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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 ...
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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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Hope is a weapon. Survival is 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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Trivia

Until the Fall of Singapore in 1942 the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk was widely regarded as the worst defeat in British history. 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 the pilots are 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

Captain Winnant: What do you see?
Commander Bolton: [Looking through his binoculars, seeing the civilian ships arrive] Home.
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There are no opening credits, except for the film's title. See more »

Connections

References Unstoppable (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

The Oil
Written by Hans Zimmer
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Let down
5 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was expecting an epic film from all the hype and trailers. The number of evacuees didn't resemble the real images of the exodus that took place at Dunkirk. The numbers were thinned down for this film, maybe 10,000 heads compared to 390,000 missing from the screen. the film was purely smoke and mirrors when it came to the soundtrack, repetitive and leaving you expecting something was going to happen... I feel at utterly disappointed when it ended.


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