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Midnight Express

1978 Rated R 2hr 1m

Arrested in 1970 after trying to smuggle two kilos of hash out of Turkey, American student Billy Hayes faces a nightmare 30-year jail sentence. The young man's harsh recollections form the basis for this chilling tale of survival.

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Movie Details

Awards
1979 BAFTA®
1979 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
AFI®
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1979 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: John Hurt
  • Best Director nominee: Alan Parker
Ratings
R
Adult content, graphic language, nudity and violence

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1

Subtitles

French, English

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; making-of featurette; photo gallery.