Down

Synopsis: 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 led to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Army Ranges, US Special Forces, and hundreds of Somali gunmen; resulting in the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters. The film focuses on the heroic efforts of various Rangers to get to the downed black hawks, centering on SSG Eversmann, leading the Ranger unit Chalk Four to the first black hawk crash site, Chief 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.
Genre: Drama, History, War
Director(s): Ridley Scott
Production: Sony Pictures
  Won 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 37 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.7
Metacritic:
74
Rotten Tomatoes:
76%
R
Year:
2001
144 min
$108,585,355
Website
9 Views

was reported in the Brooklyn area.

Air traffic at Kennedy Airport

was delayed for more than one hour,

due to a failure in the radar system.

The cause has yet to be established.

An investigation is under way.

Meteorologists say that last night

a record number of lightning strikes

were counted.

Here you are, sweetie.

...otherwise, I've gotta go on

to meet these people.

Come on, man. Careful.

Thank you, ma'am.

Hit it. Hit the button. Going up.

Morning, guys.

Thanks for taking over for me.

There was a traffic jam.

-No problem, I had to wait anyway.

The wife's upstairs taking her class.

-Right. A little Freddie coming up.

Yeah, 32nd week.

Breathe in, breathe out.

Up nice and slowly.

Ok, that's it for today.

See you ladies next week.

Bye. He's been kicking

like hell all week now.

Sounds like his father.

-I'm sure glad he's not around any more.

Well, this is the easiest pregnancy

I've ever had. He's asleep all day.

Are you sure you're pregnant?

-Yeah, or this must be a tumor.

Listen to you. You are so bad.

I can't believe you.

Well, I'm not looking forward

to delivery day, I can tell you that.

Think of all women on the country.

-Yeah, we are the lucky ones.

My we are going fast, aren't we?

-Yeah, is this normal?

Oops, we got a problem.

-One of the express elevators again.

What do you mean, again?

-Something wrong with those lights.

nothing wrong. It'll stop flashing.

Are you sure? My wife always uses them.

-Mark my words.

Let me call maintenance.

See, what did I tell ya?

They spend millions on those elevators.

They can't even buy a decent lamp.

What the hell happened?

-We're stuck.

We were going too fast. -Everybody, ok?

-I think I've sprained my ankle.

Push the alarm.

-Hello? It's dead. It's dead!

Strange, no network.

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Ken Nolan

Ken Nolan () is an American screenwriter and novelist best known for adapting the 2001 biographical war film Black Hawk Down from the non-fiction book of the same name. more…

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