Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down Brief Information

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American war film directed by Ridley Scott, director of Gladiator. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden, which chronicles the events of the Battle of Mogadishu, a raid integral to the United States' effort to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid.

The film features a large ensemble cast, including Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner and Sam Shepard. The film won two Oscars for Best Film Editing and Best Sound at the 74th Academy Awards. The film was received positively by American film critics, but was strongly criticized by Somalis.

Black Hawk Down News

• Sam Shepard, playwright and actor, dead at 73
• Hans Zimmer pens new Superman score for 'Man of Steel'
• Ridley Scott to direct 'Vatican' TV pilot for Showtime
• Tony Scott family creates scholarship fund for filmmakers

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