American History X (1998)

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Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. 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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 83% / Audience 96%

Rated R,  1 hr 58 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Tony Kaye
CAST
Edward Norton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Avery Brooks

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Edward Norton Derek Vinyard
Edward Furlong Danny Vinyard
Beverly D'Angelo Doris Vinyard
Avery Brooks Dr. Bob Sweeney
Jennifer Lien Davina Vinyard
Ethan Suplee Seth Ryan
Stacy Keach Cameron Alexander
Fairuza Balk Stacey
Elliott Gould Murray
Guy Torry Lamont
William Russ Dennis Vinyard
Joe Cortese Rasmussen (as Joe Cortese)