War Machine Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ben Kingsley, Lakeith Stanfield, Brad Pitt, Will Poulter, Tilda Swinton, Emory Cohen, Anthony Michael Hall, David Michôd, Topher Grace, Meg Tilly

Release Date:

Friday, May 26 , 2017

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A rock star General bent on winning the "impossible" war in Afghanistan takes inside the complex machinery of modern war.

War Machine Plot: What's the story?

An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General's roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody - raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader's ultra-confident march right into the dark heart of folly. At the story's core is Brad Pitt's sly take on a successful, charismatic four-star general who leapt in like a rock star to command NATO forces in Afghanistan, only to be taken down by a journalist's no-holds-barred exposé.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about War Machine?

  1. inspired by the book The Operators: The Wild & Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan by the late journalist Michael Hastings.
  2. The film will be released globally on Netflix on May 26, 2017 (3/4/17).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making War Machine?

A look at the War Machine behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director David Michôd last directed Animal Kingdom.


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Production Timeline: When did the War Machine come together?

On or about March 4, 2017 • The film was in Completed status.

War Machine Release Date: When was it released?

War Machine was released in 2017 on Friday, May 26, 2017 in streaming movie theaters. There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Lady Bloodfight and Black Butterfly. Netflix Only

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