American Gangster Full Movie

American Gangster posterPlot: 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.
Rating: 7.8/10 (334605 votes)
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Runtime: 157 min
Rated: R
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Released: 2007 Nov 02
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