Overview

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.

  1. Mark Jacobson

    Writer

  2. Steven Zaillian

    Screenplay

  3. Ridley Scott

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Frank Lucas

  2. Russell Crowe

    Russell Crowe

    Richie Roberts

  3. Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Huey Lucas

  4. Josh Brolin

    Josh Brolin

    Detective Trupo

  5. Lymari Nadal

    Lymari Nadal

    Eva

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American Gangster
American Gangster

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Status Released

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  • November 2, 2007
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 37m

Budget $100,000,000.00

Revenue $266,465,037.00

Homepage http://www.americangangster.net/

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