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American Gangster - EXTENDED (2007)  link to American Gangster on IMDb

Number: 229

cover American Gangster

IMDB Rating: star star star star star star star star star star

Country: USA, 157 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: Ridley Scott

Cast: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal

Medium: Original DVD

Plot Outline:
Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. It is also the story of a dedicated and honest policeman, Richie Roberts, who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story.

Comments: Universal;UPC0251932228024;;2-Disc Unrated Edtended Edition;

Loaned: No

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