American Gangster
November 2007

There are two sides to the American dream

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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.
  • Drama
  • Crime
Cast & Crew
  • Underdog
  • Black people
  • Drug traffic
  • Gangster
  • Drug smuggle
  • Society
  • Ambition
  • Rise and fall
  • Cop
  • Drug dealing
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