Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001) is a Drama, History, Thriller film directed by Ridley Scott – Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele, were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. This lead to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Rangers and hundreds of Somali gunmen, leading to the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters. This film focuses on the heroic efforts of various Rangers to get to the downed black hawks, centering on Sgt. Eversmann, leading the Ranger unit Chalk Four to the first black hawk crash site, Warrant Officer Durant who was captured after being the only survivor of the second black hawk crash, as well as many others who were involved. IMDB


Directed By – Ridley Scott

Genre – Drama, History, Thriller

Cast – Josh Hartnett , Eric Bana , Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore , William Fichtner , Sam Shepard , Ioan Gruffudd , Charlie Hofheimer , Kim Coates , Ron Eldard , Danny Hoch , Tom Guiry , Gabriel Casseus , Hugh Dancy , Ewen Bremner

In Theaters – 18 January 2002

Duration – 144 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : Rangers Lead the Way.

Story Writers: Mark Bowden

Country: UK , USA

Language: English , Somali

Production Company : Revolution Studios , Jerry Bruckheimer Films , Scott Free Productions