Midweek Movie - American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster

Released: 2007
Runtime:  157 min
Director: Ridley Scott.
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson.
Starring: Denzel Washington, Russel Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor.

1970 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado
1974 Lincoln Continental
Grumman-Olson Kurbmaster - P-20

1967 Pontiac Parisienne
1966 Shelby GT 350

In 1970s America, Frank Lucas is following in the footsteps of Bumpy Johnson his his former employer and mentor who has just died.
Frank establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan.
He comes up with a unique way of importing heroin into the United States by buying the drugs directly from the source in South East Asia.  In this way... his product is uncut & superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower.
His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position.

It is also the story of Richie Roberts a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. 
Great Story & Movie... Based on a true story!

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