R | | Crime, Drama
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Edward Furlong and Edward Norton constantly changed around the script and made Tony Kaye's vision of American History X not what he envisioned and made him not want to make the movie anymore. He was so unsatisfied with Norton's performance that he still, to this day feels the movie is unfinished.
I'm sorry, Derek. I'm sorry that happened to you.
Derek Vinyard: I'm not. I'm lucky. I feel lucky because it's wrong, Danny. It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this shit? It was ...
In the black vs. white basketball game, Derek makes a shot and then Seth says, "Should've passed it to me I was wide open." His mouth doesn't match these words.
The version released with the certificate 'UA' (Certificate #VFL/VV/2/19/2009-MUM) in the city of Mumbai, India, had the violence cut by 50%.
$1,340,166 (USA) (22 November 1998)
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