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

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

Label
American gangster
Title
American gangster
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The death of one of the city's leading African-American crime bosses creates an opportunity for his driver, Frank Lucas, to seize control of the heroin traffic in the Harlem district of Manhattan, and sets the stage for a confrontation between him and outcast cop Richie Roberts
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music by Marc Streitenfeld
Intended audience
  • R
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English, Spanish or French
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, Armand Assante, John Ortiz, John Hawkes, Rza
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1964-
  • 1977-
  • 1968-
  • 1949-
  • 1959-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • RZA
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Brolin, Josh
  • Levine Ted
  • Assante, Armand
  • Ortiz, John Augstin
  • Hawkes, John
  • Grazer, Brian
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Streitenfeld, Marc
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
177
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucas, Frank
  • Heroin industry
  • Drug traffic
  • Gangsters
  • Detectives
  • Criminal behavior
  • Feature films
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface; credits from container
  • "Inspired by a true story"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Disc 1 includes unrated extended version and original theatrical version with optional commentary; disc 2 includes deleted scenes, production featurette, and case files
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format, 2-disc unrated extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 177 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193228024
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61032280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
AV99997361
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi11842729
  • (OCoLC)748677930
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby digital 2.0 ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface; credits from container
  • "Inspired by a true story"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Disc 1 includes unrated extended version and original theatrical version with optional commentary; disc 2 includes deleted scenes, production featurette, and case files
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format, 2-disc unrated extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 177 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193228024
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61032280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
AV99997361
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi11842729
  • (OCoLC)748677930
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby digital 2.0 ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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