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 directed by Tony Kaye. It was released on October 23, 1998 in North America and received positive reviews, with an 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 62/100 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.

It is about a young man who lives in Venice, Los Angeles. He joins a neo-nazi gang after his firefighter father is murdered by black drug dealers. He is sent to prison for killing two black gang members who were trying to steal his truck. He tells his younger brother not to copy him.

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