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The Resource Black Hawk down, 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, (Blu-ray DVD)

Black Hawk down, 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, (Blu-ray DVD)

Label
Black Hawk down
Title
Black Hawk down
Statement of 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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Editing (Pietro Scalia) ; Best Sound (Michael Minkler, Myron Nettinga, Chris Munro)
Cataloging source
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Black Hawk down (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designers, David Murphy, Sammy Howarth-Sheldon ; production designer, Arthur Max
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language
Language note
English or French; with optional subtitles in English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, or Thai. Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William Fichtner, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1978-
  • 1971-
  • 1963-
  • 1961-
  • 1943-2017
  • 1951-
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  • Scott, Ridley
  • Hartnett, Josh
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • Isaacs, Jason
  • Sizemore, Tom
  • Bana, Eric
  • Fichtner, William
  • Bremner, Ewen
  • Shepard, Sam
  • Idziak, Slawomir
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Bowden, Mark
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
144
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  • Aidid, Mohammed Farah
  • United States
  • Black Hawk (Military transport helicopter)
  • Operation Restore Hope, 1992-1993
  • Street fighting (Military science)
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • Action and adventure films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Mogadishu (Somalia)
  • Somalia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Black Hawk down, 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, (Blu-ray DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Mark Bowden
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150232
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15023
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn171297374
  • (OCoLC)171297374
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc, region (A), HD (1920 x 1080p); widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital (English PCM 5.1 & 5.1, French 5.1) ; Special features in standard definition
  • This Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Black Hawk down, 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, (Blu-ray DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Mark Bowden
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150232
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15023
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn171297374
  • (OCoLC)171297374
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc, region (A), HD (1920 x 1080p); widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital (English PCM 5.1 & 5.1, French 5.1) ; Special features in standard definition
  • This Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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