American Gangster (2007)

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.

Directing:
  • Ridley Scott

Writing:
  • Steven Zaillian
  • Mark Jacobson

Stars:
Release Date: 2007-11-02
themoviedb icon 7.4/10
  • Country: GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 157
  • Budget: $100,000,000
  • Revenue: $266,465,037
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washin...
Frank Lucas
Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
Richie Roberts
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejio...
Huey Lucas
Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin
Detective Trupo
Lymari Nadal
Lymari Nadal
Eva
Ted Levine
Ted Levine
Lou Toback
Roger Guenveur Smith
Roger Guenveu...
Nate
John Hawkes
John Hawkes
Freddie Spearman
RZA
RZA
Moses Jones
Yul Vazquez
Yul Vazquez
Alfonso Abruzzo
Malcolm Goodwin
Malcolm Goodw...
Jimmy Zee
Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
Mama Lucas
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Ruben Santiag...
Doc
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino
Laurie Roberts
Skyler Fortgang
Skyler Fortga...
Michael Roberts
John Ortiz
John Ortiz
Javier J. Rivera
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding...
Nicky Barnes
Armand Assante
Armand Assant...
Dominic Cattano
Kathleen Garrett
Kathleen Garr...
Mrs. Dominic Cattano
Joe Morton
Joe Morton
Charlie Williams
Ritchie Coster
Ritchie Coste...
Joey Sadano
Idris Elba
Idris Elba
Tango
Common
Common
Turner Lucas
T.I.
T.I.
Stevie Lucas
Kevin Corrigan
Kevin Corriga...
Campizi
KaDee Strickland
KaDee Strickl...
Richie's Attorney
Chance Kelly
Chance Kelly
MP
Larry Mitchell
Larry Mitchel...
FBI Agent
Tom O'Rourke
Tom O'Rourke
Banker
Bari K. Willerford
Bari K. Wille...
Joe Louis
Albert Jones
Albert Jones
Terrence Lucas
J. Kyle Manzay
J. Kyle Manza...
Dexter Lucas
Quisha Saunders
Quisha Saunde...
Darlynn
Robert Funaro
Robert Funaro
McCann
Jon Polito
Jon Polito
Rossi
Robert C. Kirk
Robert C. Kir...
Police Captain
Jon DeVries
Jon DeVries
Judge James Racine
Jim R. Coleman
Jim R. Colema...
Bailiff
Gavin Grazer
Gavin Grazer
Mike Sobota
Linda Powell
Linda Powell
Social Worker
Norman Reedus
Norman Reedus
Detective in Morgue
Eddie Rouse
Eddie Rouse
Detective at Party
Maryann Urbano
Maryann Urban...
Real Estate Broker
Cedric Sanders
Cedric Sander...
Serviceman in Cafe
Roger Bart
Roger Bart
US Attorney
Eric Silver
Eric Silver
White Kid
Saycon Sengbloh
Saycon Sengbl...
Tango's Woman
Conor Romero
Conor Romero
Tough Teenager
Daniel Hilt
Daniel Hilt
Tough Teenager
Daniel Farcher
Daniel Farche...
Tough Teenager
Jason Furlani
Jason Furlani
Bailiff
Chris McKinney
Chris McKinne...
Reporter on TV
Ric Young
Ric Young
Chinese General
Dan Moran
Dan Moran
Army Captain
Chuck Cooper
Chuck Cooper
Private Doctor
Kevin Geer
Kevin Geer
Law School Professor
Hamilton Clancy
Hamilton Clan...
Seller
Sam Freed
Sam Freed
Judge
Joey Klein
Joey Klein
Chemist
Scott Dillin
Scott Dillin
4th Amigo
Anthony Hamilton
Anthony Hamil...
Funk Band Singer
Sarah Hudnut
Sarah Hudnut
Assistant Prosecutor
Tyson Hall
Tyson Hall
Drug Dealer
Bryant Pearson
Bryant Pearso...
Drug Dealer
Al Santos
Al Santos
Mechanic
Neville White
Neville White
Deacon
Panama Redd
Panama Redd
Policeman
Fab 5 Freddy
Fab 5 Freddy
Smalls Patron
Fatima Robinson
Fatima Robins...
Dancer
Celestine Rae
Celestine Rae
Dancer
Monique Lea-Gall
Monique Lea-G...
Dancer
Shannon MacMillan
Shannon MacMi...
Dancer
Latonya Tolbert
Latonya Tolbe...
Dancer
Cicily Daniels
Cicily Daniel...
Dancer
Brian Keith Allen
Brian Keith A...
Narc Squad Detective (uncredited)
John Cenatiempo
John Cenatiem...
Cop #1 (uncredited)
J.W. Cortes
J.W. Cortes
Narc Officer in Hallway (uncredited)
Cris D'Annunzio
Cris D'Annunz...
Frank McNamara (uncredited)
Ernest Dancy
Ernest Dancy
Hustler (uncredited)
Michael Den Dekker
Michael Den D...
Undercover Cop (uncredited)
Mark DiConzo
Mark DiConzo
Soldier (uncredited)
Kevin Van Doorslaer
Kevin Van Doo...
Student (uncredited)
Monique Dupree
Monique Dupre...
Club Dancer (uncredited)
Joseph Ferrante
Joseph Ferran...
Gangster at Funeral (uncredited)
Eddie Goines
Eddie Goines
Hallway Guy (uncredited)
Kelvin Hale
Kelvin Hale
Drug room door security (uncredited)
Johnathan Hallgrey
Johnathan Hal...
1971 Penthouse Party Guest (uncredited)
Gabriel Hansen
Gabriel Hanse...
Mechanic Drug Dealer (uncredited)
Jermel Howard
Jermel Howard
Kid gangster #1 (uncredited)
Hristo Hristov
Hristo Hristo...
Bookie / Soldier (uncredited)
Atif Lanier
Atif Lanier
Frank Lucas Bodyguard (uncredited)
Artie Pasquale
Artie Pasqual...
Mobster (uncredited)
Nick Poltoranin
Nick Poltoran...
Mobster (uncredited)
Kevin Pinassi
Kevin Pinassi
Building Maintenance Guy (uncredited)
Paula Rittie
Paula Rittie
Maid of Honor (uncredited)
Billy Smith
Billy Smith
Bookkeeper (uncredited)
Aija Terauda
Aija Terauda
Nicky's Girl (uncredited)
Philippe Vonlanthen
Philippe Vonl...
Skeet Shoot Handler (uncredited)
Clarence Williams III
Clarence Will...
Bumpy Johnson (uncredited)
Brad Lee Wind
Brad Lee Wind
Trupo's detective in library (uncredited)
Ray Wineteer
Ray Wineteer
Photographer (uncredited)
Dolores Winn
Dolores Winn
Funeral Mourner (uncredited)
Tammy Vaughn
Tammy Vaughn
Diana Ross (uncredited)
Frances Mignano
Frances Migna...
Marie Saldano (uncredited)