American History X (1998)

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A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the midst of the dispute about the time he was taking to edit the film, director Tony Kaye attended a meeting with Michael De Luca (then New Line's senior product president). Kaye arranged for a Jewish Rabbi, a Catholic priest and a Buddhist monk to be present at the ... ...


Quotes

Derek Vinyard: Alright listen up, we need to open our eyes. There's over two million illegal immigrants bending down in this state tonight. This state spend three billion dollars last year on services, on people who had no right to be here in the first place. ...


Goofs

When Murray leaves Dr. Sweeney's office, the clock in the lobby jumps from 8:10 to 8:20.


Alternate Versions

The New Line Cinema DVD features 3 scenes deleted from the original theatrical version:

  • A scene in which an elderly black woman is harassed and made to cry on the boardwalk by a bunch of teenage skinheads.
  • A scene after the "party", in which Cameron and Seth go to a café and discuss Derek's change. They then harass a black guy/white girl couple, and then leave. A car is waiting outside, in which several black men watch them leave, before going after them. One black man inside the car remarks "Somebody's gonna get their ass whipped." The aftermath is not shown, but we later learn that Cameron and Seth were attacked.
  • A brief scene in the café near the end in which Derek winks at a little black girl and asks her if he looks okay.


Soundtracks

The White Man Marches On
by Johnny Rebel
[To the tune of Battle Hymn of the Republic.]

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Crime | Drama

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