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1917 (2019)

R | | Drama, War | 10 January 2020 (USA)
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Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers' brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

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Sam Mendes

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The director, writer, and cast of 1917 take us behind the scenes to reveal the inspirations for the World War I epic and explain why it was important to film it as one shot.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean-Charles Chapman ... Lance Corporal Blake
George MacKay ... Lance Corporal Schofield
Daniel Mays ... Sergeant Sanders
Colin Firth ... General Erinmore
Pip Carter ... Lieutenant Gordon
Andy Apollo ... Sergeant Miller
Paul Tinto ... NCO Baker
Josef Davies Josef Davies ... Private Stokes
Billy Postlethwaite ... NCO Harvey
Gabriel Akuwudike ... Private Buchanan
Andrew Scott ... Lieutenant Leslie
Spike Leighton ... Private Kilgour
Robert Maaser ... German Pilot
Gerran Howell ... Private Parry
Adam Hugill Adam Hugill ... Private Atkins
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Storyline

April 1917, the Western Front. Two British soldiers are sent to deliver an urgent message to an isolated regiment. If the message is not received in time the regiment will walk into a trap and be massacred. To get to the regiment they will need to cross through enemy territory. Time is of the essence and the journey will be fraught with danger. Written by grantss

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Time is the enemy.

Genres:

Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

10 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1917 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$576,216, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$84,420,864

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$147,520,864
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Mark Strong and Colin Firth starred in the "Kingsman" movies and Fever Pitch (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Lance Corporal Blake is bleeding out you can see his face is turning pale - but not his hands. See more »

Quotes

General Erinmore: They're walking into a trap. Your orders are to deliver a message calling off tomorrow morning's attack. If you fail, it will be a massacre.
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Crazy Credits

The opening logos are shortened and tinted blue. See more »


Soundtracks

I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Arranged by Craig Leon
Performed by Jos Slovick
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User Reviews

 
Here goes the Oscar for best cinematography
13 December 2019 | by frederic-22See all my reviews

Guaranteed Oscar. A technical and visual triumph. Bravo Roger Deakins!


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