R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
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 ... ...
When Frank and Bumpy toss turkeys out of the back of the truck, a DirectTV satellite dish is on the roof of a building.
At the end of the closing credits, Frank Lucas approaches the camera and fires one shot from a pistol directly at the audience.
$34,299 (Estonia) (4 November 2007)
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