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.American Gangster featuring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe is streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 6 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 (360,559 votes).
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).
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