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Author: Jerry BruckheimerRidley ScottKen NolanJosh HartnettEric BanaAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2002]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings
Named Person: Mohammed Farah Aidid; Mohammed Farah Aidid
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Bruckheimer; Ridley Scott; Ken Nolan; Josh Hartnett; Eric Bana; Ewan McGregor; Tom Sizemore; Sam Shepard; Ewen Bremner; William Fichtner; Slavomir Idziak; Pietro Scalia; Hans Zimmer; Revolution Studios.; Jerry Bruckheimer Films.; Scott Free Productions.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0767874633 9780767874632
OCLC Number: 49231865
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: June 11, 2002.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book by Mark Bowden.
Credits: Cinematography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer.
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Sam Shepard, Ewen Bremner, William Fichtner.
Awards: Academy Award, 2000: Best Film Editing (Pietro Scalia); Best Sound (Michael Minkler, Chris Munro, Myron Nettinga).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (143 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Revolution Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present a Ridley Scott film, a Jerry Bruckheimer productions in association with Scott Free Productions ; producers, Jerry Bruckheimer, Ridley Scott ; screenplay, Ken Nolan ; director, Ridley Scott.

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With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters.

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