Midnight Express

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True story of a young American drug smuggler who eventually escaped a Turkish prison where he endured years of inhumane treatment. Gripping and realistic Best Picture Oscar nominee!
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True story of a young American drug smuggler who eventually escaped a Turkish prison where he endured years of inhumane treatment. Gripping and realistic Best Picture Oscar nominee!

Original Release

08/10/1978

US Release

10/06/1978

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Cast

Directors

Alan Parker

Writers

Oliver Stone, William Hoffer, Billy Hayes

Cast

Bo Hopkins Tex
Brad Davis Billy Hayes
Irene Miracle Susan
John Hurt Max
Randy Quaid Jimmy Booth
Michael Ensign Stanley Daniels
Paul L. Smith Hamidou
Norbert Weisser Erich
Mike Kellin Mr. Hayes
Franco Diogene Yesil
Paolo Bonacelli Rifki
Yashar Adem Airport Police Chief
Kevork Malikyan Prosecutor
Gigi Ballista Chief Judge
Vic Tablian Star
Peter Jeffrey Ahmet
Joe Zammit Cordina Airport Customs Officer
Raad Rawi Airport Security Chief
Tony Boyd Aslan
Zannino Police Detective

Producers

Peter Guber Executive Producer
Alan Marshall Producer
David Puttnam Producer

Editors

Gerry Hambling

1979 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1979 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1979 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1979 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Won
1979 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1979 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1979 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1979 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture Acting Debut - Male Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture Acting Debut - Female Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
1979 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Won
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