American Gangster

There are two sides to the American dream.

American Gangster (2007)

CrimeDrama

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. Based on a true story.

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Steven Zaillian

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Score: 6.8/10 from 264 votes
Release Date: 2007-11-02
Status: Released
Run time: 157 min / 2:37
Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Relativity Media, Scott Free Productions
Production Country: United States of America

Casts

Denzel Washington
as Frank Lucas
Russell Crowe
as Richie Roberts
Chiwetel Ejiofor
as Huey Lucas
Josh Brolin
as Detectice Trupo
Lymari Nadal
as Eva
Ted Levine
as Lou Toback
Roger Guenveur Smith
as Nate
John Hawkes
as Freddie Spearman
RZA
as Moses Jones
Yul Vazquez
as Alfonso Abruzzo
Malcolm Goodwin
as Jimmy Zee
Ruby Dee
as Mama Lucas
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Doc
Carla Gugino
as Laurie Roberts
Skyler Fortgang
as Michael Roberts
John Ortiz
as Javier J. Rivera
Cuba Gooding Jr.
as Nicky Barnes
Armand Assante
as Dominic Cattano
Kathleen Garrett
as Mrs. Dominic Cattano
Joe Morton
as Charlie Williams
Ritchie Coster
as Joey Sadano
Idris Elba
as Tango
Common
as Turner Lucas
T.I.
as Stevie Lucas
Kevin Corrigan
as Campizi
KaDee Strickland
as Richie's Attorney
Chance Kelly
as MP

Crew

Directing Ridley Scott Director
Writing Steven Zaillian Screenplay
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Production Ridley Scott Producer
Production Michael Costigan Executive Producer
Production Branko Lustig Executive Producer
Production James Whitaker Executive Producer
Camera Harris Savides Director of Photography
Editing Pietro Scalia Editor
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Sound Marc Streitenfeld Original Music Composer

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