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American Gangster
7.4 Rating
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7.8 IMDB rating

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Frank Lucas
Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

Richie Roberts
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Huey Lucas
Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin

Detective Trupo
Ted Levine

Ted Levine

Lou Toback
John Hawkes

John Hawkes

Freddie Spearman


Written by
Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian

(written by)
Mark Jacobson

Mark Jacobson



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oscar worthy

7 years, 7 months ago at Nov 13 4:32
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Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe star in "American Gangster" the the movie about the rise and fall of Frank Lucas a herion dealer who buys right from the source. Russell Crowe plays Ritchie Roberts the cop that brought down Frank Lucas. "American Gangster" follows in the tradition of Martin Scorsese's earlier work in "GoodFellas","The Departed",and "casino". "American Gangster" opens with Frank... read more

An amazing crime drama!

7 years, 1 month ago at May 12 7:30
1 vote
"Frank Lucas is the most dangerous man walking the streets of our city."

American Gangster is another film of 2007 that separates the audiences who seek rubbish blockbusters (like Transformers, Spider-Man 3, etc) and those who seek fine filmmaking no matter how slowly the film is paced. To like this film, you must be part of the latter.

Ridley Scott's latest director... read more

Tells it like it is!

7 years, 5 months ago at Jan 20 15:45
1 vote
Every bit as good as I anticipated. Doesn't showboat like some of the great crime films that came before it, it just tells it like it is. Crowe and Washington bring it big time!
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Description: 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. As a result, h ... (more)
Release date: 2 November 2007
Crime (33), Drama (30), Drugs (19), Mafia (19), 2007 (18), Gangster (17), Biography (15), Cops (11), 2000s (9), New York (9), Organized Crime (9), Suicide (8), (8), Murder (8), True Story (8), NYC (7), History (6), Historical (6), Bio (5), Chases (5)
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“American Gangster is a very smooth cool crime story, the story follows Frank Lucas a New York gangster/ druglord and NYPD cop Richie Roberts. You follow Frank from the begining when after his mentor dies, decides to be king of the New York drug scene, and you follow Richie a good cop who leads a small team on the search for Frank. This is a very good crime movie, Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe who are good actors anyway, do a fantastic job. The story is good as well, and beacuse it is based on true events I thnink it helped a lot. If you like a good crime movie, than this movie will not disapoint it is really good.” read more

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