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The Yellow Birds (2018)

The Yellow Birds
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Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle and Daniel Murphy forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a grieving mother find peace.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 15th, 2018 (Limited) by Saban Films
MPAA Rating: R for war violence, some grisly images, sexual material, and language throughout.
(Rating bulletin 2506 (Cert #51365), 12/13/2017)
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Iraq War, Grieving Parents, Virginia, Returning Soldiers, PTSD, Death of a Son or Daughter, Death of a Colleague, War
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: The Fyzz Facility, Cinelou Films, Story Mining, Echo Films
Production Countries: Morocco,
United States

Leading Cast

   John Bartle
   Daniel Murphy

Supporting Cast

Jennifer Aniston    Maureen Murphy
Toni Collette    Amy Bartle
Jack Huston    Sergeant Sterling
Jason Patric    Captain Anderson
Lee Tergesen    Jim Murphy
Aylin Tezel    Claudia
Nikolai Kinski    The Priest
Robert Beck    Captain Petty
Rhoda Griffis    Sheryl
Robert Pralgo    Frank
Olivia Crocicchia    Tess
Wilbur Fitzgerald    The Congressman

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Production and Technical Credits

David Lowery    Screenwriter
R.F.I. Porto    Screenwriter
Kevin Powers    Story based on the novel by
Mark Canton    Producer
Courtney Solomon    Producer
Jeffrey Sharpe    Producer
Karim Debbagh    Producer
Kristin Hahn    Producer
Jim Kohlberg    Executive Producer
Jennifer Aniston    Executive Producer
Joe Klotz    Editor
Adam Wiltzie    Composer
Daniel Landin    Director of Photography

Limited and VOD Releases: Week of Spectacular Limited Releases

June 15th, 2018

The Year of Spectacular Men

There are not a lot of limited releases on this week’s list, and none of them stand out as potential box office hits. The Year of Spectacular Men has some of the loudest buzz and good reviews, but it is playing on Video on Demand, so it will likely do well there and not find an audience in theaters. More...

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