American History X

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  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1998
  • Running time: 119 min
Some Legacies Must End!Edward Norton delivers a searing performance as a former neo-Naziskinhead whose life was almost destroyed by his own hatred--and who nowstruggles to prevent his younger brother from following in hisfootsteps.Seeking retribution... read more
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Some Legacies Must End!Edward Norton delivers a searing performance as a former neo-Naziskinhead whose life was almost destroyed by his own hatred--and who nowstruggles to prevent his younger brother from following in hisfootsteps.Seeking retribution for his father's murder and burning with rage, DerekVinyard (Norton) becomes the charismatic leader of a local White Powermovement. Despite his intelligence, Derek's incendiary actions culminatein a brutal murder and three years in prison. Now on parole, Derekreturns home to find his brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), being seducedby the same anger, bigotry and violence that almost destroyed his life.

Original Release

10/30/1998

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Cast

Edward Norton Derek Vinyard
Edward Furlong Danny Vinyard
Beverly D'Angelo Doris Vinyard
Avery Brooks Dr. Bob Sweeney
Jennifer Lien Davina Vinyard
Ethan Suplee Seth Ryan
Stacy Keach Cameron Alexander
Fairuza Balk Stacey
Elliott Gould Murray
Guy Torry Lamont
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Directors

Tony Kaye

Writers

David McKenna

Cast

Edward Norton Derek Vinyard
Edward Furlong Danny Vinyard
Beverly D'Angelo Doris Vinyard
Avery Brooks Dr. Bob Sweeney
Jennifer Lien Davina Vinyard
Ethan Suplee Seth Ryan
Stacy Keach Cameron Alexander
Fairuza Balk Stacey
Elliott Gould Murray
Guy Torry Lamont
William Russ Dennis Vinyard
Joe Cortese Rasmussen
Jason Bose Smith Little Henry (as Jason Bose-Smith)
Antonio David Lyons Lawrence
Alex Sol Mitch McCormick
Giuseppe Andrews Jason
Keram Malicki-Sánchez Chris (as Keram Malicki-Sanchez)
Michelle Christine White Lizzy
Jonathan Fowler Jr. Jerome
Christopher Masterson Daryl Dawson (as Chris Masterson)

Producers

Bill Carraro Executive Producer
Kearie Peak Executive Producer
Steve Tisch Executive Producer
Lawrence Turman Executive Producer
Michael De Luca Executive Producer
Brian Witten Executive Producer
John Morrissey Producer
Michael De Luca Producer
Jon Hess Producer
David McKenna Producer
Brian Witten Producer
Bill Carraro Producer
Kearie Peak Producer

Editors

Gerald B. Greenberg, Alan Heim

1999 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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