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American Gangster

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Action

Release Date :

November 02, 2007

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ridley Scott

Starring :

Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding Jr., Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Carla Gugino, Common, T.I., RZA, John Ortiz, Ted Levine

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..What "American Gangster" lacks is the ruthless crime lord its title promises..”
by Bruce Newman [San Jose Mercury News]
2.5 of 4

“..scarcely convincing as social-problem filmmaking..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..cohesive and gripping..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
3.5 of 4

“..already looking like a major awards contender..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1.5 of 4

“..a wheezy, hot air-inflated dud..”
by Geoff Pevere [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“..a rip-snortin' tough-guy movie: the action's exciting violence shocks, its posturing amuses, and it's never less than seat-edge suspenseful..”
by Bob Strauss [LA Daily News]
3 of 4

“..a reason to revisit the genre..”
by Jolie Williamson [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
4 of 5

“..a professionally made, occasionally gripping and powerful piece of cinema..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : A
Reviewed by Chris Vognar [Dallas Morning News]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [Baltimore Sun]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

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