Dunkirk

2017 • 106 minutes
4.1
273 reviews
92%
Tomatometer
M
Rating
Eligible
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“Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.
4.1
273 reviews
Chuong Le Pham
May 12, 2021
Nolan's bias is obvious in this piece. Conveniently forgetting that Germany - another Christian nation - did not want to wipe out other Christian brothers like England, France, etc. A decision issued by Hitler himself, but one that would ultimately led to Germany's defeat on the Western front. You won't find this fact in any western films nor in the one-sided "history" books written by the victors of World War 1 and 2.
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uAlrdyKnoWaItIz
March 12, 2021
If you are a WWII enthusiast, this movie is terrible It doesn't come close to capturing scale of Operation Dynamo nor does it capture the peril of those waiting to be rescued. Literally had like two civilian boats and a few scattered Royal Naval Vessels and a handful of RAF aircraft. Its beyond belief how terrible this is...... If you don't know the story....nor haven't seen any documentary footage of the scale of Operation Dynamo...then this is for you
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A Google user
December 22, 2017
Visceral, unromantic and unnerving, Nolan's vision of Dunkirk is a film of pieces and moments jarring together. It's bleak realism only allows myth to emerge at the very end. A film of bare characterisations and very little dialogue; the battle here is between not enemy and us, but courage versus survival.
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