"This is my home. This is where my business is, my wife, my mother, my family. This is my country, I ain't goin' nowhere."American Gangster is a 2007 crime film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. Washington portrays Frank Lucas, a real-life gangster from late 1960s and 1970s Harlem who smuggled heroin into the United States on American service planes returning from the Vietnam War. Crowe portrays Richie Roberts, a detective attempting to bring down Lucas' drug empire.Spoilers ahead.
— Frank Lucas
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