American Gangster

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Director

Ridley Scott

Cast

Denzel Washington as Frank Lucas

Russell Crowe as Richie Roberts

Chiwetel Ejiofor as Huey Lucas

Cuba Gooding Jr. as Nicky Barnes

Josh Brolin as Detective Trupo

Ted Levine as Lou Toback

Armand Assante as Dominic Cattano

RZA as Moses Jones

John Ortiz as Javier J. Rivera

John Hawkes as Freddie Spearman

Roger Guenveur Smith as Nate

Ruby Dee as Mamma Lucas

Idris Elba as Tango

Carla Gugino as Laurie Roberts

Writers

Steven Zaillian (written by)

Mark Jacobson (article)


Summary

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, a North Carolina born heroin smuggler during the Vietnam War.

Genre

Drama, Crime, Biography

Released

November 2, 2007 (US)

Runtime

2hrs 37min

MPAA

R, for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality

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