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American History X (1998)

Crime, Drama.

American History X is crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. The film stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, as two brothers from Los Angeles who are involved in the white supremacist and neo-Nazi movements. The supporting cast includes Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery Brooks, Ethan Suplee and Beverly D’Angelo.

Living a life marked by violence and racism, neo-Nazi Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) finally goes to prison after killing two black youths who tried to steal his car. Upon his release, Derek vows to change his ways; he hopes to prevent his younger brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), who idolizes Derek, from following in his footsteps. As he struggles with his own deeply ingrained prejudices and watches their mother grow sicker, Derek wonders if his family can overcome a lifetime of hate.

Director: Tony Kaye

Writer: David McKenna

Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D’Angelo, Ethan Suplee, Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Avery Brooks


Edward NortonDerek Vinyard
Edward FurlongDanny Vinyard
Beverly D’AngeloDoris Vinyard
Jennifer LienDavina Vinyard
Ethan SupleeSeth Ryan
Fairuza BalkStacey
Avery BrooksDr. Bob Sweeney
Elliott GouldMurray
Stacy KeachCameron Alexander
William RussDennis Vinyard
Guy TorryLamont
Joe CorteseRasmussen
Jason Bose SmithLittle Henry
Antonio David LyonsLawrence
Alex SolMitch McCormick
Keram Malicki-SánchezChris
Giuseppe AndrewsJason
Michelle Christine WhiteLizzy
Jonathan Fowler Jr.Jerome
Christopher MastersonDaryl Dawson
Nicholas R. OlesonHuge Aryan
Jordan MarderCurtis
Paul Le MatMcMahon
Thomas L. BellissimoCop #2
Cherish LeeKammi
Sam VlahosDr. Aguilar
Tara BlanchardAlly Vinyard
Anne LambtonCassandra
Steve WolfordReporter
Richard NoyceDesk Sergeant
Danso GordonBuddy #1
Jim NortonRandy
David BasultoGuard
Alexis Rose CoenYoung Ally Vinyard
Kiante ElamLawrence’s Partner
Paul HopkinsStudent
Keith OdettRandom Skinhead
Paul E. ShortStocky Buddy
Nigel MiguelBasketball Player
Darrell BrittWhite Supremicist
Robert ‘Duckie’ CarpenterSkinhead
Sydney ‘Big Dawg’ ColstonPrison Gang Leader
Hans CozzensPolice Officer #2
John EmbryParking Lot Skinhead
Maximillian KesmodelYoung Danny Vinyard
Barbie MarieStudent
Andre McCoyBasketball Player
Allie MossSkinhead Girlfriend
Denney PierceArresting Officer
Glendon RichDeputy Sheriff
Louis E. RosasJail Inmate
Sam SarpongJail Inmate
Mark SwansonSkinhead in Store
Jeremy SweetSkinhead
Selwyn WardHigh School Student
Leaving Bathroom
Debra WilsonMother in a coffee shop

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