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American Gangster (19-Oct-2007)

Director: Ridley Scott

Writer: Steven Zaillian

Keywords: Crime, Heroin, Biography, New York, Harlem

A police detective works to undermine the empire of a notorious drug lord in 1970s Manhattan.

ABSTRACT
The scene: Harlem in the 1970s. Gangster Frank Lucas, seizing an opportunity presented by the death of employer "Bumpy" Johnson, assumes control as the area's number-one importer of heroin, establishing himself through a unique process entailing transportation of high-quality quantities of the drug from the Far East. American Gangster is the story of New York City policeman Richie Roberts' longshot attempts in concert with the federal government to bring Lucas' empire to its knees.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Armand Assante
Actor
4-Oct-1949   Judge Dredd
Roger Bart
Actor
29-Sep-1962   Stepford Wives remake
Josh Brolin
Actor
12-Feb-1968   No Country for Old Men
Common
Rapper
13-Mar-1972   Jazz-rap performer
Kevin Corrigan
Actor
27-Mar-1969   Eddie Finnerty on Grounded for Life
Russell Crowe
Actor
7-Apr-1964   A Beautiful Mind
Ruby Dee
Actor
27-Oct-1924   The Jackie Robinson Story
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Actor
10-Jul-1974   Dirty Pretty Things
Idris Elba
Actor
6-Sep-1972   The Wire
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Actor
2-Jan-1968   Show him the money already
Carla Gugino
Actor
29-Aug-1971   Spy Kids
Anthony Hamilton
Singer/Songwriter
28-Jan-1971   Comin' from Where I'm From
John Hawkes
Actor
11-Sep-1959   Bugsy in The Perfect Storm
T. I.
Rapper
25-Sep-1980   Dirty south rapper, Trap Muzik
Ted Levine
Actor
29-May-1958   Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs
Joe Morton
Actor
18-Oct-1947   The brother from another planet
Jon Polito
Actor
29-Dec-1950   Johnny Caspar in Miller's Crossing
Norman Reedus
Actor
6-Jan-1969   Gossip
The RZA
Music Producer
5-Jul-1969   Wu-Tang Clan
Roger Guenveur Smith
Actor
27-Jul-1959   A Huey P. Newton Story
KaDee Strickland
Actor
14-Dec-1975   Dr. Charlotte King on Private Practice
Denzel Washington
Actor
28-Dec-1954   Training Day

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