• R, 2 hr. 37 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Ridley Scott
    In Theaters:
    Nov 2, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Feb 19, 2008
  • Universal Pictures

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American Gangster Reviews

Brian Gallagher
MovieWeb

Full Review Source: MovieWeb | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 26, 2011

The Cinema Source
February 15, 2011

CinemaZone.dk

Full Review Source: CinemaZone.dk | Original Score: 4/6

October 18, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com
October 18, 2008
Brian Orndorf
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 3/5

July 22, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Violent, drug-fueled drama isn't for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

July 9, 2008
R. L. Shaffer
DVDFuture.com
June 11, 2008

Dvdrama
April 14, 2008

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

March 5, 2008
February 27, 2008
Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

With the exceptional extras piled on, the unrated-extended DVD let's you judge drug lord Lucas for yourself.

Full Review

February 22, 2008

ComingSoon.net
February 22, 2008

dvdmg.com
February 22, 2008

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

February 21, 2008
William David Lee
Movie Metropolis
February 20, 2008
Ryan Keefer
DVD Verdict
February 20, 2008
Michael Ferraro
Bronsonfive

Steven Zallian (Gangs of New York) tackles the screenplay, which is based on an article by Mark Jacobson, and creates a captivating story with an otherwise basic premise.

Full Review Source: Bronsonfive | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 18, 2008

DVD Beaver
February 14, 2008

Hollywood Reporter
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February 13, 2008
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

American Gangster DVD Review: The Unrated Extended Special Edition.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

February 9, 2008
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

Feels like an overextended gangsta rap video, given its periodic graphic displays of gratuitous violence and its repeated resort to topless women as props carefully-positioned for purposes of titillation.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 4, 2007
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