Universal DVD box set features the Ridley Scott films American Gangster, Black Hawk Down & Gladiator
American Gangster - Frank Lucas is a driver for Bumpy Johnson, one of the top figures in Harlem's criminal world. When Bumpy dies, Lucas swoops in, taking over his predecessor's empire and expanding it over the next few years with his sale of a particularly potent brand of heroin. Meanwhile, New Jersey cop Richie Roberts begins to investigate the New York drug world and discovers that there's a new power in town.
Gladiator is a violent drama set in Roman times under the rule of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Maximus, a Roman general, finds himself caught up in the battle for the throne when the Emperor chooses him over his son Commodus. When Maximus discovers that his family has been slaughtered he allows himself to be captured and thrown into the gladiator games as a slave.
Black Hawk Down is an account of an American UN Peacekeeping Force which landed in Mogadishu, Somalia in October 1993. Their mission was to abduct the two top lieutenants of a local warlord but the team are quickly surrounded by enemy forces and a fifteen hour fierce ground battle ensues.
Suitable from 18 years.