– AMERICAN GANGSTER directed by Ridley Scott starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe
Genre : Thriller- Crime- Drama
Director Ridley Scott spins this yarn concerning a Harlem drug kingpin (Denzel Washington) who smuggles heroin into the country by hiding it in the bodies of U.S. soldiers killed during battle in Vietnam.
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver for one of the inner city’s leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream.
Rating : 7.5/10
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- http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/02/movies/02gang.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 (ny times review)
- 25 Favorite Movies – American Gangster (2007) (gerielsasserwriter.wordpress.com)
- Ridley Scott’s Latest 10 Movies vs. Greatest 10 Movies (sleeplessthought.wordpress.com)
- 50 Cent Fake Cries And Really Acts In Audition For “American Gangster” (VIDEO) (allhiphop.com)
- Denzel Washington Donates $1M To Save Africa’s Children (atlantablackstar.com)
- Ridley Scott on being a Director. (vhubarc.wordpress.com)