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.
Ray Liotta was originally a choice for the role of Richie Roberts.
When Frank drives to Washington, D.C., he passes a sign reading I-395. The name first appeared in the late 1970s.
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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