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Dunkirk (1958)

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135 min | Action, Drama, History

A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.
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Writers
Trevor Dudley Smith (novel "The Big Pickup") (as Elleston Trevor) | Ewan Butler (book "Dunkirk") (as Lt. Col. Ewan Butler) | J.S. Bradford (book "Dunkirk") (as Major J.S. Bradford M.B.E. M.C.) | David Divine (screenplay) | W.P. Lipscomb (screenplay)
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Budget
£400,000
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Release date
Sep 10, 1958 (United States)

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65 cast members
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John Mills
Corporal 'Tubby' Binns Corporal 'Tubby' Binns   See fewer
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Richard Attenborough
John Holden John Holden   See fewer
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Bernard Lee
Charles Foreman Charles Foreman   See fewer
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Ray Jackson
Barlow Barlow   See fewer
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Sean Barrett
Frankie Frankie   See fewer
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Roland Curram
Harper Harper   See fewer
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Meredith Edwards
Dave Bellman Dave Bellman   See fewer
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Michael Bates
Froome Froome   See fewer
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Rodney Diak
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Eddie Byrne
Commander - Tough's Yard Commander - Tough's Yard   See fewer
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Maxine Audley
Diana Foreman Diana Foreman   See fewer
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Lionel Jeffries
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Victor Maddern
Merchant Seaman Merchant Seaman   See fewer
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Anthony Nicholls
Military Spokesman Military Spokesman   See fewer
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Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Kenneth Cope
Lieutenant Lumpkin Lieutenant Lumpkin   See fewer
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Denys Graham
Fraser Fraser   See fewer
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Warwick Ashton
Battery Sergeant Major Battery Sergeant Major   See fewer
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Peter Halliday
Battery Major Battery Major   See fewer
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John Welsh
Staff Colonel Staff Colonel   See fewer
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Lloyd Lamble
Staff Colonel Staff Colonel   See fewer
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Cyril Raymond
General The Viscount Gort V.C. General The Viscount Gort V.C.   See fewer
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Nicholas Hannen
Vice Admiral Ramsay Vice Admiral Ramsay   See fewer
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Patricia Plunkett
Grace Holden Grace Holden   See fewer
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Michael Gwynn
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Fred Griffiths
Old Sweat Old Sweat   See fewer
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Dan Cressey
Joe (as Dan Cressy) Joe (as Dan Cressy)   See fewer
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Christopher Rhodes
Sergeant on the Beaches Sergeant on the Beaches   See fewer
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Harry Landis
Dr. Levy Dr. Levy   See fewer
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Patrick Allen
Sergeant on Parade Ground Sergeant on Parade Ground   See fewer
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Chesney Allen
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Jack Armstrong
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Neville Chamberlain
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Winston Churchill
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Geoffrey Denton
Henry (uncredited) Henry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Dibbs
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Liz Fraser
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Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Surgeon Left Behind (uncredited) Surgeon Left Behind (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Kydd
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Howard Lang
Chief, Sheerness Dockyard (uncredited) Chief, Sheerness Dockyard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
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Charles Price
Crewman (uncredited) Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Ray
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Charles Rayford
British Soldier (uncredited) British Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Rice
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Michael Shepley
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Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Squire
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Worker Who Speaks to Holden (uncredited) Worker Who Speaks to Holden (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 2,196 votes