AMERICAN GANGSTER

(2007)

Run time: 2h 40min |  Biography, Drama | Released: November 7, 2007 (USA)

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Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

Director: Ridley Scott

Writer(s): Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Mark Jacobson (article)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Russell Crowe

BOX OFFICE

Estimated budget:

$100 million

U.S. Box office:

$130,164,645

Foreign Box office:

$136,300,392

Worldwide Sales:

$266,465,037

Widest Release:

3,110 Theaters