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American Gangster Blu-ray

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Universal Studios | 2007 | 1 Movie, 2 Cuts | 176 min | Unrated | Oct 14, 2008

American Gangster (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: VC-1 (18.72 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.84:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
Bonus View (PiP)

Playback
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Video 3.8 of 53.8
Audio 4.4 of 54.4
Extras 3.6 of 53.6
Based on 26 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Crime100%
Thriller86%
Drama68%
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American Gangster

 (2007)

American Gangster Blu-ray offers solid video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner- city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at a better price. Lucas outplays all of the leading crime syndicates and becomes not only one of the city's mainline corrupters, but part of its circle of legit civic superstars. Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) is an outcast cop close enough to the streets to feel a shift of control in the drug underworld. Roberts believes someone is climbing the rungs above the known Mafia families and starts to suspect that a black power player has come from nowhere to dominate the scene. Both Lucas and Roberts share a rigorous ethical code that sets them apart from their own colleagues, making them lone figures on opposite sides of the law. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can come out on top.

For more about American Gangster and the American Gangster Blu-ray release, see American Gangster Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Josh Brolin, Carla Gugino
Director: Ridley Scott

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American Gangster Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Universal presents American Gangster on Blu-ray with a mostly unremarkable but nevertheless true-to-the-source 1080p, 1.85:1-framed transfer. The image looks somewhat washed out and dull from the first frame to the last. There is a decidedly dark tone to the image, and detail is only moderately high at best as a result. Still, some shots truly shine; several exterior city street-level shots reveal incredible detail and depth, with every object sharp and clear, even considering the darker nature of the image. Black levels are only moderately deep, but seem to be affected by the intentionally pale, washed-out look the film employs. Even with this drab appearance, the movie maintains an excellent film-like appearance throughout, and the film, due to its epic nature, steady direction, and cinematic look and feel, begs for viewing on large screens to feel the full impact of the story. The 1080p Blu-ray resolution allows for just that, and while American Gangster by no means offers an eye-popping, colorful, or intricately detailed image, there is no doubt the material benefits greatly from the Blu-ray treatment.


American Gangster Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented with Universal's standard audio option, DTS-HD MA 5.1 lossless, American Gangster is a sonic treat on Blu-ray. The track is aggressive and strong; the opening shot of the film features a handful of gunshots that ring out with quite a punch and plenty of vigor, accompanied by no lack of bass and a score that positively fills the room. The rear speakers carry their share of the score, in addition to sound effects and environmental ambiance. A subsequent scene features an aggressive and natural ambience, with the sounds of the city permeating every square inch of the soundstage. This excellent imaging and presence is maintained throughout; whether on the streets of the city of in the bowels of the jungle, the indisputable strength of the track lies in its natural presence and powerful, but never overly aggressive, true-to-life atmosphere. The strong bass, fine sound placement, and effortless flow make for an engaging mix that adds to the rough atmosphere created by the visuals and the dark tone of the story. A boxing match featuring the famous bout between Ali and Frazier in chapter 12 is one of the finer moments in the film, combining the sounds of a roaring crowd with the film's bass-heavy score, both of which flow naturally through every speaker. The film's major shootout in chapter 19 creates a harrowing atmosphere and makes for an aggressive, pleasing experience that pounds away through every speaker and adds an incredible level of tension and excitement to the sequence. The one negative of the track is that dialogue sometimes comes across as a bit muffled and lost under the effects, primarily noted during the earlier segments of the film. On the whole, however, American Gangster sounds fantastic on Blu-ray.


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