American History X

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Release year: 1998
  • Running time: 119 min
  • Country: United States of America
Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

Stars:

Edward Norton

Derek Vinyard

Edward Furlong

Danny Vinyard

Beverly D'Angelo

Doris Vinyard

Avery Brooks

Dr. Bob Sweeney

Jennifer Lien

Davina Vinyard

Ethan Suplee

Seth Ryan

Stacy Keach

Cameron Alexander

Guy Torry

Lamont

William Russ

Dennis Vinyard

Joe Cortese

Rasmussen