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American Gangster

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7.8/10
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Rated: 18+ (R)20072h 37mOn: Showtime Hulu 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 streaming on Showtime, streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming with subscription on fuboTV, and 7 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 (375,338 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime, Hulu & fuboTV).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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#14 Ranked in Movies on Showtime

#26 Ranked in Drug Movies

#42 Ranked in Biography Movies

American Gangster has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (375,338 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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