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American History X
Directed by:
Tony Kaye

Released on October 30 of 1998 in the USA, "American History X" is a Crime/Drama film directed by Tony Kaye . Edward Norton and Edward Furlong are starring, alongside Beverly D'Angelo, Avery Brooks, Jennifer Lien and Ethan Suplee.

His father taught him to hate. His friends taught him rage. His enemies gave him hope.

Who is the director of "American History X":

American History X was directed by Tony Kaye, an English director, cinematographer, producer, and actor.

After directing American History X, Tony Kaye directed Black Water Transit, released in 2007, Detachment (2011).

What was the release date of "American History X":

American History X was first released in the United States on Friday, October 30, 1998. Another film released on Friday, October 30, 1998 is Beyond Paradise (dir. David L. Cunningham). This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 26, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 03, 1999 in France; Thursday, February 25, 1999 in Germany; Friday, August 27, 1999 in Italy; Friday, March 19, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, May 06, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, February 19, 2000 in Japan.

What is the casting of "American History X":

At the casting of American History X we find Edward Norton, previously seen in Rounders (1998) and Everyone Says I Love You (1996); Edward Furlong (Pecker (1998), Before and After (1996)); Beverly D'Angelo (Illuminata (1998), The Good Life (1997)) [ more... ]

  • Stacy Keach and Edward Norton have both also be seen in The Bourne Legacy, released in 2012.
  • Elliott Gould and Avery Brooks also worked together in The Big Hit, released in 1998.
  • Beverly D'Angelo and Alex Sol also appeared together in Black Water Transit, released in 2007.

What is the Storyline of "American History X":

Flashbacks throughout the film show Derek's transformation into a vengeful white supremacist in Venice Beach. Having already been influenced by his firefighter father's latent racism, Derek is driven to action when his father is shot and killed while fighting a fire in a suspected Compton drug den. Eventually Derek becomes second-in-command of a neo-Nazi street gang, The D.O.C., and entices young whites to join. The gang commits acts of intimidation, such as damaging a store owned by a Korean and [...]

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