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American Gangster

American Gangster

Year
Genre
Personal Score
Public Score
   7.4 / 10 (1564 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
157 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Imagine Entertainment,
Universal Pictures,
Scott Free Productions,
Relativity Media,
Film Rites
Budget
$100,000,000
Revenue
$266,465,037
Release Date
November 2, 2007
Director
Ridley Scott
Producers
Brian Grazer,
Ridley Scott,
Michael Costigan (executive),
Branko Lustig (executive),
James Whitaker (executive),
Nicholas Pileggi (executive),
Steven Zaillian (executive)
Writer
Steven Zaillian

Summary

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. Based on a true story.
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