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Article: Black Hawk Down (Script)

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Black Hawk Down (Script)

2001 | War | Action | True Story | Based on a Book | Feature Film

The story of 160 elite U.S. soldiers who dropped into Mogadishu in October 1993 to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord, but found themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. [IMDb]

Written by Ken Nolan
Uncredited screenwriters: Mark Bowden, Stephen Gaghan, Steven Zaillian, Ezna Sands, Sam Shepard, Eric Roth
Based on the book "Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War" by Mark Bowden
Script version: Shooting Script, Numbered Scenes, dated 2001 (for educational purposes only)


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