Midnight Express DVD


Brad Davis (The Player) and John Hurt (Alien) star in this riveting true story of a young American's nightmarish experiences in a Turkish prison and his unforgettable journey to freedom.Busted for attempting to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul American college student Billy Hayes (Davies) is thrown into the city's most brutal jail. After suffering through four years of sadistic torture and inhuman conditions Billy is about to be released when his parole is denied. Only his inner courage and the support of a fellow inmate (Hurt) give him the strength to catch the Midnight... Express (prison code for escape). [show more]

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04 February 2008
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 
121 minutes 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Story of a man who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Alan Parker directs this prison drama based on the autobiographical novel by Billy Hayes. The film follows Hayes (Brad Davis)'s journey as an American student in 1970's Turkey. While trying to leave the country Hayes is caught smuggling four pounds of hashish and finds himself facing the prospect of several years in a Turkish prison. While his family at home attempt to have him freed, he undergoes hellish experiences in jail.

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