American Gangster

Poster for the movie "American Gangster"
Poster for the movie "American Gangster"

American Gangster (2007)

R 157 min - Drama, Crime - November 2, 2007, November 2, 2007
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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. Based on a true story.

Director:  Ridley Scott

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Storyline

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. Based on a true story.


Collections: Ridley Scott

Tagline: There are two sides to the American dream.

Genres: Drama, Crime

Details

Official Website:  http://www.americangangster.net/
Language:  English

Box Office

Budget:  $100,000,000
Revenue:  $266,465,037

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 37 min