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Ridley Scott's American Gangster is a brutal, slick, and stylish portrayal of real life cult figure and international drug smuggler Frank Lucas. With tangled webs, deceit, strong aggression, shady characters and sinister plans, American Gangster has the gritty and pleasurable nostalgia of classic gangster films such as The Godfather and Scarface.
Drug-kingpin Frank Lucas smuggles heroin into the US by hiding it with the bodies of soldiers killed during battle in Vietnam. By delivering a product that is far superior to his competitors, Lucas has rapidly established his status as Harlem's most innovative drug dealer. While Lucas delicately constructs his own criminal empire, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), one of the few honest detectives in a corrupt system, senses a sizeable shift within the hierarchy of the drug underworld and sets out to investigate this hitherto unknown power player that has come out of the shadows to dominate the drug trade. But with Detective Trupo (Josh Brolin), Roberts' crooked and jealous colleague, wanting to obstruct and ruin the integrity of his idealistic counterpart, Roberts is left with little option other than to take desperate measures to end Lucas' rule in Harlem.
Feature Commentary By Ridley Scott And Steven Zaillian
Deleted Scenes Including An Alternate Opening
Uncovering The Past: The Real Frank Lucas And Richie Roberts
Fallen Empire: Making American Gangster
The BET Special: The Making Of American Gangster
Dateline NBC: American Gangster First Look
Hip Hop Infusion Featuring Common and T.I.
U Control: go Beyond The Movie And Customise Your Own Hi Def Experience, Enjoy Interactive Features Without Stopping The Movie
Picture In Picture: With Just One Click, Access Interactive Cast And Crew Interviews And Behind The Scenes Footage Using The Picture In Picture Feature While You Watch The Movie.
Actors Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Roger Guenveur Smith, John Hawkes, RZA, Yul Vazquez, Malcolm Goodwin, Ruby Dee & Carla Gugino
Director Ridley Scott
Certificate 18 years and over
Screen Widescreen 1.85:1
Languages English - DTS-HD Master Audio (5.1)
Additional Languages French ; Italian ; German ; Spanish ; Japanese
English for the hearing impaired ; French ; Italian ; German ; Spanish ; Japanese ; Korean ; Swedish ; Danish ; Finnish ; Dutch ; Norwegian ; Portuguese ; Mandarin
Duration 2 hours and 37 minutes (approx)
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