Brad Pitt and pre-marathon running Shia LaBeouf star in the latest World War II drama, Fury. The film follows the story of the five-man crew aboard a Sherman tank dubbed “Fury,” commanded by Sergeant Wardaddy (Pitt). Shortly after a young, rookie soldier joins their ranks the team is sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outmanned, the tank and the men within it push forward in an attempt to cripple the Nazi army. The film hits theaters October 17, but The A.V. Club has an opportunity for you to attend an early screening October 15, here in Chicago. For a chance to receive event passes simply follow the link here and enter the code AVFURY. The first 90 participants will win passes good for two. Remember, seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early! A synopsis and trailer for the film can be found below.
“April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.”