American Gangster (2007)

R  |   |  Biography, Crime, Drama


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In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.


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Trivia

Screenwriter Terry George was brought on to rewrite the script, in order to downsize the project's budget to fifty million dollars, when it was first revitalized in March 2005. George had planned on reuniting with his Hotel Rwanda (2004) lead, Don Cheadle, to portray Frank Lucas. After George's ... ...


Quotes

Bumpy Johnson: Happy Thanksgiving!


Goofs

When Frank and Bumpy toss turkeys out of the back of the truck, a DirectTV satellite dish is on the roof of a building.


Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, Frank Lucas approaches the camera and fires one shot from a pistol directly at the audience.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

2 November 2007

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,299 (Estonia) (4 November 2007)

Gross:

$130,164,645 (USA)

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