Midnight Express Poster

Release Date: February 8th, 2004

DVD Release Date: October 27th, 1998

R|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) is a young American caught by Turkish police while attempting to smuggle hash out of Istanbul. He's tried and sent to prison for four years, where he endures all manner of privation and abuse. As he finishes up his time, he's shocked to learn that the Turkish High Court has added a further 30 years to his sentence. He is now thoroughly demoralized, and his life in prison grows increasingly unbearable until he concludes that escape is his only option.

Cast: Brad Davis, Randy Quaid, John Hurt, Bo Hopkins, Paul L. Smith, Mike Kellin, Norbert Weisser, Irene Miracle

Director: Alan Parker

Genres: Drama, Biography