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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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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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Storyline

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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Survival is a Victory See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£10,023,720 (United Kingdom), 23 July 2017, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,513,488, 23 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$188,045,546, 3 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$525,045,546, 3 December 2017
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2.20 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title "Dunkirk" is divided into three segmented colours: sky blue, dark blue, and white, referring to the triptych plot of air, sea, and land. See more »

Goofs

Mr. Dawson's 'Moonstone' is portrayed as returning from Dunkirk to Weymouth in Dorset. That's 250 miles - which at a cruising speed of 7 knots would take more than 2 days flat out. The real small boats went to places such as Ramsgate. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Wars are not won by evacuation.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros. logo at the beginning of the film is light blue. See more »

Connections

Featured in Film '72: Episode #46.1 (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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Frequently Asked Questions

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Incredibly flat presentation
9 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

The first thing I heard about this film was some moronic SJW uproar about "lack of diversity" aka too many white people in the film and not enough women or people of color. The leftist lunacy never ends. This made me want to support the film even more, so I rushed out and watched it. Sadly, I found the film incredibly flat, devoid of much power amid all the amazing scenes, cinematography and effects. It seemed to lack...direction, or perhaps it was bad editing, but unlike other recent war flicks like Hacksaw Ridge (which was great save the meaningless love angle) Dunkirk was just not very compelling. It was like watching a series of scenes which looked great but had no cohesion as a complete film. Also, the soundtrack was freaking horrible. More annoying than suspense building, the repetition of the "music" did nothing but make those scenes less dramatic.


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