The Young Americans (1993)

The Young Americans


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In this British crime drama, Scotland Yard calls in an American agent from the Drug Enforcement Agency to help nip a budding illegal drug cartel in London. It all begins when teens shoot down a prominent East End gangster. At the same time, a seemingly endless supply of cheap heroin begins showing up at rave clubs all over the city. With no real leads, the Yard sends for the Yankee John Harris (Harvey Keitel). With the assistance of British policeman Edward Foster (Iain Glen), Harris slowly … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: ,
Written By: David Hilton, Danny Cannon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 15, 2005


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as Donnelly

as Callow

as Doyle

as Chris

as Lionel Stevens

as Dermott O'Neill

as Billy Cohen

as Lewis Carnegie

as Harry Carver

as Dwayne Harvey

as Robert Dean

as Mark Byrne

as Katie Arnold

as Gary Washington

as Det. Gray

as Det. Clark

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Critic Reviews for The Young Americans

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

It looks too much like an American gangster film for the Brits to own it.

Full Review… | June 12, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Longo e sem foco, o filme procura conferir maior dimensão aos protagonistas através de subtramas dispensáveis envolvendo suas parceiras.

February 23, 2004
Cinema em Cena

July 4, 2005

August 20, 2003

Audience Reviews for The Young Americans

I remember getting a free screener for this from the video store I worked for, which was great since Keitel was in it. A decent crime film with another good Keitel performance.

Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

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