American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 mins | Biography, Drama | 2007

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Los Angeles Times
2 Nov 2007
p. 1.
New York Times
2 Nov 2007
p. 1.
Variety
22 Oct 2007
p. 31, 39.
CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Marjorie Johnson
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXTS
A Brian Grazer Production
A Ridley Scott Film
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2d unit dir
Unit prod mgr
Unit prod mgr
1st asst dir
1st asst dir, 2d unit
1st asst dir, Thailand unit
2d asst dir
2d asst dir, 2d unit
2d asst dir, Thailand unit
2d 2d asst dir
2d 2d asst dir, 2d unit
Addl 2d asst dir
3d asst dir, Thailand unit
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
Co-prod
Co-prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Cam op, 2d unit
B cam/Steadicam op
Steadicam op, Thailand unit
C cam op
1st asst cam
1st asst cam, 2d unit
1st asst B cam/Steadicam
B 1st asst cam, 2d unit
1st asst C cam
2d asst cam
2d asst cam, 2d unit
2d asst B cam/Steadicam
B 2d asst cam, 2d unit
2d asst C cam
Loader
Loader, 2d unit
Cam prod asst
Key video assist op
Video assist op
Video assist, 2d unit
Gaffer, 2d unit
Gaffer, Thailand unit
Best boy
Best boy, 2d unit
Lamp op
Lamp op
Lamp op
Lamp op
Lamp op
Lamp op
Lamp op
Generator op
Generator op
Rigging gaffer
Best boy rigging elec
Rigging elec
Rigging elec
Key grip
Key grip, 2d unit
Best boy grip
Best boy grip, 2d unit
Dolly grip
Dolly grip
Dolly grip
Grip, Thailand unit
Rigging key grip
Rigging best boy grip
Rigging grip
Rigging grip
Still photog
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
Art dir
Art dir, Thailand unit
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir, Thailand unit
Asst art dir, Thailand unit
Asst art dir, Thailand unit
Art dept coord
Art dept coord, Thailand unit
Graphic artist
Graphic artist
Storyboard artist
Art dept prod asst
Art dept prod asst
Art dept prod asst
FILM EDITORS
1st asst ed
1st asst ed
Asst ed
Apprentice ed
Apprentice ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
Set dec, Thailand unit
Set dec, Thailand unit
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec
Asst set dec, Thailand unit
Set dec coord
Leadman
Leadman, Thailand unit
Leadman, Thailand unit
On set dresser
On set dresser, 2d unit
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Addl set dresser
Addl set dresser
Addl set dresser
Addl set dresser
Prop master
Prop master, 2d unit
Prop master, Thailand unit
Asst prop master
Asst prop master, 2d unit
Prop asst
Set dec prod asst
Set dec prod asst
Const coord
Const coord, Thailand unit
Key const grip
Key const elec
Const elec
Const foreman, Thailand unit
Const foreman, Thailand unit
Head carpenter
Standby carpenter, 2d unit
Charge scenic artist
Scenic foreman
Sign shop foreman
Cam scenic
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist
Scenic artist, 2d unit
Lead greensman
Lead greensman
COSTUMES
Cost des
Asst cost des
Asst cost des
Asst cost des
Asst cost des
Cost for Mr. Washington
Cost for Mr. Crowe
Set cost supv
Set cost, 2d unit
Set cost, 2d unit
Background cost supv
Cost supv, 2d unit
Cost supv, Thailand unit
Cost supv, Thailand unit
Cost coord
Cost, Thailand unit
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost dept PA
Cost prod asst, 2d unit
MUSIC
Singer
Mus supv
Addl source mus written and prod by
Mus ed
Score rec & mixed by
Digital rec
Orch cond by
Mus contractor
Mus contractor
Vocal contractor
Mus preparation
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Score rec at
Re-rec & score mixing services
SOUND
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
Supv sd ed
Prod sd mixer
Prod sd mixer, 2d unit
Prod sd mixer, 2d unit
Boom op
Boom op, 2d unit
Utility sd
Co-supv sd ed
Supv ADR ed
Supv foley ed
Asst sd ed
Asst sd ed
Sd eff ed
Sd eff ed
Sd eff ed
Sd eff ed
Dial ed
Audio engineering
Foley artist
Foley artist
Foley mixer
Foley rec
ADR mixer
ADR mixer
ADR mixer
ADR rec
ADR voice casting
ADR voice casting
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff coord
Spec eff supv, Thailand unit
Spec eff foreman
SFX sr tech, Thailand unit
SFX sr tech, Thailand unit
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
SFX tech, Thailand unit
Visual eff supv
Visual eff supv, Gray Matter FX
Supv VFX prod, Gray Matter FX
Lead compositor, Gray Matter FX
Lead compositor, Gray Matter FX
Compositor, Gray Matter FX
CG artist, Gray Matter FX
Compositor/Rotoscope artist, Gray Matter FX
VFX prod, Gray Matter FX
VFX coord, Gray Matter FX
Systems admin, Gray Matter FX
Visual eff prod, Invisible Effects
Matte painter, Invisible Effects
Main title des
End titles
MAKEUP
Dept head makeup
Dept head makeup, Thailand unit
Makeup, Thailand unit
Asst makeup
Makeup artist for Mr. Washington
Makeup artist for Mr. Crowe
Dept head hair
Dept head hair, Thailand unit
Hair, Thailand unit
Asst hair stylist
Hair stylist for Mr. Washington
Hair stylist for Mr. Crowe
Key hair stylist, 2d unit
Asst hair stylist, 2d unit
PRODUCTION MISC
Casting
Casting assoc
Casting asst
Extras casting
Extras casting
Bangkok casting, Thailand unit
Helicopter pilot
Prod supv
Prod supv, Thailand unit
Prod mgr, Thailand unit
Researcher/Product placement
Picture car coord
Asst picture car coord
Picture car asst
Picture car asst
Picture car asst
Picture car asst
Weapons specialist
Scr supv
Scr supv, 2d unit
Post prod supv
Loc mgr
Loc mgr, 2d unit
Loc mgr, Thailand unit
Asst loc mgr
Asst loc mgr
Loc coord
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst
Loc asst, 2d unit
Loc asst, Thailand unit
Prod accountant
1st asst accountant
2d asst accountant
Payroll accountant
2d asst payroll accountant
Post prod accountant
Const accountant
Accounting clerk
Accounting clerk
Accounting clerk
Addl accounting clerk
Addl accounting clerk
Prod consultant
Prod coord
Prod coord, Thailand unit
Prod coord, Thailand unit
Asst prod coord
Prod secy
Dialect coach
DGA trainee
Unit pub
Asst to Mr. Scott
Asst to Mr. Scott
Asst to Mr. Scott
Asst to Mr. Scott
Spec adv to Mr. Scott
Exec asst to Mr. Grazer
Asst to Mr. Grazer
Asst to Mr. Grazer
Asst to Mr. Zaillian
Asst to Mr. Whitaker
Asst to Mr. Costigan
Asst to Mr. Filley
Asst to Mr. Washington
Exec asst to Mr. Washington
Asst to Mr. Crowe
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst
Set prod asst, 2d unit
Set prod asst, 2d unit
Set prod asst, 2d unit
Office prod asst
Office prod asst
Office prod asst
Office prod asst
Unit prod asst
Loc dept PA
Loc dept PA
Loc dept PA
Loc dept PA
Script prod asst
Key prod asst, 2d unit
Transportation capt
Transportation capt, Thailand unit
Transportation co-capt
Transportation dept coord
Transportation mgr, Thailand unit
Action vehicles/Animals, Thailand unit
Military coord, Thailand unit
Dailies adv
Dailies by
STAND INS
Stunt coord
Co-stunt coord
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
Stunt performer
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col timer
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the article "The Return of Superfly" by Mark Jacobson in New York (14 Aug 2000).
AUTHOR
MUSIC
"Back to Bangkok Blues," written by Harry Garfield, published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Wedding March," written by Felix Mendelssohn, performed by Bertalan Hock, courtesy of Naxos, by arrangement with Source/Q
"Club Jam," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
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MUSIC
"Back to Bangkok Blues," written by Harry Garfield, published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Wedding March," written by Felix Mendelssohn, performed by Bertalan Hock, courtesy of Naxos, by arrangement with Source/Q
"Club Jam," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Tres Amigos," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Nicky Barnes," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Railroad," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"Afro Beat," published by Universal Pictures Music, produced by Hank Shocklee.
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SONGS
"Why Don't We Do It in the Road," written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, performed by Lowell Fulson, courtesy of Jewel-Paula Recording, by arrangement with Fuel 2000 Records Inc.
"Only the Strong Survive," written by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Butler, published by Ensign Music obo itself and Downstairs Music Co., performed by Jerry Butler, courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises
"Checkin' Up on My Baby," written by Sonny Boy Williamson, published by Arc Music Corp., produced by Hank Shocklee
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SONGS
"Why Don't We Do It in the Road," written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, performed by Lowell Fulson, courtesy of Jewel-Paula Recording, by arrangement with Fuel 2000 Records Inc.
"Only the Strong Survive," written by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Butler, published by Ensign Music obo itself and Downstairs Music Co., performed by Jerry Butler, courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises
"Checkin' Up on My Baby," written by Sonny Boy Williamson, published by Arc Music Corp., produced by Hank Shocklee
"Hold On I'm Comin'," written by Isaac Hayes, David Porter, published by Pronto Music, Irving Music, Inc., performed by Sam and Dave, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp., by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
"Guess Things Happen That Way," written by Jack Clement, published by Universal Songs of Polygram Int., Inc., performed by Johnny Cash, courtesy of Sun Entertainment Corporation, by arrangement with Nola Leone/Ace Music Services, LLC
"No Shoes," written by John Lee Hooker, published by Conrad Music, performed by John Lee Hooker, courtesy of Vee-Jay Ltd. Partnership
"I'll Take You There," written by Alvertis Isbell, published by Irving Music, Inc., performed by The Staple Singers, courtesy of Stax Records/Concord Music Group, Inc.
"Do You Feel Me," written by Diane Warren, published by Realsongs, produced by Hank Shocklee, performed by Anthony Hamilton, courtesy of SoSo Def/Zomba Music Group
"Good Lovin'," written by Arthur Resnick, Rudy Clark, published by Trio Music Company, Alley Music Corp., performed by The Rascals, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp., by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
"Across 110th Street," written by Bobby Womack, published by ABKCO Music, Inc., EMI Unart Catalog Inc., performed by Bobby Womack, courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Music Inc.
"What a Time It Was," written by Daniel May, published by Revision West Music, performed by Daniel May, courtesy of Marc Ferrari/Mastersource
"Winter Wonderland," written by Felix Bernard, Dick Smith, published by WB Music Corp., Carlin Music Publishing Canada obo Redwood Music Ltd., performed by Louis Armstrong, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises
"Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)," written by Roy Orbison, Joe Melson, published by Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music, Barbara Orbison Music, Roy Orbison Music, R-Key Darkus Music, Orbi-Lee Music, produced by Hank Shocklee
"How Great Thou Art," written by Stuart K. Hine, published by Manna Music, Inc.
"Can't Truss It," written by Carlton Ridenhour, Gary Rinaldo, Hank Shocklee, published by Reach Global Songs and Songs of Universal, Inc., produced by Hank Shocklee and Gary G-Wiz, performed by Public Enemy, courtesy of Bring the Noize Music, Inc., by arrangement with Reach Global, Inc.
"Stone, Cold," written by Hank Shocklee, Anthony Hamilton, published by UPG Music Publishing, Inc., produced by Hank Shocklee, performed by Anthony Hamilton, courtesy of SoSo Def/Zomba Music Group.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
2007
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles and New York openings: 2 November 2007
Copyright Claimant:
Universal City Studios Productions LLLP
Copyright Date:
31 October 2007
Copyright Number:
PA1589020
Physical Properties:
Sound
dts®; SDDS Sony Dynamic Digital Sound in selected theatres; Dolby Digital® in selected theatres
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
157
MPAA Rating:
R
Country:
United States
Language:
English
PCA No:
43495
Passed by NBR:
No
GENRE
Genres:
Sub-genre:
Crime


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