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American gangster [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Image Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott.

Grazer, Brian, 1953- (Added Author). Scott, Ridley. (Added Author). Zaillian, Steven. (Added Author). Washington, Denzel, 1954- (Added Author). Crowe, Russell, 1964- (Added Author). Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1974- (Added Author). Gooding, Cuba, 1968- (Added Author). Brolin, Josh. (Added Author). Levine, Ted. (Added Author). Assante, Armand, 1949- (Added Author). Ortiz, John. (Added Author). Hawkes, John, 1959- (Added Author). RZA (Rapper) (Added Author). Streitenfeld, Marc. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Imagine Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Relativity Media. (Added Author). Scott Free Productions. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 2963 (Text) 37521530579848 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton DVD#391 (Text) 36806010202560 AUDIOVISUAL Available -
Colfax-Perry Township DVD FIC AME (Text) 74121000090566 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Limberlost Public Library DVD R AME (Text) 37516002016568 Adult DVD-A Entertainment Available -
Noble County Public Library - East Location DVD AME (R) (Text) 38131003796934 NCPLC-DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library DVD American (Text) 31208911941997 audiovisual Checked out 12/03/2016

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unrated extended ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008], c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
"Inspired by a true story."
Extended unrated version (177 min.) ; Rated version (158 min.).
Special features: Extended version: Over 18 minutes of additional footage; alternate ending. Theatrical version: Includes feature commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zaillian.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music by Marc Streitenfeld ; production designer, Arthur Max ; costume designer, Janty Yates.
Participant or Performer Note: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, Armand Assante, John Ortiz, John Hawkes, RZA.
Summary, etc.: Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives.
Target Audience Note: Extended version: Unrated; Theatrical version: MPAA rating: R; for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note: English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Lucas, Frank, 1930- > Drama.
Heroin industry > Drama.
Drug traffic > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Gangsters > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Detectives > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Criminal behavior > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Heroína > Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Tráfico de drogas > Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Genre: Gangster films.
Biographical films.
Police films.
Action and adventure films.
Historical films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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