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Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs in

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2007-11-02

Runtime 157 minutes

Budget $0.1b

Revenue $0.3b


TMDB 7.6


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roslyn_hendriks shared a tip "Great movie based on true story"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Very well done movie, highly recommended if you like a good crime drama!"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Think Godfather But Beautiful Black Version"

linda_sherrin shared a tip "Denzel Never Fails you! Excellent cast!"

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naudia_collins shared a tip "One of my favorite Denzel movies"

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kelsi_trayer shared a tip "Best. Movie."

daniela_alayon shared a tip "Awesome movie."

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maurice_franklin_ii shared a tip "Good gangster movie"

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akshay_agnihotri shared a tip ""Every fool gets to be young once". There are so many moments in this movie that are really good. Love this movie."

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ms__teeeaaa shared a tip "…not for me…not bad but not for me. It’s your typical gangster movies that hypercapitalistic people enjoy (especially boys)"

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ahmad_black shared a tip "Masterful performance by Denzel and amazing supporting cast. A must watch if you enjoy the world of organized crime."

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timothy_rainwater shared a tip "I like this move i want to see this move"

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steve_rosenka shared a tip "I just love Denzel in just about everything!"

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