Midway is a 2019 American war film directed by Roland Emmerich.

Official trailers

Lionsgate Movies on Thursday, September 12, 2019 released the trailer:
Midway (2019 Movie) New Trailer - Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson.

Story intro

A few years before the start of World War II the US Naval attaché in Tokyo and his counterpart discuss the US and Japanese positions in the Pacific Ocean during a state function. Isoroku Yamamoto quietly informs intelligence officer Edwin T. Layton that they will take action if their oil supplies are threatened. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese use their carrier fleet to strike at Pearl Harbor. The attack leads the US to enter World War II. Shortly thereafter, a command shake-up occurs at Pearl Harbor as Admiral Chester Nimitz assumes command of the badly damaged US Pacific Fleet. Layton speaks with Nimitz over his failure to convince Washington of the impending attack on Pearl Harbor. Nimitz instructs him to stick to his guns in the next battle with Washington so as to avoid a repeat of the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor. In April 1942, following the Doolittle Raid, the Japanese turn their attention to the Coral Sea. Meanwhile, Joseph Rochefort and his cryptology team begins intercepting messages concerning a location the Japanese identify as "AF". Layton speaks with Nimitz, who informs him that Washington believes "AF" to be a target in the Aleutians. Layton disagrees, believing the intended target to be Midway Atoll. After meeting with Rochefort, Nimitz instructs the team to find a way to definitively prove that "AF" is Midway. After Layton instructs Midway to telegraph in the clear (unencrypted) that they are suffering a water shortage, cryptologists working for Rochefort intercept Japanese communications concerning water shortages on "AF" - thus confirming that "AF" is Midway. In preparation for an ambush of the Japanese fleet, Nimitz orders carriers Hornet and Enterprise recalled from the Coral Sea and demands that the damaged Yorktown be made ready for combat operations within 72 hours.

Cast

Ed Skrein
Dick Best
Patrick Wilson
Edwin Layton
Luke Evans
Wade McClusky
Aaron Eckhart
Jimmy Doolittle
Nick Jonas
Bruno Gaido
Dennis Quaid
William 'Bull' Halsey
Woody Harrelson
Chester W. Nimitz
Darren Criss
Eugene Lindsey
Jake Weber
Raymond Spruance
Brennan Brown
Joseph Rochefort
Keean Johnson
James Murray
Alexander Ludwig
Roy Pearce
Mandy Moore
Ann Best
Luke Kleintank
Clarence Dickinson
David Hewlett
Husband Kimmel
Mark Rolston
Ernest King
Brandon Sklenar
George 'Tex' Gay
Jake Manley
Willie West
Tadanobu Asano
Tamon Yamaguchi
Eric Davis
Miles Browning
Kenny Leu
Zhu Xuesan
James Carpinello
William Brockman
Russell Dennis Lewis
Frank O'Flaherty (as Russell Lewis)
Jacob Blair
Hank Potter
Geoffrey Blake
John Ford
James Hicks
Edwin Kroeger
Etsushi Toyokawa
Isoroku Yamamoto
Jun Kunimura
Chuichi Nagumo
Nobuya Shimamoto
Kaku Tomeo
Rachael Perrell Fosket
Dagne Layton
Peter Shinkoda
Genda Minoru
Tim Beckmann
Captain Rawlings
Sarah Halford
Marie Pearce
Cameron Brodeur
Sully Brown
Hiromoto Ida
Prime Minister Tojo
Hiroaki Shintani
Emperor Hirohito
Mikael Conde
Bill Miller
Madison Roukema
Barbara Best
Christie Brooke
Millicent McClusky
Dustin Geiger
Paul Crosley
Jason Lee Hoy
Pat Rooney
Ellen Dubin
Admiral King Secretary
Jason New
Marine Captain (Midway)
Dean Schaller
Jack MacKenzie Jr.
Kayo Yasuhara
Geisha
Rudolph Wallstrom
Petty Officer (Pacific HQ) (as Rudolph Wallstrum)
Matthew MacCaull
Staff Officer (Nimitz)
Philip Fu-Kang Wang
Chinese Major (as Phil Wang)
Johan Strombergsson-Denora
Radioman #1 (Enterprise SC) (as Johan Denora)
Nico De Castris
Radioman #2 (Enterprise SC)
Alexandre Dubois
Radar Officer (Enterprise)
Tyler Elliot Burke
Radar Officer (Enterprise)
Raphael Grosz-Harvey
Lt. JG (Hospital)
Trevor Danielson
Talker
Agostino Michael Cimino
Buzz Davis (Sonar Tech Nautilus)
Takeshi Kurokawa
Imperial Guardsman
Ryuta Kato
Japanese Junior Officer (Yamat)
Garret Sato
Japanese Officer (Prison)
Neil Girvan
Navy Yard Inspector
Ellis Arch
Lofton Henderson
Robert Crooks
McClusky's Radioman
Sean Colby
Gay's Radioman
Kasey Ryne Mazak
Signal Officer (Akagi) (as Kasey Mazak)
Ryo Hayashida
Deck Officer (Akagi)
Michael Chapman
Helmsman (Nautilus)
Masahiro Tanikawa Masa Tani
Damage Control Officer
Ryohei Arima
Japanese Lieutenant (Kaga)
Hiro Kanagawa
Makigumo Captain (as Hironobu Kanagawa)
Ken Takikawa
Makigumo Lieutenant
Leonardo Boudreau
Passing Sailor
Tony Nowicki
SBD Pilot (Enterprise) (as Tony Christopher)
Yuta Takenaka
Staff Officer (Yamato)
Tatsuya Shirato
Flag Officer (Yamato)
Tyler Hall
William 'Slim' Townsend
Kyle Bougeno
Smoking Sailor
David Dacosta
Breathless Ensign (Enterprise)
Kazuki Gonzalez-Adachi
Hiryu Helmsman (as Kazuki Gonazalez-Adachi)
Reyn Halford
Torpedo Room Chief
Toyoaki Ito Leung
Japanese Boy (10 YO)
Halta Nonen
Japanese Boy #2 (6 YO)
Adrian Spencer
Chief Medic (Enterprise)
Sebastian Pigott
Petty Officer #2
Simon Pelletier-Gilbert
Yorktown Spotter
Philippe Verville
Doolittle's Bombardier
Shigeru Yabuta
Japanese Duck Netting Officer
Seunghwan Min
Zero Pilots Squadron Leader
Christopher Tapia
Hiryu Pointer
Sangwon Jun
Hiryu Talker
Motoo Taira
Akagi Spotter
Ana Maria Lombo
Ballroom Singer (as Annie Trousseau)
Greg Hovanessian
Lieutenant Arizona
Deke Richards
Kimmel's Aide

About

The film Midway was scheduled to be released on November 7, 2019 (Germany, Denmark), on November 8, 2019 (United States, United Kingdom) and on November 15, 2019 (Turkey) by Lions Gate Entertainment, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Bona Film Group, Central Partnership, Digi-Optic Films, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Elevation Pictures, Golden Village Pictures, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Lionsgate UK, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mongkol Major, Noori Pictures, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Ukrainian Film Distribution, United International Pictures (UIP), Universum Film (UFA), GEM Entertainment and NOS Audiovisuais.

The duration of the film is 138 minutes. With a budget of $100 million, the film grossed over $82.1 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Midway got average rating from critics.

External links

Official website: midway.movie/trailer249

IMDB: Midway

Wikipedia: Midway (2019 film)

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