Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – March 4th, 2016
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Cast: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfred Molina, Nicholas Braun
A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – November 11th, 2016
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Kristen Stewart, Ben Platt, Vin Diesel, Chris Tucker
The film tells the funny and heartbreaking story of 19-year-old soldier Billy Lynn and his squad, who survive an Iraq battle that is captured by embedded news cameras, causing them to become celebrated as heroes. They are brought home by the US administration for a promotional tour that culminates at the halftime show of a Thanksgiving Day football game in Texas, before they are returned to the war. Almost the entire movie takes place during the game, with flashes away to other events.
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage – 2016
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Weronika Rosati, Cody Walker
Action – The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks. – Nicolas Cage, Matt Lanter, Thomas Jane
Sand Castle – 2016
Director: Fernando Coimbra
Cast: Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, Glen Powell, Luke Evans, Toby Kebbell, Beau Knapp
The Yellow Birds – 2016
Anthropoid – 2016
Director: Sean Ellis
Cast: Charlotte Le Bon, Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Harry Lloyd, Toby Jones, Mish Boyko
Based on the true story of two Czechoslovak soldiers who sent to assassinate the head of the SS in 1942. SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich was the Reich’s number three and main architect of the Final Solution.
Operation Chromite – 2016
Director: John H. Lee, Man-Hee Lee
Cast: Liam Neeson, Jung-Jae Lee, Bin Hyeon, Beom-su Lee
Mohenjo Daro – 2016
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Kabir Bedi, Pooja Hegde, Arunoday Singh, Kishori Shahane, Diganta Hazarika
The Bombing – 2016
Director: Xiao Feng
Cast: William Chan Wai-Ting, Wei Fan, Chun-Ning Chang, Simon Yam, Eric Tsang, Shengyi Huang
An American pilot is sent to a Chinese province to teach a crew of would-be pilots how to fly war planes against the Japanese during World War II.
Jadotville – 2016
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Guillaume Canet
A gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds, the film thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan (Dornan) by 3,000 Congolese troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies. Canet plays a French commander who sought to defeat Quinlan and his men.
Check Point – 2016
Director: Thomas J. Churchill
Cast: Tyler Mane, Kane Hodder, Mindy Robinson, William Forsythe, Kenny Johnson, Stephen Geoffreys
Highest Duty 2016
Director: Clint Eastwood
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspiration worldwide. Highest Duty is Sully’s story—a story of dedication, hope, and preparedness, revealing the important lessons he learned through childhood, in his military service, and in his work as a commercial airline pilot. It reminds us all that, even in these days of war, tragedy, and economic uncertainty, there are values still worth fighting for—that life’s challenges can be met if we’re ready for them.
Jarhead 3: The Siege 2016 R
Director: William Kaufman
Cast: Charlie Weber, Scott Adkins, Tom Ainsley, Erik Valdez, Dante Basco, Sasha Jackson
The Harlem Hellfighters 2016
Based on the bestselling graphic novel by Max Brooks (World War Z), with Overbrook Entertainment.
Director: Andrey Kravchuk
Cast: Yuliya Pisarenko, Anton Adasinsky, Aleksandr Armer, Vilen Babichev, Rostislav Bershauer, Aleksandra Bortich
War Machine 2016
Director: David Michôd
Cast: Brad Pitt
Inspired by the best-selling book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan by the late Michael Hastings, War Machine concerns a four star, “rock star” general whose lethal reputation and impeccable track record vaults him to command the American war in Afghanistan. Determined to win the “impossible” war once and for all with a radical new approach, the general and his motley staff of commanders and press advisers race across the globe navigating delicate international alliances and troop requests, the charged battlefield of Washington politics, the voracious appetite of the media, and the day-to-day management of the war itself – all the while struggling to stay connected to the lives of men and women out in the field.