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About the Movie
From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Hannibal) and renowned producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Pearl Harbor, Armageddon) comes a gripping true story about bravery, camaraderie and the complex reality of war. Black Hawk Down stars an exceptional cast including Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor), Ewan McGregor (Moulin Rouge!), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Eric Bana (Chopper), William Fichtner (The Perfect Storm), Ewen Bremner (Snatch) and Sam Shepard (All The Pretty Horses). In 1993, an elite group of American Rangers and Delta Force soldiers are sent to Somalia on a critical mission to capture a violent warlord whose corrupt regime has lead to the starvation of hundreds of thousands of Somalis. When the mission goes terribly wrong, the men find themselves outnumbered and literally fighting for their lives.
Great for War Junkies
One of the best modern war films to date, it will definitely appeal to the war movie junky and audience of action and drama.
Film direction was fantastic, and it is teeth clenching to watch the american soldiers fight through a city to safety. It makes for great human drama.
The only complaint I have is the overwhelming amount of gunfire and action sequences, that it might be too much even for the average action-seekers, but given the nature of the film and heavy reliance on actual events that took place in Somalia, it is inevitable, and the film has successfully managed to portray the atrocities of war without too much gore and unnecessary violence.
Beware of implications of racial bias and all-american superiority though!
- S$ 9.98
- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Released: 2001
- © 2001 Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- Black Hawk Down (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
- Various Artists