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American History X

1998-10-30 | Drama
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Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.
Director: Tony Kaye
Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

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Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did..
The certification of American History X is R.
The runtime of American History X is 119 minutes.
American History X won 1999 Satellite Awards, 1999 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, 1999 Taormina International Film Festival, 1998 Awards Circuit Community Awards.
The release date of American History X is October 30, 1998.
The casts of American History X are Edward Norton starring as Derek Vinyard, Edward Furlong starring as Danny Vinyard, Beverly D'Angelo starring as Doris Vinyard, Elliott Gould starring as Murray, Ethan Suplee starring as Seth Ryan, Fairuza Balk starring as Stacey.
The director of American History X is Tony Kaye.
The genre of American History X is Drama.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of American History X is 8.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 83/100, Metacritic rating is 62/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The revenue of American History X was 23,875,127 USD.
On June 11, 2021, there were 5297 public reaction to American History X including more rewarding, build a scene, for pandemic era, role model, heartfelt performance.
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