American Gangster (2007)

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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 80% / Audience 87%

8/10

Rated R 2 hr 37 mins

GENRES
Crime • Drama
DIRECTION
Ridley Scott
CAST
Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Denzel Washington Frank Lucas
Russell Crowe Richie Roberts
Chiwetel Ejiofor Huey Lucas
Josh Brolin Detectice Trupo
Lymari Nadal Eva
Ted Levine Lou Toback
Roger Guenveur Smith Nate
John Hawkes Freddie Spearman
RZA Moses Jones
Yul Vazquez Alfonso Abruzzo
Malcolm Goodwin Jimmy Zee
Ruby Dee Mama Lucas