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American History X


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Release Date: October 28, 1998Running Time: 118 mins.(V)
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $6,712,241.00
Genre: Drama, Thriller

Cast:

Edward Norton

Edward Furlong

Beverly D'Angelo

Ethan Suplee

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Summary:
The story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vinyard, who idolizes his older brother Derek. Seeking retribution for his father's murder and burning a way to vent his rage, Derek finds himself transformed by a philosophy of hate as he turns into a charismatic leader of a local white power movement. Despite his indisputable intelligence, his incendiary actions culminate in a brutal murder and ultimately, a prison sentence. Three years later, everyone awaits Derek's return: His mother Doris who prays for his safety; his girlfriend Stacey who longs for his return, and most of all Danny who's desperate for his brother's love and guidance, yet is driven by his own increasing white supremist hatred.... Full Summary >>