Midway is a 2019 American historical action drama film directed by Roland Emmerich and produced by Roland Emmerich and Harold Kloser.  The screenplay was written by Wes Tooke.

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Rated:  PG-13 (movie contains sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking)
Run Time:  2h 18min
Release Date:  November 8, 2019 (USA)
Genre:  Action, Drama, History, War
Director:  Roland Emmerich
Studio:  Lionsgate
Budget:  $100 Million
Box Office:  $122.5 Million

Midway stars Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Luke Kleintank, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Keenan Johnson, Nick Jonas, Jake Weber, Tadanobu Asano, Darren Criss and Etsushi Toyokawa.

Midway details real life events centering on US soldiers, pilots and leaders who changed changed the course of World War II by using used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to persevere through the Battle of Midway in June 1942. The U.S. and Imperial Japanese naval forces fought for four days with U.S. victories marking a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater.

Six months earlier, on December 7, 1941, Japanese forces launched a devastating sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Naval base in Hawaii severely damaging the U.S. Pacific fleet. On the morning of June 4, 1942, the Japanese launch their air attack on Midway and once again plan a strike against American ships in the Pacific. However, this time the Navy was ready and anticipating the attack and launch their own raid on the Japanese fleet. For the next three days, the U.S. Navy and a squad of brave fighter pilots engage the enemy in one of the most important and decisive battles of World War II.

Movie Quotes

“The situation in the Pacific is far worse than reported.” – Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky 
“I don’t know how to lead these men.” – Lieutenant Dick Best
“They’ll follow you anywhere.” – Ann Best

“Pearl Harbor is the greatest intelligence failure in American history.” – Lieutenant Edwin Layton

“You’ll remember this moment for the rest of your life. If you know that you came through, when people are counting on you, you’ll be able to face anything.” – Lieutenant Dick Best

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Ed Skrein as Dick Best

Patrick Wilson as Edwin Layton

Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester W. Nimitz

Luke Evans as Wade McClusky

Mandy Moore as Ann Best

Luke Kleintank as Clarence Dickinson

Dennis Quaid as William ‘Bull’ Halsey

Aaron Eckhart as Jimmy Doolittle

Keenan Johnson as James Murray

Nick Jonas as Bruno Gaido

Jake Weber as Raymond Spruance

Tadanobu Asano as Tamon Yamaguchi

Darren Criss as Eugene Lindsey

Etsushi Toyokawa as Isoroku Yamamoto