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.
uncredited as Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson. Williams was in another Harlem crime drama, Hoodlum (1997), which was about 'Bumpy' Johnson. In that, he played gangster 'Bub' Hewlett.
The tops of the fire hydrants seen in the movie were introduced in the 1990s.
At the end of the closing credits, Frank Lucas approaches the camera and fires one shot from a pistol directly at the audience.
$24,028,445 (USA) (2 November 2007)
$130,127,620 (USA) (25 January 2008)
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