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Black Hawk Down


Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore View All


Ridley Scott (Director), Ken Nolan (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 28th, 2001
Runtime: 2 hours, 24 minutes
When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
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Black Hawk Down is no different in that regard, because while it is a rather technically impressive film due to its unflinchingly in-your-face portrayal of a war zone during a drawn-out instance of combat, it kind of suffers due to its fairly basic attempt at characterisation.
The Rodent
After that, the entire mission becomes one giant cluster-f**k and another Black Hawk helicopter is downed by the enemy forces.