Besetzung und Stab von American Gangster, Regisseur: Ridley Scott. Besetzung: Russell Crowe, Denzel Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin. American Gangster is a American biographical crime film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by Steven Zaillian. The film is fictionally based. Biography · In s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The director sought to flesh out the private universes of the characters that would evolve and have scenes cut between the two characters to provide a balance. Als letzterer in den späten 60ern das Zeitliche segnet, nutzt Frank Lucas Denzel Washington seine Chance und wird Nachfolger des verstorbenen Paten. Richter James Racine Jon DeVries. Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. The New York Times. Episches Gangsterdrama um Aufstieg und Fall des Drogenbarons Frank Lucas - eindrucksvoll gespielt von Denzel Washington. Alfonso Abruzzo Ruby Dee as Mahalee Lucas  Idris Elba as Tango Carla Gugino as Laurie Roberts Joe Morton as Charlie Williams Common as Turner Lucas Ritchie Coster as Joey Sadano Jon Polito as Rossi Kevin Corrigan as Campizi Roger Guenveur Smith as Nate Malcolm Goodwin as Jimmy Zee Ric Young as Khun Sa Roger Bart as US attorney Tip Harris as Steve Lucas KaDee Strickland as Richie's attorney Ruben Santiago-Hudson as Doc Norman Reedus as Det. Washington fühlt sich zunächst sicher, sieht er doch keine Gefahr in dem trottelig wirkdenden Crowe. Armed with ruthless, street-wise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas Washington rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld. Unlock access to exclusive content throughout the site. Charlie Williams Joe Morton. Legend Of The Sword.