The battle of Midway sounded its furious thunder in June 1942, just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. 'Midway' interweaves the dramatic personal stories of the men who fought the courageous battle that was to be the Pacific turning point for the United States. The all-star cast and breakthrough war footage convey the Battle of Midway with powerful reality and epic sweep.

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Midway (1976)

PG

War/Drama · 2h 12m · 6/18/1976

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The glory, the suspense, the spectacular drama of the men who won the most decisive naval battle in U.S. history.

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The battle of Midway sounded its furious thunder in June 1942, just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. 'Midway' interweaves the dramatic personal stories of the men who fought the courageous battle that was to be the Pacific turning point for the United States. The all-star cast and breakthrough war footage convey the Battle of Midway with powerful reality and epic sweep.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

The Mirisch Corporation, Universal Pictures

Budget

$4,000,000

Revenue

$43,000,000
Cast
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Charlton Heston

Captain Matt Garth
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Henry Fonda

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
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James Coburn

Captain Vinton Maddox
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Glenn Ford

Rear Admiral Raymond A. Spruance
Person Photo

Hal Holbrook

Commander Joseph Rochefort
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Toshirô Mifune

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (as Toshiro Mifune)
Person Photo

Robert Mitchum

Admiral William F. Halsey
Person Photo

Cliff Robertson

Commander Carl Jessop
Person Photo

Robert Wagner

Lieutenant Commander Ernest L. Blake
Person Photo

Robert Webber

Rear Admiral Frank J. 'Jack' Fletcher
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Ed Nelson

Admiral Harry Pearson
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James Shigeta

Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo
Person Photo

Christina Kokubo

Haruko Sakura
Person Photo

Monte Markham

Commander Max Leslie
Person Photo

Biff McGuire

Captain Miles Browning
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Christopher George

Lieutenant Commander C. Wade McClusky
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Kevin Dobson

Ensign George Gay
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Glenn Corbett

Lieutenant Commander John Waldron
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Gregory Walcott

Captain Elliott Buckmaster
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Edward Albert

Lieutenant Tom Garth
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Pat Morita

Rear Admiral Ryunosuke Kusaka
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John Fujioka

Rear Admiral Tamon Yamaguchi
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Dale Ishimoto

Vice Admiral Moshiro Hosogaya
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Dabney Coleman

Captain Murr Arnold
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Erik Estrada

Pilot 'Chili Bean' Ramos
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Larry Pennell

Captain Cyril Simard (as Ken Pennell)
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Clyde Kusatsu

Cmdr. Watanabe
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Phillip R. Allen

Lt. Cmdr. John S. 'Jimmy' Thach
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Tom Selleck

Aide to Capt. Cyril Simard
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Sab Shimono

Lt. Tomonaga
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Conrad Yama

Adm. Nobutake Kondo
Person Photo

Robert Ito

Cmdr. Minoru Genda
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Yuki Shimoda

Officer Aboard Carrier Hiryu
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Seth Sakai

Capt. Kameto Kuroshima
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Kurt Grayson

Maj. Floyd 'Red' Parks
Person Photo

Alfie Wise

Chief Radioman Horace F. Dobbs
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Beeson Carroll

ARM1 / c William E. Gallagher
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John Bennett Perry

ARM1c Walter G. Chochalousek
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Steve Kanaly

Lt. Cmdr. Lance E. "Lem" Massey
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Kip Niven

Lt. Howard P. Ady, PBY Pilot
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Dennis Rucker

Ens. Manson
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Michael Richardson

Lt. Woll - Aide to Adm. Nimitz
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James Ingersoll

Pilot, PBY 'Strawberry 12'
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Jeff Chamberlain

Sailor (uncredited)
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Sam Chew Jr.

Guard (uncredited)
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Noel Conlon

(TV version only) (uncredited)
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Larry Csonka

Cmdr. Delaney (uncredited)
Person Photo

Jesse Dizon

Pilot (uncredited)
Person Photo

Don Dolan

(TV version only) (uncredited)
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Paul Frees

Adm. Yamamoto (voice) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Jerry Fujikawa

Japanese Gentleman (uncredited)
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Sean Garrison

Lt. Cmdr. Ken Cunningham (uncredited)
Person Photo

Ned Gill

Seaman Downes (uncredited)
Person Photo

Redmond Gleeson

Pvt. Dombrowski - Radio Man (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bob Harks

Office Worker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Anthony Herrara

Marine Lieutenant at Internment Camp (uncredited)
Person Photo

David Hirokane

Lt. Shima (uncredited)
Person Photo

Jim Ishida

Pilot Lt. Takeo Koda (uncredited)
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Lloyd Kino

Capt. Aoki (uncredited)
Person Photo

John Lupton

Officer Testing Electric Bomb Release (uncredited)
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David Macklin

Lt. Jack Reid (uncredited)
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Sandy McPeak

Capt. Thomas (uncredited)
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Steve Moriarty

Naval Officer / Aide (uncredited)
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Chuck Morrell

Pvt. Andy (uncredited)
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Richard Narita

Lt. Hashimoto (uncredited)
Person Photo

Yôsuke Natsuki

Japanese Pilot on Hiryu (archive footage) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bennett Ohta

Captain Taijiro Aoki - Commander of Akagi (uncredited)
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Frank Parker

Deke (uncredited)
Person Photo

Clint Ritchie

Lt. Cmdr. Charles Fenton (uncredited)
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Mitchell Ryan

RAdm. Aubrey W. Fitch (uncredited)
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Richard Sanders

(TV version only) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Richard Sarradet

(uncredited)
Person Photo

John Schuck

Wilson (uncredited)
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Alec Smight

(TV version only) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Susan Sullivan

Ann (TV version only) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Miiko Taka

(TV version only) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Hunter von Leer

'Strawberry 9' Navigator (uncredited)
Person Photo

William Wellman Jr.

(TV version only) (uncredited)
Crew
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Jack Smight

Director
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Donald S. Sanford

Writer
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Walter Mirisch

Producer
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Harry Stradling Jr.

Cinematograpy
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Robert Swink

Editor
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Frank J. Urioste

Editor
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John Williams

Music
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Disc Releases
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Midway

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/30/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Midway

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Midway

(DVD)

8/5/1998

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Midway

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/4/2013

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