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American Gangster (2007)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on American Gangster as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

American Gangster is an drama movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Josh Brolin and Lymari Nadal. The movie was written by Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article). The film has a $100 million budget with a 157-minute running time. American Gangster currently has a 7.8 IMDb rating, based on 356840 and 76 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for American Gangster

American Gangster release date

When does American Gangster come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for American Gangster (2007)is November 2, 2007.

When will American Gangster be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

American Gangster DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is January 2008. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in January 2008. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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American Gangster budget

How much did American Gangster cost to make?

$100,000,000 budget

The movie cost $100 million to make.

American Gangster movie poster

American Gangster rating

R Rated

American Gangster is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

American Gangster reviews

7.8 IMDb 76 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.8 of out 10 IMDb rating and 76 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

American Gangster trailer

American Gangster plot summary

What is American Gangster about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

American Gangster cast

Who is in American Gangster?

Denzel Washington in American Gangster Denzel Washington as Frank Lucas
Russell Crowe in American Gangster Russell Crowe as Richie Roberts
Chiwetel Ejiofor in American Gangster Chiwetel Ejiofor as Huey Lucas
Josh Brolin in American Gangster Josh Brolin as Detective Trupo
Lymari Nadal in American Gangster Lymari Nadal as Eva

American Gangster box Office

How much did American Gangster make?

$266,465,037 worldwide

The film has made over $266 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

American Gangster details

Theatrical Release Date: November 2, 2007
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $100 million
Box Office: $266 million
Length: 157 minutes
Genre: Drama, Crime
Language: English

American Gangster facts

How long is American Gangster?

The movie is 157 minutes long (2 hours and 37 minutes).

What year did American Gangster come out?

The movie is out on November 2, 2007. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Denzel Washington plays as Frank Lucas.

Who is the director of American Gangster?

Ridley Scott directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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