American gangster

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2009
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD American
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
Call Number  DVD American
Carnegie Library of Homestead AV DVD Amer
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
Collection  AV
Call Number  DVD Amer
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Audio Visual DVD AME
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD AME
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. Inspired by a true story.
Unrated extended version (177 min.)
Original theatrical film (158 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Lucas, Frank, -- 1930-2019 -- Drama.
Heroin industry -- Drama.
Drug traffic -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Gangsters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Gangster films.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Biographical films.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Universal City, CA :Universal Studios Home Entertainment,2009
Edition Unrated extended edition, Widescreen.
Contributors Grazer, Brian, 1953- film producer.
Scott, Ridley, film producer, film director.
Zaillian, Steven, screenwriter.
Washington, Denzel, 1954- actor.
Crowe, Russell, 1964- actor.
Ejiofor, Chiwetel actor.
Gooding, Cuba, Jr., 1968- actor.
Brolin, Josh, actor.
Levine, Ted, actor.
Assante, Armand, 1949- actor.
Ortiz, John, actor.
Hawkes, John, 1959- actor.
RZA (Rapper), actor.
Streitenfeld, Marc, composer.
Universal Pictures (Firm), presenter.
Imagine Entertainment (Firm), presenter.
Relativity Media, presenter.
Scott Free Productions, production company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, Armand Assante, John Ortiz, John Hawkes, RZA.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Marc Streitenfeld.
Audience Original theatrical film: MPAA rating: R; for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality. Extended version: Unrated.
Language English
In English or French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Extended version: Over 18 minutes of additional footage; alternate ending. Theatrical version: Feature commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zaillian.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Description 1 videodisc (177 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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