Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
* Dunkirk received Oscar nominations (90th Academy Awards, 2018) for:
"Directing" - Christopher Nolan
"Film Editing" - Lee Smith
"Music (Original Score)" - Hans ZImmer
"Production Design" - Nathan Crowley (Production Design); Gary Fettis (Set Decoration)
"Sound Editing" - Richard King and Alex Gibson
"Sound Mixing" - Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A. Rizzo