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American Gangster (2007)

R
157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
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Steven Zaillian | Mark Jacobson (article "The Return of Superfly")
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$ 100,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 43,565,135
Gross (USA)
$ 130,164,645
Gross (World)
$ 266,465,037
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Release date
Nov 2, 2007 (United States)

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