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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 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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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:

$188,373,161, 21 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$525,573,161, 21 December 2017
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2.20 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot on the actual beach of the real-life Dunkirk evacuation. When scouting for the film, director Christopher Nolan found a button from an English soldier's uniform in the sand. See more »

Goofs

One of the authentic Little Ships that appear in the film is clearly named 'RIIS I.' However, at the real Dunkirk evacuation, this boat was appeared with the name 'White Heather;' she was only renamed 'RIIS I' in 1949, 9 years after Dunkirk and 4 years after the war. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tommy: [to French soldiers] English! I'm English! Anglais!
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, except for the film's title. See more »

Connections

Referenced in PWN: Summer of '17: PWN #15 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

We Need Our Army Back
Written by Hans Zimmer
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Not what I expected
1 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

I can't understand how it can get 8.4 rating. Technically great, I mean, high level images and direction. But: first of all, why would Nolan add the past and future in all of his movies? I didn't find any empathy, emotions, with respect to other war movies. The final reminds me of the usual war movies made in US. And two actors as Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy, almost not showing at all. I acknowledge Inception and Interstellar are great movies, although not 'my type', but this is not a great movie as they said.


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