American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster Synopsis

"American Gangster" concerns Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas (Washington), who smuggled heroin in the body bags of U.S. soldiers slain in Vietnam. Brolin plays Det. Trupo, a crooked NYPD cop who piggybacks on the Lucas investigation conducted by Det. Ritchie Roberts (Crowe).

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American Gangster, Casino and Eastern Promises Get Gangster on Blu-ray on October 14th

American Gangster, Casino and Eastern Promises Get Gangster on Blu-ray on October 14th

We have some early details on this trio of Universal BD titles.
American Gangster Tops Sales and Rental Charts

American Gangster Tops Sales and Rental Charts

The Denzel Washington drama beats out Michael Clayton for the top spot.
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CONTEST: Win Huge in Our American Gangster Contest!

We're giving away copies of the DVD and another big prize as well.
American Gangster Blasts Onto DVD on February 19th

American Gangster Blasts Onto DVD on February 19th

We have all the details for the two-disc edition and three-disc collectors edition as well.
Box Office Beat Down: American Gangster Defies Expectations with $46 Million

Box Office Beat Down: American Gangster Defies Expectations with $46 Million

Bee Movie buzzes into second place with $39 million.
CONTEST: Win Big in Our American Gangster Giveaway!

CONTEST: Win Big in Our American Gangster Giveaway!

We're giving away tons of merchandise from the film.
Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe Dominate in American Gangster

Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe Dominate in American Gangster

The pair radiate star power in Ridley Scott's epic crime drama
Watch 11 Clips and 16 Interviews for American Gangster

Watch 11 Clips and 16 Interviews for American Gangster

Go behind the scenes of one of this years most anticipated films.
The American Gangster Trailer Is Here!

The American Gangster Trailer Is Here!

Ridley Scott directs Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in the Harlem drug kingpin film.
Rambo 4 and Denzel Washington's Next Film to Start Filming in Thailand

Rambo 4 and Denzel Washington's Next Film to Start Filming in Thailand

The Thai government will financially benefit from allowing both movies to be shot in the country.
Roger Bart to Star in Hostel 2 and American Gangster

Roger Bart to Star in Hostel 2 and American Gangster

Horror sequel and 70's true story; Hostel shooting in Prague.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, RZA and John Ortiz Among Several Boarding American Gangster

Chiwetel Ejiofor, RZA and John Ortiz Among Several Boarding American Gangster

The trio joins Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in the crime drama.
Josh Brolin Joins The Cast Of American Gangster

Josh Brolin Joins The Cast Of American Gangster

The true crime drama starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington.
EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott Talks American Gangster, The Assassination of Jesse James and Shadow Divers!

EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott Talks American Gangster, The Assassination of Jesse James and Shadow Divers!

The director even discusses Alien 5!
Steve Zaillian Rewriting Universal's American Gangster

Steve Zaillian Rewriting Universal's American Gangster

The film will be directed by Ridley Scott and star Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.
Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in American Gangster

Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in American Gangster

The project stuck in development hell might have legs after all.
Don Cheadle in talks for American Gangster

Don Cheadle in talks for American Gangster

Playing Frank Lucas, a Harlem heroin kingpin in the 1970s.
Terry George gets a crack at American Gangster

Terry George gets a crack at American Gangster

...replacing Antoine Fuqua in the director's chair
Universal cancels American Gangster

Universal cancels American Gangster

...the film was to star Denzel Washington and Benicio Del Toro
Dania Ramirez to star in American Gangster

Dania Ramirez to star in American Gangster

...opposite Denzel Washington and Benicio Del Toro
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