American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007) is a Biography, Crime, Drama film directed by 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. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. It is also the story of a dedicated and honest policeman, Richie Roberts, who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story. IMDB


Directed By – Ridley Scott

Genre – Biography, Crime, Drama

Cast – Denzel Washington , Lymari Nadal , Russell Crowe , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Josh Brolin , Skyler Fortgang , Roger Guenveur Smith , RZA , Malcolm Goodwin , Ruben Santiago-Hudson , Carla Gugino , Ted Levine , John Hawkes , Yul Vazquez , Ruby Dee

In Theaters – 2 November 2007

Duration – 157 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : There are two sides to the American dream.

Story Writers: Steven Zaillian , Mark Jacobson

Country: UK , USA

Language: English

Production Company : WR Universal Group , Universal Pictures , Film Rites , Imagine Entertainment , Scott Free Productions , Relativity Media