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.
This is the third film released in 2016-2017 to focus on the evacuation of Dunkirk. Their Finest (2016) directed by Lone Scherfig depicts a film crew making a film based upon the evacuation of Dunkirk while Joe Wright's Darkest Hour (2017) depicts the first 40 days of Winston Churchill as British Prime minister. The Dunkik evacuation took place less than a month after Churchill came to power.
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Mr Dawson's boat is based at Weymouth Harbour. On the upper loading bay the tracks for the dock cranes are visible on the floor but there are no dock cranes. These would have been there in 1940 and were actually removed in the 1970s-80s.
"The following Dunkirk little ships recreated their courageous and historic journey for this film: Caronia, Elvin, Endeavour, Hilfranor, Mary Jane, Mimosa, MTB 102, New Britannic, Nyula, Papillon, Princess Elizabeth, RIIS I"
In Spain, the film was projected on 2.35:1 screens in the 2.20:1 aspect ratio. But the film was finally projected with black bars on the four sides of the screen. This same situation happened with Jurassic World (2015) and just before the film started a text appeared on the screen explaining the 2.00:1 aspect ratio fitting on the 2.35:1 screen adding black bars up an down. Dunkirk (2017) didn't show any explanation before the film.
English, French, German
$50,513,488 23 July 2017