American Gangster

American Gangster (2007)

There are two sides to the American dream

  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 2007-11-02
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 2351 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Film Rites
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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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. Based on a true story.

American Gangster Trailer

Directing Ridley Scott Director
Writing Steven Zaillian Screenplay
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Production Ridley Scott Producer
Production Michael Costigan Executive Producer
Production Branko Lustig Executive Producer
Production James Whitaker Executive Producer
Camera Harris Savides Director of Photography
Editing Pietro Scalia Editor
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Sound Marc Streitenfeld Original Music Composer
Art Nicholas Lundy Art Direction
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Camera David Lee Still Photographer
Art Arthur Max Production Design
Art Leslie E. Rollins Set Decoration
Art Beth A. Rubino Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Janty Yates Costume Design
Crew Rob Harris Unit Publicist
Directing Mary A. Kelly Script Supervisor
Camera Larry McConkey Steadicam Operator
Camera Larry McConkey Camera Operator
Sound William Sarokin Production Sound Mixer
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Karen Baker Landers Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Christopher Assells Sound Effects Editor
Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Effects Editor
Sound Peter Staubli Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jon Title Sound Effects Editor
Sound George Leong Boom Operator
Sound Kathy Nelson Music Supervisor
Sound Del Spiva Music Editor
Production Angela Quiles Production Coordinator
Art Julia G. Hickman Art Department Coordinator
Writing Mark Jacobson Writer
Production Jonathan Filley Co-Producer
Production Nicholas Pileggi Executive Producer
Production Steven Zaillian Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Felice Diamond Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Bert Reo Anderson Hairstylist
Crew G.A. Aguilar Stunt Coordinator
Production Elizabeth Greenberg Casting Associate
Editing Billy Rich First Assistant Editor
Crew Muhammad Ali Thanks
Crew Joe Frazier Thanks
Crew John Cenatiempo Utility Stunts
Crew Gabriel Hansen Stunts
Crew Teresa Kelly Post Production Supervisor
Camera Matt Blades Grip
Costume & Make-Up Carl Fullerton Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Hartsell Taylor Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Kenneth Walker Hair Department Head
Editing David Orr Color Timer
Sound Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
Sound Kimaree Long Dialogue Editor
Directing Darin Rivetti First Assistant Director
Directing Noreen R. Cheleden Second Assistant Director
Directing Alexander Witt Second Unit Director
Sound Mary Jo Lang Foley Mixer
Sound Alyson Dee Moore Foley Artist
Sound John Roesch Foley Artist
Sound Chris Jargo Supervising ADR Editor
Sound Michelle Pazer ADR Editor
Sound Chris Hogan ADR Editor
Sound Craig Kyllonen ADR Recordist
Sound Rick Canelli ADR Recordist
Sound Thomas J. O'Connell ADR Mixer
Sound Howard London ADR Mixer
Sound Beauxregard Neylon ADR Mixer
Sound Douglas Murray ADR Mixer
Art Peter Gelfman Property Master