AMERICAN GANGSTER (Theatrical Release USA 2007)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.7|5.0 Starsìììì

American Gangster—
well done, Bravo! film—teams Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe for a very well crafted movie that is worth both your time and money. Great work for Director Ridley Scott.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A gangster keeps a low profile and builds an empire before capturing attention that draws investigation for a take down.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ridley Scott for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Michael Costigan, Branko Lustig, Nicholas Pileggi, Jim Whitaker, and Steven Zaillian for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), Huey Lucas (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Detective Trupo (Josh Brollin), Eva (Lymari Nadal), Lou Toback (Ted Levine), Nate (Roger Guenveur Smith), and Freddie Spearman (John Hawkes).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Almost as good as Godfather, it’s a WOW film within its genre. 

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