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Year: 1998
Original Title: American History X
Length: 119 minutes
Genre: Drama, Crime
Studios: New Line Cinema
Age rating: Suitable only for adults

Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 26 1999

United States: October 30 1998

Ranking

Ranking: 936 out of 16,114 movies (up 1174)

Ranked #13 in list 'The best movies ever'

8,4

8.7 by 48 users

8.0 by 1 media

Plot

Derek Vinyard is a neo-Nazi who goes to prison after kill twon afro-americans when they try to stole his car. His brother Daniel is following his footsteps while Derek is in jail. Its director called him into his office because of a redaction that has presented on the book 'Mein Kampf' by Adolf Hitler. So, the director of the school forced him to do a job on the imprisonment of his brother and what led him there. When Derek gets out of jail, he has changed completely his ideology. His experiences in prison would have moved away from neo-Nazi movement and now all he wants is keep his brother away of the neo-nazis. But it will not be easy, since Alexander Cameron, the leader of the group that belonged Derek, see Daniel as its future leader.

Awards

Premios
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Nominaciones
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Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
1999
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Director

Cast American History X

Edward Norton

Edward Norton

Derek Vinyard

Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong

Danny Vinyard

Ethan Suplee

Ethan Suplee

Seth Ryan

Stacy Keach

Stacy Keach

Cameron Alexander

Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks

Bob Sweeney

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