MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.
The battle that turned the war.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking
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Did You Know?
The Mitchell bombers are referred to as "army" planes. The United States Army Air Corps was formed in 1907. It became the United States Air Force, a separate entity, in 1947.
The Rolls Royce used in Japan is a "resto-mod": it has been lowered and has modern wire wheels instead of disks.
shouting at the staff car
Hey, Nimitz ! when are you going to let us hit those Japs ?
Staff Officer (Nimitz)
I'm sorry, Sir. Shall I get their names ?
Chester W. Nimitz
No. It's good to know at least some of the men still want to fight.
The opening credits, including the LIONSGATE logo, are sepia-toned and grainy, resembling old film of the 1940s, played over by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Quarantine Speech.
Ana Maria Lombo
(as Annie Trousseau)
Music written by
(as Eddie Johnson),
Lyrics written by
Courtesy of Music Sales Corporation
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8 November 2019 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,897,419,
10 November 2019
Gross USA: $56,846,802
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $126,696,475
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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