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American Gangster

2007 , 2h 37m
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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
  • Writer: Mark Jacobson
  • Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal

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Film Awards

12 wins47 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Achievement in Art Direction

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Ratings

7.8
80%
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Cast

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    American Gangster FAQ

    The runtime of American Gangster is 157 minutes.
    On November 21, 2020, there were 5233 public reaction to American Gangster including non-stop action, miscarriage of justice, morally dubious, morally bankrupt, with memorable moments.
    The production budget of American Gangster was 100,000,000 USD.
    On November 21, 2020, the IMDB rating of American Gangster is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 80/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The certification of American Gangster is NR,R.
    The casts of American Gangster are Denzel Washington starring as Frank Lucas, Russell Crowe starring as Richie Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor starring as Huey Lucas, Josh Brolin starring as Detective Trupo, Lymari Nadal starring as Eva, Ted Levine starring as Lou Toback.
    The release date of American Gangster is November 02, 2007.
    The genre of American Gangster is Drama,Crime.
    The revenue of American Gangster was 266,465,037 USD.
    American Gangster won 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2008 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, 2008 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 2008 Empire Awards, UK, 2008 Gran Premio Internazionale del Doppiaggio, 2008 Sant Jordi Awards, 2008 World Soundtrack Awards, 2008 World Stunt Awards, 2007 African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), 2007 Alliance of Women Film Journalists and 1 others.
    The director of American Gangster is Ridley Scott.
    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..