Movie

Tom Cruise returns to his role as Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell in the upcoming 'Top Gun' sequel.
Paramount Pictures

"Top Gun: Maverick" is scheduled for release next year. But perceptions of the military and warfare have changed since the original iconic movie premiered in 1986.

Veterans sign the movie poster for "Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story" at an October screening at Fort Drum.
Mike Strasser / U.S. Army

The 2001 Hollywood blockbuster movie "Black Hawk Down" portrayed the story of the Battle of Mogadishu. Now, a new documentary hopes to change the narrative.

Veterans of the Korean War stand on the red carpet outside American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood. They gathered for the first screening in North America of the new movie 'Operation Chromite.'
John Ismay / American Homefront

In Hollywood, the Korean War is almost forgotten.  While U.S. movie studios have turned out hundreds of films about World War II and several dozen about Vietnam, movies about Korea are far less common.