The Resource American gangster, a Universal Pictures ; Imagine Entertainment ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording DVD)

American gangster, a Universal Pictures ; Imagine Entertainment ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording DVD)

Label
American gangster
Title
American gangster
Statement of responsibility
a Universal Pictures ; Imagine Entertainment ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts sets out to bring down Lucas's multimillion-dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Marc Streitenfeld ; costume designer, Janty Yates ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; production designer, Arthur Max ; director of photography, Harris Savides
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Theatrical version: MPAA rating: R; for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality. Extended version - Unrated
Language note
  • Original theatrical version in English or dubbed French, with French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
  • Unrated extended version in English, with French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, Armand Assante, John Ortiz, John Hawkes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1964-
  • 1976-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jacobson, Mark
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Brolin, Josh
Runtime
177
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucas, Frank
  • Heroin industry
  • Drug traffic
  • Feature films
  • Gangster films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
American gangster, a Universal Pictures ; Imagine Entertainment ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the article "The return of Superfly," by Mark Jacobson
  • DVD release of the 2007 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 1: commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zailian (theatrical version only) ; Disc 2: deleted scenes (includes alternate opening and interior wedding ceremony); "Falling empire: making American gangster" (includes TruBlue: the real story, Killer threads: costumes, crime war, Production: into the arena, Ali vs. Frazier, Rhythm of the Street: sound, music and editing); case files (includes script meeting, Heroin test show & Tell: setting up and takedown)
Contents
Extended version (174 min.) -- Theatrical version (158 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
2-disc unrated extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (174 min.)
Other control number
025193228024
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61032280
System control number
(OCoLC)184742249
Label
American gangster, a Universal Pictures ; Imagine Entertainment ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the article "The return of Superfly," by Mark Jacobson
  • DVD release of the 2007 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 1: commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zailian (theatrical version only) ; Disc 2: deleted scenes (includes alternate opening and interior wedding ceremony); "Falling empire: making American gangster" (includes TruBlue: the real story, Killer threads: costumes, crime war, Production: into the arena, Ali vs. Frazier, Rhythm of the Street: sound, music and editing); case files (includes script meeting, Heroin test show & Tell: setting up and takedown)
Contents
Extended version (174 min.) -- Theatrical version (158 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
2-disc unrated extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (174 min.)
Other control number
025193228024
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61032280
System control number
(OCoLC)184742249

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