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American Gangster: Season 2 (2009)

Ving Rhames , Sterling Johnson  |  NR |  DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)


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  • Actors: Ving Rhames, Sterling Johnson, Frank Lucas, Nicholas Pileggi, Lou Rice
  • Producers: Anthony Storm, Arthur Smith, Chris Mortensen, Curtis Scoon, Frank Sinton
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: June 10, 2008
  • Run Time: 420 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0014FAIV6
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #138,566 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "American Gangster: Season 2" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Melvin Williams extended interview
  • Frank Lucas extended interview
  • Frank Lucas, Jr. interview & tour
  • Bo Baines extended interview

Editorial Reviews

The record-breaking, suspense-filled American Gangster is back! See an in-depth look into the life and times of the 20th century’s most notorious African American crime figures. In a forensic survey of the rise and fall of these plagues to the community, American Gangster speaks to a generation who isn’t sure if crime pays. After viewing this hard-hitting show, there will be no doubt that the wages of sin are death.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Too good to miss! August 30, 2008
By AS84
Format:DVD
Not only do you get a real look into the lives of mostly high profile drug dealers and those people and large communities (often metropolitan cities) affected by the drug dealers' actions, you also get an look at the corruption within the United States government, FBI, CIA, and other government divisions which is far too often kept under the radar by the mainstream media. It is very sad to know how corrupt the government is, how free speech within the United States media is just an illusion (you'll notice a reoccurring true life theme of how those journalists who exposed government corruption were always blackballed in their media careers and harassed by the government), AND have a close up into what some people would do to their own neighborhoods and families for money.

Not only do I highly recommend both the 1st and 2nd season DVDs but I would want every single American to view it. I WOULD REALLY URGE PARENTS TO VIEW THESE DVDs WITH THEIR CHILDREN (probably ages 13-17). These documentaries are that important!

In addition to being an excellent educational tool both DVDs are intense, thrilling, and easily kept the attention of myself and my friends. It is worth every penny of its price!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars To Gangster to Jailbird April 9, 2008
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This dvd is very informative on black gangters never knew we had so many.Well anyway one thing I learn from looking at this dvd it show me you can make all the money have the best things in life and than one day get killed or throw in jail for life.There no glory being a ex gangster living ing in jail for the rest of your life.
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5.0 out of 5 stars always compelling July 9, 2008
Format:DVD
I always watch this show on BET and all of the various storys and people are interesting and compelling,but the results are usually 3 choices: Dead, in Jail or in a Protection Program with hardly little to no money. but it is very educational and interesting.Ving Rhames does a Great job.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The real deal May 15, 2013
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The stories in this series is the truth. Eye opening. As a young man I never thought people was living like the music I listened to.
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5.0 out of 5 stars American Gangster June 16, 2014
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In depth and informative. Depictions that gives all the right answers of what lies at the end of chosen lives or choices of living.
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5.0 out of 5 stars American Gangster- The second season July 30, 2013
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great film just love all biographies they are real interesting to now about things that have happened in the past its apart of history. Its Like History Class In School Its knowing information that's soothing for the mind at least that's why I love them type of films. not saying all the information is good but its true to say the least.
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