"American Gangster" (also known as "Return of Superfly, The", "Tru Blu") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Ridley Scott, and written by Mark Jacobson (article "The Return of Superfly"), released in the USA on October 19 of 2007 . Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe are starring, alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal and Ted Levine.
Who is the director of "American Gangster":
American Gangster was directed by Ridley Scott, an English producer, director, and writer.
Before directing American Gangster, Ridley Scott had directed A Good Year, released in 2006, Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Matchstick Men (2003), Black Hawk Down (2001), Hannibal (2001), and Gladiator (2000). Since, he directed Body of Lies, released in 2008, Robin Hood (2010), Prometheus (2012), The Counselor (2013), Blade Runner 2 (2014), and Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014).
What was the release date of "American Gangster":
American Gangster was first released in the United States on Friday, October 19, 2007. Also released on Friday, October 19, 2007 have been Out of the Blue (dir. Robert Sarkies), The Comebacks (dir. Tom Brady), and Fuego (dir. Damian Chapa). This was twelve (12) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 16, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Friday, November 02, 2007 in Canada; Wednesday, November 14, 2007 in France; Thursday, November 15, 2007 in Germany; Friday, January 18, 2008 in Italy; Friday, December 28, 2007 in Spain; Thursday, January 10, 2008 in Australia and on Saturday, February 02, 2008 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "American Gangster":
At the casting of American Gangster we find Denzel Washington, previously seen in Deja Vu (2006) and Inside Man (2006); Russell Crowe (3:10 to Yuma (2007), Bra Boys (2007)); Chiwetel Ejiofor (Children of Men (2006), Inside Man (2006)) [ more... ]
- Russell Crowe and RZA also appeared in The Next Three Days, released in 2010.
- Denzel Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith have both also be seen in Malcolm X, released in 1992.
- Armand Assante and Yul Vazquez can be seen in The Mambo Kings, released in 1992.
- Josh Brolin and Chiwetel Ejiofor also appeared together in Melinda and Melinda, released in 2004.
What is the Storyline of "American Gangster":
In 1968, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the limo driver-turned-right-hand man of Harlem gangster Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (Clarence Williams III), inherits his gang once Johnson dies of a heart attack. Frank decides to take control of Harlem's crime scene as he dislikes the new, flashy gangsters of the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Newark detective Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) is hated in his precinct for being honest. After his exiled and addicted partner (John Ortiz) dies from accidentally overdosing on a [...]
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