American History X

American History X (1998)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Release Date - Jul 1, 1998  |   Run Time - 119 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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American History X is a 1998 American crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye, written by David McKenna, and stars Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery Brooks, Ethan Suplee and Beverly D'Angelo. The film was released in the United States on October 30, 1998 and was distributed by New Line Cinema.

The film tells the story of two Venice, Los Angeles brothers who become involved in the neo-Nazi movement. The older brother serves three years in prison for voluntary manslaughter, changes his beliefs and tries to prevent his brother from going down the same path. The film is told in the style of nonlinear narrative. Made on a budget of $20 million, it grossed $24 million at the worldwide box office.

Critics mostly praised the film and Norton's performance, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In September 2008, Empire magazine named it the 311th Greatest Movie of All Time.

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Budget

$20,000,000

Box Office

$23,875,127

Tags

Academy Award, Basketball, Best Actor, Brother, Coming Of Age/Teen, Dark, Greatest Movie Of All, Hate, Independent Film, Interracial Friendship, Jail, Los Angeles, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Nazism, Neo-nazi, Norton, Prison, Rape, School, Skinhead, Swastika, True Stories, United States, Venice, Violent, Xenophobia

Attributes

Filming Location: Los Angeles
Narrative Location: Los Angeles
Subject: dysfunctional family

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A Outra História Americana
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Ameerika ajalugu X
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América Proibida
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América X
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America X
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Amerika tarixi Iks
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Amerikai história X
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Amerikan Hisutori X
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Amerikan Tarixi X
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Американска история Х
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Американская история Икс
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アメリカン・ヒストリーX
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美国X档案
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美国历史档案
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美國X檔案
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野兽良民
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아메리칸 히스토리 X
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