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American History X

1998 , 1h 59m
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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, Beverly D'Angelo, Elliott Gould, Ethan Suplee

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4 wins19 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actor in a Leading Role

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  • Satellite Awards

    Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

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  • Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

    Best Actor

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8.5
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    American History X FAQ

    The release date of American History X is October 30, 1998.
    The revenue of American History X was 23,875,127 USD.
    On November 20, 2020, 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 8/10.
    The production budget of American History X was 20,000,000 USD.
    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 genre of American History X is Drama.
    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.
    American History X won 1999 Satellite Awards, 1999 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, 1999 Taormina International Film Festival, 1998 Awards Circuit Community Awards.
    The certification of American History X is R.
    The runtime of American History X is 119 minutes.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5242 public reaction to American History X including Oscar-worthy performance, perfect casting, great acting, superb acting, adult theme.