Midnight Express

Midnight Express (1978)

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

  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1978-08-31
  • User Rating: 7.545/10 from 1354 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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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".

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    Writing Oliver Stone Screenplay
    Sound Giorgio Moroder Original Music Composer
    Production Peter Guber Executive Producer
    Production Alan Marshall Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Mary Hillman Makeup Artist
    Production David Puttnam Producer
    Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
    Camera Michael Seresin Director of Photography
    Directing Alan Parker Director
    Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
    Art Geoffrey Kirkland Production Design
    Writing William Hoffer Screenplay
    Writing William Hoffer Novel
    Writing Billy Hayes Screenplay
    Writing Billy Hayes Novel
    Production Garth Thomas Production Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Sarah Monzani Hairstylist
    Art Evan Hercules Art Direction
    Production Richard Green Unit Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Pat Hay Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Penny Steyne Makeup Artist
    Art Katharina Kubrick Art Department Assistant