American Gangster

There are two sides to the American dream.

American Gangster (2007)


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: 7.1/10 from 574 votes
Release Date: 2007-11-02
Status: Released
Run time: 157 min / 2:37
Production Companies : Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Relativity Media, Film Rites
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


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
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
as Turner Lucas
as Stevie Lucas
Kevin Corrigan
as Campizi
KaDee Strickland
as Richie's Attorney
Chance Kelly
as MP
Larry Mitchell
as FBI Agent
Tom O'Rourke
as Banker


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
Art Nicholas Lundy Art Direction
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Camera David Lee Still Photographer
Art Arthur Max Production Design
Art Leslie E. Rollins Set Decoration
Art Beth A. Rubino Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Janty Yates Costume Design
Crew Rob Harris Unit Publicist
Directing Mary A. Kelly Script Supervisor
Camera Larry McConkey Steadicam Operator
Camera Larry McConkey Camera Operator
Sound William Sarokin Production Sound Mixer
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Karen Baker Landers Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Christopher Assells Sound Effects Editor
Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Effects Editor
Sound Peter Staubli Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jon Title Sound Effects Editor
Editing Kimaree Long Dialogue Editor
Editing Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
Sound George Leong Boom Operator
Sound Kathy Nelson Music Supervisor
Sound Del Spiva Music Editor
Production Angela Quiles Production Coordinator
Art Julia G. Hickman Art Department Coordinator

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