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American History X (1998)

7.75

Rated by 9 people

Plot  Danny Vinyard (Edward Furlong), a high school student and budding neo-Nazi in Venice Beach, California, receives an assignment from Murray (Elliott Gould), his history teacher, to write a paper on "any book which relates to the struggle for human rights." Knowing Murray is Jewish, Danny writes his paper on Adolf Hitler's ''Mein Kampf''. Murray attempts to get Danny expelled for doing this, but Principal Dr. Bob Sweeney (Avery Brooks) — who is black — refuses, instead informing Danny that he will study history and current events under Sweeney, and that the class will be called "American History X." Danny's first assignment is to prepare a paper on his brother Derek (Edward Norton), a former neo-Nazi leader who has just been released from prison after serving three years for voluntary manslaughter. Danny is warned that failing to submit the paper the next morning will result in his expulsion. The rest of the movie alternates between a series of vignettes from Danny and Derek's shared pa...  

Director(s)

Tony Kaye

Cast

Edward Norton
Edward Norton
Derek Vinyard
Edward Furlong
Danny Vinyard
Beverly D'Angelo
Doris Vinyard
Ethan Suplee
Seth Ryan
Fairuza Balk
Fairuza Balk
Stacey
Elliott Gould
Murray
Stacy Keach
Cameron Alexander
Guy Torry
Lamont
Giuseppe Andrews
Jason

Others

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Updates

  pisayisi rated American History X (1998) with 8.0 stars / 23.05.2016

  McBilek rated American History X (1998) with 7.5 stars / 11.05.2016

  Recep rated American History X (1998) with 6.0 stars / 20.01.2016

  dilek rated American History X (1998) with 7.5 stars / 27.12.2014

  brktsc rated American History X (1998) with 8.0 stars / 14.10.2014

  tuncer rated American History X (1998) with 8.0 stars / 19.08.2014

  TonyMontana rated American History X (1998) with 8.0 stars / 06.08.2014



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