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.
The hospital ship seen prominently at the beginning of the film is played by M/S "Rogaland," a 1929-built Norwegian passenger ship that saw service in World War II and was sunk in 1944. She was later raised and rebuilt, and still functions regularly... ...
Well, we'll know in six hours.
Captain Winnant: I thought the tide came in every three hours.
Commander Bolton: It's a good job I'm in the Navy and you're in the Army.
The film focuses on some soldiers jumping the queue, when one of the noted characteristics of the Dunkirk evacuation is how extremely well disciplined and ordered the soldiers were in queuing for the ships.
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)
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