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American History X

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Tony Kaye

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About the Movie

Academy Award-nominee for his leading role, Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Illusionist) delivers a searing performance as Derek, a former neo-Nazi skinhead whose life was almost destroyed by his own hatred--and who now struggles to prevent his younger brother Danny (played by Edward Furlong Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Pecker) from following in his footsteps.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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83%
  • Reviews Counted: 82
  • Fresh: 68
  • Rotten: 14
  • Average Rating: 7.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Riveting! – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly, Sep 7, 2011

Fresh: This jolting, superbly acted film will draw serious-minded upscale viewers interested in cutting-edge fare and the latest outstanding performance by Edward Norton. – Todd McCarthy, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: Though well-intentioned, turns out to be a simplistic and unconvincing look at a serious problem. – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, Jan 24, 2006

Fresh: A very good film with some dazzling moments and one truly outstanding performance! – John Petrakis, Chicago Tribune, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

Best movie of all times.

3 years ago, a couple of my friends told me how they had became, something called skinheads. I didnt really understand what it was all about, 2 months later I was exactly what you could call brainwash, I even shaved all my head and join a group of (Neo-Nazi) group. Then a good friend of mine saw how I changed, he told me "you need to watch this movie". So i did.. after 2 hours I realized that I didnt only saw the biggest masterpiece of movies, but also I was a completely different person. All those years wasted on hate when I realized like Danny Vinyeard says in the movie "We are not enemies, but friends... Life is to shot to be p**s off all the time".

Wow

This movie was just mind blowing. It's one of those films that makes you really think about people and why they are they way they are. This film was amazing right to the end and I highly encourage you to watch it. Worth every penny.

The previews dont do this justice

This is one of those movies that will stick with you for a long time. The preview does not do this justice, it is so much better than it looks. Edward Norton is a fantastic actor as proven by this movie so early in his career. He is fantastic in all of his roles. Actually all of the actors in this movie were very good. Edward Furlong still is the squeaky kid, but even he is good in this movie. In my opinion i think this should be required watching for all the would be idiots out there. Hopefully seeing this movie will open peoples eyes as to the wrong path they are going down. This movie should be purchased not rented. If you do rent it you will be kicking yourself for not buying it.

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American History X
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 1998

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