R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
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.
Richie drives a rear-engined Volkswagen 1600 Variant. He opens the front trunk without pulling the trunk opener, located in glove compartment.
At the end of the closing credits, Frank Lucas approaches the camera and fires one shot from a pistol directly at the audience.
The 175 min.-unrated extended version includes approx. 19 minutes of additional footage not seen in the theatrical release. Among the highlights are:
English, Thai, Spanish
$43,565,135 4 November 2007