American History X
|Running time:||1h 58m||Genre:||Drama|
A fireman is murdered by a black gang member -- an event which begins this tale about the consequences of prejudice as a family is torn apart by hate. The fireman's death triggers a violent rage in his eldest son (Norton), a skinhead who retaliates by forming a white supremacist gang at his high school. It soon becomes apparent to him that this is not the best way to lead a life, so he begins the struggle to reform himself and save his younger brother (Furlong) from a life of violence, bigotry and racism.
|Studio:||New Line Cinema|
|Cast:||Avery Brooks, Edward Furlong, Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Edward Norton|