War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.
In 1942 the clash between Imperial Navy and US Navy was about to decide the fate of whole war of Pacific - both sides have a lot to gain and a lot to lose.
During Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Captain Torrey lost heavy cruiser due to his irresponsible decision. Months later he is given a second chance.
During naval exercise near Hawaii alien objects land in the ocean and step by step it escalates to a full scale war.
Sequel to famous 300, this time presenting events that took place earlier and during the battle of Thermopylae on the other front of Persian invasion.