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Black Hawk down

Author: Jerry BruckheimerRidley ScottKen NolanJosh HartnettEwan McGregorAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993 where nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele. The troops were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. The resulting action lead to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Rangers and hundreds of Somali gunmen. The battle led to the destruction of two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War films
Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Mohammed Farah Aidid
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Bruckheimer; Ridley Scott; Ken Nolan; Josh Hartnett; Ewan McGregor; Jason Isaacs; Tom Sizemore; Eric Bana; William Fichtner; Ewen Bremner; Sam Shepard; Slawomir Idziak; Hans Zimmer; Mark Bowden; Revolution Studios.; Jerry Bruckheimer Films.; Scott Free Productions.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424816866 9781424816866
OCLC Number: 171297374
Language Note: English (PCM 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 5.1); with optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the book by Mark Bowden.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: Includes Blu-Wizard technology; audio commentaries with director Ridley Scott, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, author Mark Bowden & screenwriter Ken Noal and U.S. Special Forces veterans; "The essence of combat" featurettes.
Credits: Director of photography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designers, David Murphy, Sammy Howarth-Sheldon ; production designer, Arthur Max.
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Issacs, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William Fichtner, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Editing (Pietro Scalia) ; Best Sound (Michael Minkler, Myron Nettinga, Chris Munro).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language ;; CHV rating: 18A.
Description: 1 Blu-ray Disc (ca. 144 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby PCM 5.1 (Uncompressed), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player.
Other Titles: Black Hawk down (Motion picture)
Chute du faucon noir
Responsibility: Revolution Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present a Ridley Scott film, a Jerry Bruckheimer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Ridley Scott ; screenplay by Ken Nolan ; directed by Ridley Scott.

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Details the near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993 where nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele. The troops were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. The resulting action lead to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Rangers and hundreds of Somali gunmen. The battle led to the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters and to the heroic efforts by various Rangers to get to them out. Centers on Sgt. Eversmann commanding one Ranger unit pinned down by the street fighting, to Warrant Officer Durant who was only survivor of the second black hawk crash site and subsequently captured. Lt. Col. McKnight leads a rescue convoy for the Rangers only to get lost within the hostile city. Lt. Perino leads the Rangers to the first black hawk crash site, while Staff Sgt. Yurek leads his decimated Ranger group through gunfire to safety.

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