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American Gangster (2007)

There are two sides to the American dream.
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Rating: R
imdb: 7.8
Runtime: 157
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$130.1 mil
Genre(s): Drama, Crime
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Set in 1960s Harlem, "American Gangster" shines as a pivotal tale between a struggling narcotics detective, Richie Roberts, and a powerful heroin dealer, Frank Lucas. After his mentor brutally dies, Frank looks for a more profitable way to sell heroin, rather than playing the mob's games of payoffs at every turn. Cutting out the middle man, Frank strategically buys his product directly from an overseas supplier. With cheap product and high profit margins consistently flowing into the city, Frank flourishes financially and invests heavily in nightclubs. With Richie Roberts on the case, Frank must watch every step he makes to secure his place in Harlem's underground mob society. Action-packed scenes and intense language combine to create a dazzling display of money versus law and good against evil.
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UPC: 025192108310
Release Date June 28, 2011

UPC: 025195045681
Release Date January 3, 2010

UPC: 025195055703
Release Date September 15, 2009

UPC: 025193228024
Release Date February 19, 2008

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