American Gangster

Ridley Scott and Steven Zaillian's sprawling account of real-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas' rise and fall breaks no new ground. But its vivid sense of place and time make it compulsively watchable, even at a running time of two and a half hours. New York, 1968: Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (an uncredited Clarence Williams III), dean of post-World War...read more

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American Gangster
01:03 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:45 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:57 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:42 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:59 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster - Official Trailer
01:55 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:57 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:41 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:54 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
02:37 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
American Gangster
00:49 — In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the (more…)
Trailer B
02:25 — Trailer features more action and red band dialogue than Trailer A. Mozart's 'Requiem' is the trailer's score.
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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Ridley Scott and Steven Zaillian's sprawling account of real-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas' rise and fall breaks no new ground. But its vivid sense of place and time make it compulsively watchable, even at a running time of two and a half hours. New… (more)

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