American History X

American History X

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and starring Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. The film tells the story of two brothers, Derek Vinyard (Norton) and Daniel 'Danny' Vinyard (Furlong) of Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

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American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and starring Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. It was distributed by New Line Cinema. The film tells the story of two brothers, Derek Vinyard (Norton) and Daniel 'Danny' Vinyard (Furlong) of Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California. Both are intelligent and charismatic students. Their father, a firefighter, is murdered by a black drug dealer while trying to extinguish a fire in a South Central neighborhood of Los Angeles, and Derek is drawn into the neo-Nazi movement. Derek brutally kills two black gang members whom he catches in the act of breaking into the truck left to him by his father, and is sentenced to three years in prison for voluntary manslaughter.

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