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Black Hawk down

Uniform Title
Black Hawk down (Motion picture)
Title
Black Hawk down [videorecording] / 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.
ISBN
1424816866
9781424816866
Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Physical Description
1 Blu-ray disc (approximately 144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Director of photography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designers, David Murphy, Sammy Howarth-Sheldon ; production designer, Arthur Max.
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.
Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Editing (Pietro Scalia) ; Best Sound (Michael Minkler, Myron Nettinga, Chris Munro).
Access and use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Summary
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.
Variant and related titles
French title: Chute du faucon noir
Format
Images / Video & Film
Language
English; French
Added to Catalog
January 06, 2021
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.
System details note
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.
Audience
MPAA rating: R for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language ; CHV rating: 18A.
Videorecording number
15023 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
16154 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (French container)
Genre/Form
Action and adventure films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War films.
War films.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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