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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.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Talcott Free LD DVD - TFLY-11  DVD F BLA    AVAILABLE
Edition Extended cut.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 152 min.) : anamorphic, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally remastered.
Note Title from container.
Cast Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William Fichtner, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard.
Credits Director of photography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designers, David Murphy, Sammy Howarth-Sheldon ; production designer, Arthur Max.
Note Based on the book by Mark Bowden.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Audience Unrated; for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language.
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
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.
Note Special features: All-new extended cut; Frontline: "Ambush in Mogadishu" documentary.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Editing (Pietro Scalia) ; Best Sound (Michael Minkler, Myron Nettinga, Chris Munro).
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French, Korean, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Black Hawk (Military transport helicopter) -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Street fighting (Military science) -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Emboscadas (Táctica militar) -- Somalia -- Mogadishu -- Teatro -- Grabaciones videos.
Misiones militares -- Somalia -- Mogadishu -- Teatro -- Grabaciones videos.
Mogadishu (Somalia) -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Somalia -- Foreign relations -- 1991- -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
War films.
Suspense films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Scott, Ridley.
Hartnett, Josh, 1978-
McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
Isaacs, Jason, 1963-
Sizemore, Tom, 1961-
Bana, Eric.
Idziak, Slawomir.
Zimmer, Hans.
Bowden, Mark, 1951-
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Black Hawk down (Motion picture)
Note French title: Chute du Faucon Noir
Standard No. 043396108646
ISBN 1404979816
Music No. 10864 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
15140 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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