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Midnight Express (1978)

R
121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Director
Writers
Oliver Stone (screenplay) | Billy Hayes (book) (as William Hayes) | William Hoffer (book)
Cinematographer
Michael Seresin (lighting cameraman)
Production Designer
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Budget
$ 2,300,000
Gross (USA)
$ 35,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 35,000,000
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Release date
Oct 6, 1978 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Brad Davis
Billy Hayes Billy Hayes   See fewer
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Paul L. Smith
Hamidou (as Paul Smith) Hamidou (as Paul Smith)   See fewer
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Randy Quaid
Jimmy Booth Jimmy Booth   See fewer
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Mike Kellin
Mr. Hayes Mr. Hayes   See fewer
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Michael Ensign
Stanley Daniels Stanley Daniels   See fewer
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Gigi Ballista
Chief Judge Chief Judge   See fewer
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Kevork Malikyan
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Joe Zammit Cordina
Airport Customs Officer Airport Customs Officer   See fewer
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Yashaw Adem
Airport Police Chief (as Yashar Adem) Airport Police Chief (as Yashar Adem)   See fewer
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Raad Rawi
Airport Security Chief Airport Security Chief   See fewer
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Tony Boyd
Aslan Aslan   See fewer
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Zannino
Police Detective (as Zanninos Zanninou) Police Detective (as Zanninos Zanninou)   See fewer
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Mihalis Giannatos
Court Translator (as Michael Yannatos) Court Translator (as Michael Yannatos)   See fewer
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Alan Parker
Long-Haired Man at Airport (uncredited) Long-Haired Man at Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 63,658 votes