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Rated: 18+ (R)20072h 37mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Police Drug Gangster Country: United Kingdom 
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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. Partly based on a true story.American Gangster featuring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 5 others. It's a biography and crime movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (368,434 votes).

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#8 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#23 Ranked in Police Movies

#23 Ranked in Gangster Movies

American Gangster has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (368,434 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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