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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.
In the late 1980s, screenwriter Thomas Lee Wright wrote an outline of The Godfather: Part III (1990) for Francis Ford Coppola. Included in Wright's version was a character based off of famed Harlem gangster, Leroy 'Nicky' Barnes (portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr. in this film). During the time that Coppola was considering this idea, Wright discussed the ... ...
Before the heroin house raid Richie grabs a shotgun in the hallway, the shotgun is considered evidence and by using the shotgun, he tampered with evidence.
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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