American History X

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American History X
Directed by Tony Kaye
Produced by John Morrissey
Written by David McKenna
Starring Edward Norton
Edward Furlong
Beverly D'Angelo
Avery Brooks
Stacy Keach
Jennifer Lien
Fairuza Balk
Elliott Gould
Music by Anne Dudley
Cinematography Tony Kaye
Editing by Gerald B. Greenberg
Alan Heim
Studio New Line Cinema
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date(s) October 23, 1998
Running time 119 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $20 million
Money made $23,875,127

American History X is a 1998 American crime-drama movie that was produced by John Morrissey and was directed by Tony Kaye. It is set in Venice, California. American History X was released on October 23, 1998 in North America. The movie received very positive reviews with a 82% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 62 out of 100 from Metacritic. Edward Norton was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Derek Vinyard. The movie was named by Empire magazine as the 311th Greatest Movie of All Time. In June 2011, it was ranked as the 38th best movie ever made.

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