DVD - American Gangster / Casino / Scarface

American Gangster / Casino / Scarface
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Date Available: 02-Jun-2010
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American Gangster / Casino / Scarface (The Gangster Collection) (3 Discs)    (DVD)

AMERICAN GANGSTER: Academy Award winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe team with director Ridley Scott in this powerful epic story. Armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and strict sense of honour, crime boss Frank Lucas (Washington) rules Harlems chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts (Crowe) sets out to bring down Lucass multimillion-dollar Empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation. American Gangster is a brutal and brilliant film Pete Hammond, Maxim.

SCARFACE: Al Pacino gives an unforgettable performance as Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film, in this gripping crime epic inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title. Directed by hit-maker Brian DePalma and produced by Martin Bregman who brought both Godfather legends to the screen. Scarface follows the violent career of a small-time Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miamis Cocaine Empire. With its intense screenplay by Academy Award winner Oliver Stone, driving musical score by Giorgio Moroder and superb insights into Miamis Latin lifestyle. Scarface joins the ranks of Hollywoods greatest underworld dramas, as it lays bare the sordid power of the American drug scene. Time Magazine calls it Exhilarating while the New York Times Vincent Canby applauds the picture as Stylish and Provocative.

CASINO: Danger. Power. Seduction. Welcome to Las Vegas 1973. Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci star in director Martin Scorseses riveting look at how blind ambition, white-hot passion and 24-carat greed toppled an empire. In an era of over-the-top glitz, Sam Ace Rothstein (DeNiro) is riding high as front man for the Mobs multi-billion dollar Las Vegas operation. To protect their investment the bosses send in Aces boyhood pal, hot-headed enforcer Nicky Santoro (Pesci). It is a winning hand: Aces brain and Nickys muscle until sexy wild card ginger McKenna (Stone) turns up the heat. This gripping fact-based tale boasts extraordinary performances a sizzling soundtrack and a dizzying look beneath the glamorous facade beyond the closed doors and behind the eyes of the men and women whose fortunes and lives were made and lost with a roll of the dice.

Cast:
Robert De Niro,  Denzel Washington,  Russell Crowe, 
Director:
Martin Scorcese, 
Producer:
Barbara De Fina, 
Format: PAL (3 Discs)
Released: 2009-07-29
Production Year: 1983
Distributor: USPHE
EAN_13: 5050582719741
Run Time: 498 mins
Rating: R18+ - Medium level violence, Medium level coarse language
Genre: Action
Layer Type: dual
Video:
1.85:1
2.35:1
Packaging Amaray Case with O-Ring* Suppliers do change packaging from time to time.

Synopsis - Scarface (1932) Al Pacino stars in this epic DVD as the unforgettable Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film. Directed by the hit-maker Brian De Palma and produced by Martin Bergman who brought both Godfather I and II to the screen, Scaface followsthe violent career of a small-time Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire. With its intense screenplay by Acadamy Award winner Oliver Stone, driving musical score by Giorgio Moroder, and superb insights into Miami's latin lifestyle, Scarface joins the ranks of Hollywood's greatest underworld dramas, as it lays bare the sordid power of the American drug scene.Synopsis - Casino (2 Disc Special Edition) (1995) Danger, Power, Seduction.

Welcome to Las Vagas 1973. Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci star in Director Martin Scorese's riveting look at how blind ambition, white-hot passion and 24-carat greed toppled an empire. In an era of over-the-top glitz, Sam "Ace" Rothstein (De Niro)is riding high as front man for the Mob's multi billion dollar Las Vagas operation. To protect their 'investment', the bosses send in Ace's boyhood pal, hot-headed enforcer Nicky's muscle- until sexy wild card Ginger McKenna (Stone) turns up the heat. This gripping, fact-based tale boasts extraordinary performances, a sizzling soundtrack and a dizzying look beneth the glamorous facade, beyond the clsed doors and behind the eyes of the men and women whose fortunes-and lives-were made and lost with a roll of the dice.Synopsis - American Gangster (2007) 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. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. It is also the story of a dedicated and honest policeman, Richie Roberts, who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story.

American Gangster / Casino / Scarface    (DVD)

Cast:
Denzel Washington , Russell Crowe , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Josh Brolin , Lymari Nadal , Ted Levine , Roger Guenveur Smith , John Hawkes , RZA , Yul Vazquez , Malcolm Goodwin , Ruby Dee , Ruben Santiago-Hudson , Carla Gugino , Skyler Fortgang , John Ortiz , Cuba Gooding Jr. , Armand Assante ,
Crew: Pietro Scalia ,
Director:
Ridley Scott ,
Writer:
Steven Zaillian , Mark Jacobson ,
Producer:
Michael Costigan , Jonathan Filley , Brian Grazer , Branko Lustig , Nicholas Pileggi , Ridley Scott , Kehela Sherwood , James Whitaker , Steven Zaillian ,
Format: PAL (3 Discs)
Region: 4
Released: 2009-07-29 - Confirmed
Production Year: 2007
Distributor: Universal Pictures Home Video
EAN_13: 5050582719741
Run Time: 240 mins
Rating: R18+ - Medium level violence, medium level coarse language
Genre: Crime
Other Genres: Crime  Drama  Thriller 
Video:
Aspect Ratio: Varies
16:9 Enhanced
Widescreen
Audio:
English - Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles:
English
Features:
Features: American Gangster
18 minutes of new footage
Features: Casino (2 Disc Special Edition)
Audio Commentary with Martin Scorsese & Sharon Stone
Featurette: Behind the Scenes with Scorsese
Featurette: Cast and Characters
Featurette: Casino - The Look
Featurette: After the Filming
Deleted Scenes
NBC News Story
Documentary: True Crime Authors
IMdBLink  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0765429/

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