Video Release: November 16, 2010
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
- Runtime: 144 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
IN THEATRES: DECEMBER 28, 2001 (NY/LA) JANUARY 18, 2002 (EXPANDS) BLACK HAWK DOWN is director Ridley Scott's (GLADIATOR) adaptation of the true war story as told in Mark Bowden's novel of the same title. The film takes place in 1993 when the U.S. sent special forces into Somalia to destabilize the government and bring food and humanitarian aid to the starving population. Using Black Hawk helicopters to lower the soldiers onto the ground, an unexpected attack by Somalian forces brings two of the helicopters down immediately. From there, the U.S. soldiers must struggle to regain their balance while enduring heavy gunfire.
Theatrical Release: DECEMBER 28, 2001 (NY/LA) JANUARY 18, 2002 (EXPANDS)