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Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 21 July 2017 (USA)
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

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Cast

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French Soldier
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Lee Armstrong ...
Grenadier
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Irate Soldier
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Peter
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Luke Thompson ...
Warrant Officer
Michel Biel ...
French Soldier 2
Constantin Balsan ...
French Soldier 3
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Petty Officer
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Soldier
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Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II. Written by Harvey

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When 400,000 men couldn't get home, home came for them. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 July 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bodega Bay  »

Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£10,023,720 (UK) (23 July 2017)

Gross:

$165,422,464 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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2.20 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Nolan's first period film since The Prestige (2006), eleven years before this film's release. See more »

Goofs

The Mk 1 Spitfires portrayed had a total fuel capacity of 85 imperial gallons. This was held in two tanks - one above the other. The top tank emptied into the bottom tank till it was used up. The fuel gauge you see the pilots checking was only capable of measuring the bottom tank which held 37 gallons. Therefore it would not be possible for the pilots to determine they had 50 galls of fuel remaining. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: How hard is it to find a dead Englishman on Dunkirk beach, for God's sake?
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The Warner Bros. logo at the beginning of the film is light blue. See more »

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Referenced in Sean Bradley Reviews: Detroit (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Variation 15 (Dunkirk)
by Benjamin Wallfisch
Produced by Hans Zimmer
Based on a theme by Edward Elgar
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Perhaps The Most Underwhelming War Story Ever Told
15 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The evacuation of Dunkirk was one of the greatest achievements of WWII but you would not know it by this film. The story bounces around every few minutes to show another side of the story and becomes so disjoint that the episodes could be exchanged without altering the story line at all. The faces of the British soldiers all have that thousand yard stare and for the most part are expressionless. Not much to recommend this movie.


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