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American Gangster

2007 Rated UR 2hr 57m

From director Ridley Scott comes this tense crime thriller starring Denzel Washington as true-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas and Russell Crowe as the dogged outcast NYPD cop charged with bringing him down. Ruby Dee (in an Oscar-nominated role), Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin and Chiwetel Ejiofor lead the supporting cast in this powerhouse tale penned by Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) and based on actual events.

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Movie Details

2008 BAFTA®
  • Best Film nominee
2008 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee: Denzel Washington
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee: Ridley Scott
2008 Academy Award®
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Ruby Dee
Violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
Bonus material

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen Formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


English Spanish (Neutral) French

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1 French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary. Both the theatrical and unrated, extended versions are included.

Screen Formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English SDH French Spanish (Neutral)

Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 HD French: DTS 5.1 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; trailer; audio commentary; making-of featurette; behind-the-scenes featurette; music videos; U-control Blu-ray exclusive features. The Blu-ray disc contains both the theatrical and unrated versions of this movie.