• The Yellow Birds (2018)

The Yellow Birds

Release Date: June 15th, 2018

R |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Gulf War under the command of the older, troubled Sgt. Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.

Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Tye Sheridan, Jennifer Aniston, Jack Huston, Toni Collette, Jason Patric, Lee Tergesen, Olivia Crocicchia

Director: Alexandre Moors

Genres: War , Drama

Production Co: Echo Films, Cinelou Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The Yellow Birds is a war movie whose outlines may be familiar — but its emotional clarity gives this drama an almost crushing sense of intimacy. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    An excellent novel about the Iraq War and its homefront fallout has been turned into a rather flat and disappointing film in The Yellow Birds. show more

  • 60
    Kenneth Seward Jr.IGN

    While there's a lot to love in The Yellow Birds, this war film is ultimately a missed opportunity. show more

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