Randall Larsen Productions

Bringing Great Stories in Film and Print to the American Public

Featured Project

March 29, 2019 World Premiere the Army Navy Club in Washington DC

BLACK HAWK DOWN: The Untold Story

  • 10th annual Home Media Awards – Best Documentary Movie
  • Amazon # 1 Best-Selling Documentary, April 2019

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DVD includes 50 minutes of bonus material.

Available for streaming on Amazon Prime
Available for streaming on ValorousTV.


Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story is a documentary film on the heroic efforts of the soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (2-14). These men demonstrated extraordinary courage, skill, and discipline as they fought their way into a “baited ambush” to rescue the special operations forces pinned down at the crash site of Super Six-One while also attempting a rescue at the crash site of Super Six-Four. Two soldiers from the 2-14 were killed and eighteen wounded in what many have described as the most ferocious urban combat since the Battle for Huế during the Tet Offensive in 1968.

Senior Advisors:

  • General Bill Begert, USAF (Ret), former commander, Pacific Air Forces
  • Lieutenant General Franklin “Buster” Hagenbeck, USA (Ret), former 10th Mountain Division Commanding General and former Superintendent of West Point
  • Colonel Lee Van Arsdale, USA (Ret), a former squadron commander in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Delta Force) who fought alongside the men of 2-14 during the rescue mission
  • Doug Schmidt, Military Historian focusing on the 10th Mountain Division

Executive Producer/Director: Colonel Randall Larsen, USAF (Ret)
Producers: Jason Greene, Michelle Greene, Adam Stone
Editor: Andrew King

Recent Screenings

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, October 14, 2019 [Poster, PDF]

The Federalist. "Honoring America’s Soldiers Means Never Deploying Them Unless Necessary" by Randall Larsen.
Army Times. "New ‘Black Hawk Down’ documentary tells story of soldiers who saved Rangers, Delta Force troops" by Todd South, March 30, 2019.

Stars and Stripes. "The Making of Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story" by Craig Fox, Sept. 24, 2018.

North Country Public Radio. "25 years after Black Hawk Down, new documentary tells the 10th Mountain Division's story" by Sarah Harris, November 8, 2018.

Download the movie poster! [PDF, 22MB] [JPEG, 2MB]

View the movie poster signed by veterans of the battle! [JPEG, 2MB]

Available now at www.valoroustv.com

Operation Whitecoat

During the Cold War, more than 2,300 non-combatant conscientious objectors from the Seventh-day Adventist church volunteered to serve their country by participating in U. S. Army medical experiments focused on developing defensive medical countermeasures against the Soviet Union’s bio-warfare capabilities. These volunteers were exposed to experimental vaccines and infectious pathogens. 

Operation Whitecoat tells the story of these patriots–their commitment to both their religious principles and desire to serve in America's defense, their courage to participate in these tests, and their contributions that went far beyond Army biodefense.

More about the movie can be found at operationwhitecoatmovie.com.

Producer/Director: Colonel Randall Larsen, USAF (Ret)
Producer/Director/Editor: Aashish Edakadampil

Past Projects

Virginia Film Festival Winner, 2011Wounded Warriors Resilience, video still

Wounded Warriors' Resilience

An award-winning NSPYRGoodBlood short documentary film about the extraordinary sacrifice and inspiring resilience of brave American men and women in uniform who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11, been wounded, and are role models of the human capacity to overcome adversity. It premiered at the Newseum in DC and screened at film festivals around the country.
Role: Producer
View on YouTube. (20 minutes)

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If Not Me, Then Who?

Dr. Lewis Rubinson talks about his experiences during the summer of 2014 at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. The physician he replaced had been infected with Ebola and evacuated. More than 20 nurses had been infected, and 15 had died. Dr. Rubinson talks about the challenges and low-cost solutions that could have saved many lives. This film is being presented at a series of CDC-funded Ebola workshops in Texas.
Role: Director/Producer/Editor
View on Vimeo. (14 minutes)

D. A. Henderson Interviews

These four videos, filmed in 2013, were featured at the November 4, 2016 memorial ceremony for Dr. D. A. Henderson. D. A. served for 10 years as the Director of the World Health Organization’s global smallpox eradication campaign. Smallpox, a lethal and contagious disease, killed more than 300 million people during the 20th century, but not one since 1980. Smallpox is the only human disease eradicated, and no single individual played a more important role in the eradication program--an effort many consider to be one of the greatest accomplishments of the human race.
Role: Director/Producer/Editor
View on www.dahendersoninterviews.org

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Faster Vaccines

With Senators Bob Graham (D-FL) and Jim Talent (R-MO)
Faster Vaccines asks why America is using 50-year old technology to produce important vaccines. Produced by the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism in 2009.
Role: Writer/Producer
View on YouTube. (3 minutes)

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Interview with Senator Tom Daschle

Senator Daschle recalls his experiences on 9/11 and a few weeks later when he received an anthrax letter.
Role: Director/Producer
View on upmchealthsecurity.org. (6 minutes)

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Interview with D.A. Henderson & Richard Danzig

An interview with two of America’s leading experts on biodefense.
Role: Interviewer
View on upmchealthsecurity.org. (40 minutes)

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WE SERVED TOO: The Story of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

This documentary played on 223 PBS stations in the fall of 2013.  
Watch on Vimeo.com
For a DVD copy go to weservedtoothemovie.com/
Role: Presenting Sponsor


About Randall Larsen

Randall Larsen is the CEO of Randall Larsen Presents, a company dedicated to bringing great stories in film and print to the American public. He also serves as the National Security Advisor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

From 1998-2012, Larsen served in a variety of executive positions in national and homeland security including:

  • Chairman, Department of Military Strategy and Operations at the National War College
  • Founding Director, Institute for Homeland Security
  • Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University
  • Executive Director of the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
  • CEO, The Bipartisan WMD Terrorism Research Center

Larsen is the author of Our Own Worst Enemy: Asking the Right Questions About Security to Protect You, Your Family, and America (Grand Central, 2007).  His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Business Week.

Colonel Larsen retired in July 2000 after serving in both the Army and Air Force for a combined total of 32 years of active duty military service. His flying career began as a 19-year old Cobra pilot in the 101st Airborne Division. He flew 400 combat missions in Vietnam. He is a command pilot with more than 4,000 hours and also served as military attaché at the US Embassy in Bangkok, the chief of legislative liaison at the US Transportation Command, and the commander of America’s fleet of VIP aircraft at Andrews AFB MD. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, 17 awards of the Air Medal (3 with “V” Device for Valor), and the South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Direct any inquiries about Randall Larsen Presents to info@randalllarsenpresents.com.