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The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

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Roland Emmerich

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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.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Midway: Ataque en altamar 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:

$35,140,773

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,752,771
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Luke Kleintank and Brennan Brown starred in The Man in the High Castle (2015), a series set in an America that lost WWII. Japan occupies the West Coast, while the German Reich occupies the US from the East Coast to roughly the Rocky Mountains (neutral territory). See more »

Goofs

In the movie, Wade McClusky drops a bomb when the US dive bombers attack the Japanese fleet at Midway. In real life, McClusky led the squadron and made the decision to follow the Japanese destroyer, but he lost his bomb due to an electrical arming fault. He then ordered his other pilots to manually arm their bombs. See more »

Quotes

Edwin Layton: Pearl Harbor is the greatest intelligence failure in American history.
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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 »

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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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