A sprawling war film, Midway stars nearly every actor who wasn't in A Bridge Too Far. Charlton Heston, Toshirô Mifune, Robert Mitchum and Henry Fonda are among the familiar faces depicting the American and Japanese forces in a naval battle that became the turning point of the Pacific war. Using some real wartime footage, Midway provides an exciting view of a gigantic battle.
I seem to be going through an old war movie phase that was kicked off last week from watching In Harm's Way. Today I watched Midway (1976), again one of those films starring everyone. Midway is a dramatisation of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theatre of WWII. I've a good amount on the subject and I to my surprise I found the film to be quite accurate. It does not cover everything about the historic battle, but for a 2 hour film it does a pretty good job.
Dull war pic.