Midnight Express

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Midnight Express (1978)

R 121 min - Drama, Crime - 31 augustus 1978
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Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

Director:  Alan Parker

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Storyline

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".


Collections: Alan Parker

Tagline: Walk into the incredible true experience of Billy Hayes, and bring all the courage you can!

Genres: Drama, Crime

Details

Language:  English, Malti, French
Release Date:  31 augustus 1978

Box Office

Budget:  $2.300.000
Revenue:  $35.000.000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures, Casablanca Filmworks

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 01 min