Midnight Express 45 years old

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

Midnight Express

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".

Credits

Midnight Express Cast

Name Character
Bo Hopkins He was 36, now 82 years old as Tex
John Hurt He was 38, 77 years old when he died as Max
Irene Miracle She was 24, now 69 years old as Susan
Norbert Weisser He was 32, now 78 years old as Erich
Franco Diogene He was 30, 57 years old when he died as Yesil
Michael Ensign He was 34, now 80 years old as Stanley Daniels
Raad Rawi as Airport Security Chief
Brad Davis He was 28, 41 years old when he died as Billy Hayes
Paul L. Smith He was 42, 75 years old when he died as Hamidou
Kevork Malikyan He was 35, now 81 years old as Prosecutor
Peter Jeffrey He was 49, 70 years old when he died as Ahmet
Mike Kellin He was 56, 61 years old when he died as Mr. Hayes
Mihalis Giannatos He was 37, 72 years old when he died as Court Translator
Paolo Bonacelli He was 39, now 85 years old as Rifki
Randy Quaid He was 28, now 73 years old as Jimmy Booth
Zannino He was 55, 71 years old when he died as Police Detective
Vic Tablian He was 21, now 24 years old as Star

Midnight Express Crew

Name Department
Alan Marshall as Producer. He was 40 (now 85) years old Production
Gerry Hambling as Editor. He was 52 (86) years old when He died Editing
Mary Hillman as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Geoffrey Kirkland as Production Design. He was 39 (now 85) years old Art
David Appleby as Still Photographer. Camera
William Hoffer as Novel. He was 35 (53) years old when He died Writing
William Hoffer as Screenplay. He was 35 (53) years old when He died Writing
David Puttnam as Producer. He was 37 (now 83) years old Production
Billy Hayes as Novel. He was 31 (now 77) years old Writing
Billy Hayes as Screenplay. He was 31 (now 77) years old Writing
Garth Thomas as Production Manager. He was 14 (now 60) years old Production
Midnight Express poster
Midnight Express (45 years)

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

  • Release day: Thursday, August 31, 1978
  • Runtime: 121 minutes
  • Budget: 2300000.00
  • Revenue: 35000000.00