PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History
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.
Reunites Christopher Nolan with Hans Zimmer (music), Lee Smith (editor), Hoyte Van Hoytema (photography), Nathan Crowley (production designer), John Papsidera (casting), Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy. Most of the crew have been working with Nolan since The Dark Knight Trilogy, except van Hoytema who has worked with him since Interstellar (2014).
We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be...
Tommy: We shall defend our ...
The movie uses silence to create tension, where Dunkirk was actually extremely noisy due to the continual attacks on both the men, and the port of Dunkirk to keep it out of action. Most soldiers had sore throats from having to shout to be heard.
There are no opening credits, except for the film's title.
English, French, German
£10,023,720 (UK) (23 July 2017)
$187,037,289 (USA) (5 October 2017)
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Scary Good, TV, and more.