Black Hawk down

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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006].
Blu-ray edition
1424816866, 9781424816866
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1 Blu-ray disc (approximately 144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: R for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language ; CHV rating: 18A.


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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006].
Blu-ray edition
1424816866, 9781424816866
043396150232, 043396161542


General Note
Based on the book by Mark Bowden.
General Note
French title: Chute du faucon noir.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Slavomir Idziak ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designers, David Murphy, Sammy Howarth-Sheldon ; production designer, Arthur Max.
Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Issacs, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William Fichtner, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R for intense, realistic, graphic war violence, and for language ;,CHV rating: 18A.
System 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.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
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).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bana, E., Bowden, M., Bremner, E., Bruckheimer, J., Fichtner, W., Hartnett, J., Idziak, S., Isaacs, J., McGregor, E., Nolan, K., Scott, R., Shepard, S., Sizemore, T., & Zimmer, H. (2006). Black Hawk down (Blu-ray edition). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Eric. Bana et al.. 2006. Black Hawk Down. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Eric. Bana et al.. Black Hawk Down Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bana, Eric., et al. Black Hawk Down Blu-ray edition, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

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