American Gangster

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American Gangster (2007)

NR 157 min - Drama, Crime - 2 november 2007
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Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.

Director:  Ridley Scott
Writers:  Mark Jacobson
Stars:  Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Roger Guenveur Smith, John Hawkes, RZA, Yul Vazquez, Malcolm Goodwin, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Carla Gugino, Skyler Fortgang, John Ortiz, Cuba Gooding Jr., Armand Assante, Kathleen Garrett, Joe Morton, Ritchie Coster, Bari K. Willerford, Idris Elba, Common, Albert Jones, J. Kyle Manzay, T.I., Quisha Saunders, Kevin Corrigan, Robert Funaro, Jon Polito, Tom O'Rourke, Robert C. Kirk, KaDee Strickland, Jon DeVries, Jim R. Coleman, Gavin Grazer, Linda Powell, Norman Reedus, Chance Kelly, Larry Mitchell, Eddie Rouse, Maryann Urbano, Cedric Sanders, Roger Bart, Eric Silver, Saycon Sengbloh, Conor Romero, Daniel Hilt, Daniel Farcher, Jason Furlani, Chris McKinney, Ric Young, Dan Moran, Chuck Cooper, Kevin Geer, Hamilton Clancy, Sam Freed, Joey Klein, Scott Dillin, Anthony Hamilton, Sarah Hudnut, Tyson Hall, Bryant Pearson, Al Santos, Neville White, Jeff Mantel, Panama Redd, Fab 5 Freddy, Fatima Robinson, Celestine Rae, Monique Lea-Gall, Shannon MacMillan, Latonya Tolbert, Cicily Daniels, Brian Albanese, Brian Keith Allen, Ephraim Benton, Myo Campbell, John Cenatiempo, J.W. Cortes, Cris D'Annunzio, Ernest Dancy, Michael Den Dekker, Mark DiConzo, Kevin van Doorslaer, Monique Dupree, Joseph Ferrante, Eddie Goines, Kelvin Hale, Gabriel Hansen, Jermel Howard, Hristo Hristov, Atif Lanier, Artie Pasquale, Nick Poltoranin, Kevin Pinassi, Paula Rittie, Billy Smith, Aija Terauda, Philippe Vonlanthen, Clarence Williams III, Brad Lee Wind, Ray Wineteer, Dolores Winn, Tammy Vaughn, Frances Mignano, Tina Lorraine, Louis Rosario, George Lee Miles

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Storyline

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.


Collections: Ridley Scott

Tagline: There are two sides to the American dream

Genres: Drama, Crime

Details

Official Website:  http://www.americangangster.net/
Language:  English
Release Date:  2 november 2007

Box Office

Budget:  $100.000.000
Revenue:  $266.465.037

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 37 min