Amid the vast openess of the Pacific Ocean, two survivors of the Battle of Midway wait for rescue as the PBY Catalina crew ventures into treacherous waters to search for airmen who were shot down.

Dauntless: The Battle of Midway

Action & Adventure | Drama | 2019

Cast

C. Thomas Howell, Judd Nelson, Aidan Bristow, Mendel Fogelman

Synopsis

By June 1942, the Japanese Navy has swept across the Pacific. In an effort to change the course of the war, a United States carrier group is positioned off the coast of Midway, tasked with springing a trap on the enemy. During this pivotal battle, the two-man crew of a U.S. Navy dive bomber are forced to ditch in the sea. Set adrift, the men look towards their comrades for rescue; namely, the ragtag crew of a PBY Catalina, who are sent to search for survivors. Amid the vast openness of the Pacific, with days passing and the chance of rescue fading, the men are forced to face their own mortality.

Producers

Jason Newfield

Director

Mike Phillips

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