Frank Lucas - American Gangster
American Gangster follows real-life Harlem drug dealer Frank Lucas around New York City. This guy makes the Italian Mafia shake in their boots. He's unapologetically violent and intimidating, ready to step on anyone in his way to the top of the food chain. Frank Lucas was a real gangster living in Harlem back in the 60s and 70s. He was best known for famously cutting out the middleman in the drug trades, which was controversial back in the day.