Midway Movie

One battle turned the tide of war.

Midway movie poster

Who's Involved:

Aaron Eckhart, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, Keean Johnson, Ed Skrein, Roland Emmerich, Mandy Moore, Mark Gordon, Tadanobu Asano, Matt Jackson, Wes Tooke, Yu Dong

Release Date:

Friday, November 8, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The four-day battle in 1942 took place six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, and saw the U.S. Navy decisively defeat an attacking fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Midway

A look at the Midway behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Roland Emmerich last directed Independence Day Resurgence and Stonewall.


Wes Tooke


Yu Dong
Roland Emmerich
Mark Gordon
Matt Jackson

Production: What we know about Midway

Key Facts

  1. Luke Evans will play Commander Wade McClusky, who would go on to win a Naval Cross for his role in Midway (Hollywood Reporter, 7/3/18).

Filming Timeline

On or about September 13, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 28, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 11, 2018, the film was in Production status.

Shoot is due to get under way on September 5, 2018 in Honolulu.

On or about May 5, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Starts filming August 16, 2018 with destinations including Hawaii and Canada.

On or about May 27, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about May 10, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Roland Emmerich is planning a movie about 1942’s Battle of the Midway.

Midway Release Date: When was it released?

Midway was released in 2019 on Friday, November 8, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Primal, Playing With Fire and Doctor Sleep.

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Questions: Asked About Midway

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