Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer from the true-life drama 5 Days of War, which arrives in theaters on August 19. Click on the video player below for your first look at Renny Harlin's latest directorial effort, which is based on the five-day conflict between Russian and Georgian Republic forces in 2008. We also have the first one-sheet for 5 Days of War, which you can take a look at below the trailer.

5 Days of War Poster

5 Days of War is an action-packed international thriller from acclaimed director Renny Harlin. Based on true events, this intense film is a vivid account of a renegade American journalist, his cameraman and a local woman caught behind enemy lines, and determined to not only survive, but tell the world what was happening, during the swift but devastating 5-day war between Russian and the Georgian Republic in 2008.