Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.
- Year: 2007
- Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Crime
- Studio: Film Rites, Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Relativity Media
- Keyword: new york city, vietnam, drug smuggling, society, gangster, drug trafficking, heroin, junkie, ghetto, nightclub, ambition, rise and fall, cop, organized crime, drug dealing, police corruption, wedding, police detective, family, surveillance, bribery, law enforcement, aftercreditsstinger, dishonesty, 1960s, violence
- Director: Ridley Scott
- Cast: Russell Crowe, Denzel Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin, Ted Levine