The Resource American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (DVD)

American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (DVD)

Label
American gangster
Title
American gangster
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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 brind down Lucas's multimillion-dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, Marc Streitenfeld ; costume designer, Janty Yates ; production designer, Arthur Max
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Unrated. Theatrical version: MPAA rating: R; for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality
Language note
In English or French (theatrical version only); with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
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
  • 1953-
  • 1954-
  • 1964-
  • 1977-
  • 1968-
  • 1949-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott, Ridley
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Grazer, Brian
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Brolin, Josh
  • Levine, Ted
  • Assante, Armand
  • Ortiz, John
  • Hawkes, John
  • RZA
  • Jacobson, Mark
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
  • Relativity Media
  • Scott Free Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
177
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucas, Frank
  • Heroin industry
  • Drug traffic
  • Gangsters
  • Detectives
  • Criminal behavior
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the article "The return of Superfly" by Mark Jacobson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zailian (Theatrical version only)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn489277922
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unrated extended edition.
Extent
1 videodiscs (177 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195055703
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106530
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)489277922
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American gangster, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the article "The return of Superfly" by Mark Jacobson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zailian (Theatrical version only)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn489277922
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unrated extended edition.
Extent
1 videodiscs (177 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195055703
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106530
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)489277922
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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