Picks and Pans Review: Midnight Express

updated 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (9-11:25 p.m. ET)

Parental discretion is advised for this unabashedly violent 1978 drama, which won an Oscar nomination for best film. Brad Davis stars as an American student socked away in a subhuman Turkish prison after he tries to leave Istanbul with two kilos of hashish tucked under his shirt. John Hurt and Randy Quaid perform ably in supporting roles.

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

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