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American History X

1998 . Drama . 1h 59m

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About the movie

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

Rated:

R

Language:

English

Release:

01 Jul 1998

Original Title:

American History X

Genres:

Drama

Length:

1h 59m

Produced By:

New Line Cinema, Turman-Morrissey Company

Budget:

$20,000,000

Box Office Sales:

$23,875,127

Awards:

Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 15 nominations total

Keywords:

neo-nazism, prison, skinhead, sibling relationship, rape, fascism, brother, jail, school, swastika, los angeles, california, family, xenophobia, interracial friendship, nazism

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Reviews

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joey samuals

5 months ago

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Sheesh there were some rough parts. Favorite scenes were the ones with his jail friend. Im not exactly sure what the end is supposed to convey but it was impactful.

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Alun Thomas

1 month ago

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Fantastic look into the racist lives of gangs in Orange County California l. Ed Norton give his best performance in this close to the bone look into Racist America.

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FIlip Sveding

3 months ago

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Hate is baggage. Life's too short to be pissed off all the time. It’s just not worth it. -Derek Vinyard

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Kristian Strolia

4 months ago

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A scary tail of the realities of the Far Right and how one man goes from pure hate to seeing the error of his ways

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Terra Amador

5 months ago

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Graphic, violent, emotional, and gives you realistic take on what it must be like to be a white Mrs.

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Kum Raggit

9 months ago

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Turned it off looked like It was filmed on flip phone.

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Raf Ayes

9 months ago

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As amazing as it is but the ending makes me sick to my stomach. The film shows us that hate is not a good thing it will eat out our lives. Hate is not a thing you should keep in your heart it should be removed. And to us adults let's not pass that hate to the young ones we should teach them how to be kind. Love one another whether your black, brown, or white.

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J F

1 year ago

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Still relevant today Edward Norton brought this movie to another level. The camera work and black and white used don't keep you immersed as if it were a 120 minute movie but gives you moments throughout to think about the world we live in and where we live on it. This is a must see for any high school kid.

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George Hague image

1 year ago

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Good film. Not Edward Norton bets performance in my opinion however still very effective. Displays a great message to the younger audience and it shows that people can be redeemed. A great film with a theme of redemption which is the best part of this movie I think - 8/10

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Marco Bisotto

1 year ago

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Great film! Initially wasn't interested but the story is gripping and the message is powerful...

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Tathagata Sinha Roy

1 year ago

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Great eye opener on racism and racial jingoism on daily day America. Edward Norton was impeccable, probably deserved an academy award for his performance.

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Jamie Bendy

1 year ago

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Brilliantly told story of growth and overcoming prejudices. As always, Edward Norton is stunning.

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Jens Krogen

3 years ago

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More relevant than ever

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Beckie Menten

3 years ago

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Graphic but compelling. Edward Norton is great in this movie.

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evie earls-davis

1 month ago

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crying pissing throwing up not the sidewalk edward

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Tai

4 months ago

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Superb acting and a unique storyline.

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Ben Armstrong

1 year ago

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In my top 10 all time favourite films!

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Daisy Warren

1 year ago

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Strange that I enjoy this one so much.

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Eve Robertshaw

1 year ago

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sad, Norton was great

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Henry Lewington

1 year ago

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An amazing film that has changed my life.

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Pernille Bekker

2 years ago

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A Classic movie - must watch!

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Jacob Rand Toft

3 years ago

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Mest sete film i folkeskolen

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Carl Johan Skovsen

3 years ago

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True classic. Edward Norton is convincing

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Morten Schroeder image

3 years ago

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Fascinating movie!

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Andy S

1 year ago

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Indy K

1 year ago

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