Movies to Watch If You Like Dauntless: the Battle of Midway (2019)

Movies like Dauntless: the Battle of Midway (2019).

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The Sea Wolves (1980)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, History, War

During World War II, German submarines are sinking thousands of tons of British merchant shipping.
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross, Jesse Bradford
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

As three US servicemen – Marine Private First Class Ira Hayes, Private First Class Rene Gagnon, and Navy Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class John "Doc" Bradley – are feted as heroes in a war bond drive, they reflect on their experiences via flashback.
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Midway (1976)

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

On April 18 1942 during the Second World War, a squadron of B-25 bombers from the USS Hornet launches a lightning raid on Tokyo.
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Midway (2019)

Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In December 1937 in Tokyo, American naval attaché intelligence officer Lieutenant Commander Edwin T.
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Red Tails (2012)

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Red Tails is a 2012 American war film directed by Anthony Hemingway in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.
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The Pacific (2010 - 2010)

Starring: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Ashton Holmes
Duration: 8h 50mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Pacific follows the lives of a U. S Marine Corps squad during the campaign within the Pacific against the Japanese Empire during WW2.
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Starring: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten
Duration: 2h 24mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In August 1939, the United States imposes a trade embargo on a belligerent Japan, severely limiting raw materials.
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Storming Juno (2010)

Starring: Benjamin Muir, Kevin Walker, Craig Cyr, Anthony Rella
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: History, War

In June 1944, the Western Allies invaded the Third Reich in Operation Overlord, and Canada was a participant with its area of operations in Normandy, France designated Juno Beach.
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Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

Starring: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In 2005, Japanese archaeologists explore tunnels on Iwo Jima, where they find something in the dirt.
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The Star (2002)

Starring: Igor Petrenko, Artyom Semakin, Aleksey Panin, Aleksey Kravchenko
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

A team of Soviet scouts is sent behind enemy lines to find the location of the German armor forces. The Soviets wait until night, and open up with an artillery barrage.
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

During the Bosnian War, United States Navy flight officer Lieutenant Chris Burnett and pilot Lieutenant Jeremy Stackhouse are stationed on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Adriatic Sea.
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The Dirty Dozen: the Fatal Mission (1988)

Starring: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Hunt Block, Matthew Burton
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, War

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission is a 1988 made-for-TV film directed by Lee H. Katzin, and is the third sequel to the 1967 film The Dirty Dozen.
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U-571 (2000)

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Action, War

During the Battle of the Atlantic, after sinking a merchant ship from an Allied convoy, German U-boat U-571 has her engines badly damaged by depth charges from a British destroyer.
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Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)

Starring: John Phillip Law, Don Stroud, Barry Primus, Corin Redgrave
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

In 1916, Manfred von Richthofen is newly assigned to a German air squadron under the command of Oswald Boelcke.
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Pearl Harbor (2001)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott
Duration: 3h 3mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1923 Tennessee, two best friends, Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker, play together in the back of an old biplane, pretending to be soldiers fighting the German Empire in World War I.
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April 9th (2015)

Starring: Pilou Asbæk, Lars Mikkelsen, Elliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

During the night of 9 April 1940, the Danish army is alerted that the German army has crossed the border, and Denmark is now at war with Europe's strongest army.
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13 Hours (2016)

Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale, David Denman
Duration: 2h 24mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 2012, Benghazi in Libya is named one of the most dangerous places in the world, and countries have pulled their diplomatic offices out of the country in fear of an attack by militants.
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Act of Valor (2012)

Starring: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Rorke Denver
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Thriller

In the Philippines, a terrorist kills the U. S.
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Pathfinders: in the Company of Strangers (2011)

Starring: Christopher Serrone, Michael Conner Humphreys, Philip De Lorenzo, Kyle Erickson
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Untold and lost history.
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Fury (2014)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In the beginning of the film, a prologue says Allied tanks were defeated by the more advanced German tanks.
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