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Midway (2019)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 8 November 2019 (USA)
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The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Writer:

Wes Tooke
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Skrein ... Dick Best
Patrick Wilson ... Edwin Layton
Woody Harrelson ... Chester W. Nimitz
Luke Evans ... Wade McClusky
Mandy Moore ... Ann Best
Luke Kleintank ... Clarence Dickinson
Dennis Quaid ... William 'Bull' Halsey
Aaron Eckhart ... Jimmy Doolittle
Keean Johnson ... James Murray
Nick Jonas ... Bruno Gaido
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Isoroku Yamamoto
Tadanobu Asano ... Tamon Yamaguchi
Darren Criss ... Eugene Lindsey
Brandon Sklenar ... George 'Tex' Gay
Jake Manley ... Willie West
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

One battle turned the tide of war. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | IsPutlockers | See more »

Country:

USA | China

Language:

English | Japanese | Mandarin

Release Date:

8 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midway See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,897,419, 10 November 2019

Gross USA:

$55,219,847

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,459,024
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is Roland Emmerich's first war movie since The Patriot (2000). See more »

Goofs

None of the B-25 bombers, including Jimmy Doolittle's B-25, flew into a wave spray when they lifted off from the bow of the USS Hornet. This is clearly shown in actual film of the real-life launch, which was incorporated into Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo and the opening sequence in the 1976 Midway. See more »

Quotes

Bruno Gaido: [to his Japanese captors, last line] You know, I had a lot of friends in Pearl Harbour... so how's about you go fuck yourself?
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the LIONSGATE logo is monochrome and grainy ; as if to mimic film of its day. See more »

Connections

Remake of Midway (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

All or Nothing at All
Performed by Ana Maria Lombo (as Annie Trousseau)
Written by Jack Lawrence and Arthur Altman
Courtesy of Round Hill Music and Universal Music Publishing Group
Arranged by Dan Reckard
Produced by Ana Maria Lombo
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User Reviews

 
Awesome movie
9 November 2019 | by loversofmoviesSee all my reviews

Far better than what I thought it would be. Tense War movie. I really enjoyed this movie which is based on true life events. Please don't think this movie is anything like the pearl harbour movie because it isn't.


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