American History X (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama

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A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.


  • Fairuza Balk and Edward Furlong in American History X (1998)
  • Edward Norton in American History X (1998)
  • Danny
  • Edward Furlong and Edward Norton in American History X (1998)
  • Edward Furlong in American History X (1998)

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Edward Norton was said to have re-edited the film to lengthen his screen time. Director Tony Kaye then attempted to get his own name removed from the credits but violated a Directors' Guild of America rule that states that directors that use pseudonyms (such as "Alan Smithee") must ... ...


Derek Vinyard: See this?
Derek Vinyard: That means "Not welcome".


When Derek comforts Danny in the bathroom after he has been shot, we see a shot of the detective. If you look closely behind him, you can make out the pole of a boom mic. The background is slightly blurry, but it's there.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Crime | Drama


Release Date:

20 November 1998



Country of Origin


Box Office


$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,340,166 (USA) (22 November 1998)


$6,719,864 (USA)

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