The Enemy Below (Blu-ray)

The most amazing saga in the fighting annals of the US Navy!
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Format:  Blu-ray
item number:  6CRFV
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 20, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1957
  • Label: KL Studio Classics
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • DTS

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Art Direction by
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Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1957 - Best Special Effects

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 6


User Ratings: 4,611
There's considerable tension in this war-at-sea drama... Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Dec 2, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- While recognizing that it's not any sort of great piece of acting by Robert Mitchum or a searing portrait of war, if one accepts The Enemy Below as an action-filled war movie, it's thoroughly entertaining stuff. Full Review
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Mar 14, 2011
...The Oscar winner for special effects -- which anticipates DAS BOOT -- is one of the best...
USA Today
Nov 12, 1993
Rating: B+ -- This WWII drama, centering on the suspenseful warfare between rival sumarine officers, German (Curt Jurgens) and American (Robert Mitchum, deservedly won the Special Effects Oscar. Full Review
Jan 28, 2012

Product Description:

It's Robert Mitchum vs. Curt Jurgens as the commanders of an American destroyer and a German U-boat play a deadly game of cat and mouse. Noted for its underwater effects. THE ENEMY BELOW was directed by musical comedy star Dick Powell, who became a producer/director for feature films and for Four Star Television.


Production Notes:

  • Shot in CinemaScope.
  • Additional cast: Alan Dexter (Mackeson); Jeff Daley (Corky); David Bair (Ellis); Joe Di Reda (Robbins); Ralph Manza (Lieutenant Bonelli).
Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 48,141
  • UPC: 738329206475
  • Shipping Weight: 0.14/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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