Black Hawk Down
Technicals, nine o'clock.
Oh, sh*t! Did you see that?
Chief, we got unarmed civilians
getting shot down here at nine o'clock.
I got it, Matt.
I don't think we can touch this.
Command, Super 64...
...we got militia shooting civilians
at the food distribution centre.
Request permission to engage.
Super 64, are you taking fire? Over.
U.N.'s jurisdiction, 64.
We cannot intervene.
-Return to base. Over.
No, thanks. I got one.
But these are Cuban.
So is this.
Miami, my friend, is not Cuba.
I see not catching Aidid
is becoming a routine.
We weren't trying to catch Aidid.
But am I that important?
-You're just a businessman.
-Trying to make a living.
Yeah. Selling guns to Aidid's militia.
You've been here, what?
you are trying to catch the general.
You put up reward posters.
$25,000. What is this?
Gunfight at the K.O. Corral?
It's the O.K. Corral.
will make him suddenly come to you?
Make him more agreeable?
You know where he sleeps.
You pay for his beds, much less his militia.
We're not leaving Somalia till we find him.
And we will find him.
without running water...
...I am simple, General.
I do know something about history.
See all this? It's simply shaping tomorrow.
of Arkansas white boys' ideas in it.
Well, I wouldn't know about that.
I'm from Texas.
I think you shouldn't have come here.
This is civil war.
This is our war.
That's not a war, Mr. Atto.
Now, you enjoy that tea, you hear?
How'd he strike you?
Urbane, sophisticated, cruel.
Yeah, he's a good catch.
It'll take time, but Aidid will feel the loss.
I'm not sure time is something we got
in great supply.
This isn't Iraq, you know.
Much more complicated than that.
Boss, most of Washington might disagree.
They've been calling for situation reports
every morning this week.
Well, tell them the situation is fragile.
Ladies and gentlemen,
I'm Cliff "Elvis" Wolcott.
I'll be your pilot today.
Federal regulations designate this
a non-smoking Black Hawk helicopter.
Those in Mogadishu frequent flyer program
will earn 100 free credits.
And as always, the air sickness bags
are in the seatback in front of you.
Number one indications are good, Cliff.
Put her on two.
You're still clear.
I've got some bad news.
"Limo" is a word, Durant.
I don't want to hear about it.
It is not a word.
It's an abbreviation of a word.
"Limo" is a word in common usage.
That is the key phrase in Scrabble,
my good friend. Common usage.
If it's not in the dictionary it doesn't count!
It doesn't have to be in the dictionary!
It does have to be in the dictionary!
When we get back to the base,
it's coming off.
You touch my "limo"
and I'll spank you, Nightstalker.
That's a nice beach down there.
How's the water?
Yeah, it's nice and warm.
And it's loaded with sharks.
First name, Todd.
-So, what's it like?
-What's what like?
Mogadishu. The fighting.
Firstly, it's "the Mog" or simply "Mog."
No one calls it Mogadishu here.
Secondly, I wouldn't know
about the fighting, so don't ask.
Didn't I just say, "Don't ask"?
You look like you're about 12,
so let me explain something to you.
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