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American History X 1998

  • Tony Kaye
  • November 20, 1998
  • 119 mins
  • English
  • Drama
Some Legacies Must End.
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.


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Not perfect but still very strong.

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A stunningly over the top piece of propaganda. I found myself agreeing with the message the movie was delivering but at the same time insulted by how in your face the message was. It's also marked by one of the weirdest endings I've ever seen.

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They Channel your anger into hate, your hate creates suffering, but hate is a burden, you can not be angry all the time, not worth it. It was good

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