you think it was?

The malediction?


What exactly bothers you,|O'Dell?

Well, you have a ship

that's sinking slow enough|to get a few lifeboats off,

but the submarine|only fires one torpedo.

I mean,|that's not textbook tactics.

You fire upon the target|until the target is sunk.

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