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American History X

Cast
Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien, Ethan Suplee, Fairuza Balk, Avery Brooks, Elliott Gould, Stacy Keach
Released
1998
Adolf Hitler | marijuana | phencyclidine
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Stacey: “... pervert, Dan.” (0:04)

History teacher Murray asks principal Bob, “Arguing for Hitler as a civil-rights hero?”
Bob, referring to Danny: “I am not disputing the fact that the child is confused...”
”This racist propaganda... psychobabble... he can unlearn it, too.” (0:06)

Television reporter: “Earlier today L.A. County firefighter Dennis Vinyard was shot and killed battling a blaze at a suspected Compton drug den.”
Danny’s brother Derek, referring to his father Dennis: “He got shot by a... drug dealer...” (0:14)

Danny tells Derek’s pest-control technician friend Seth, “I’m not in the mood.” (0:27)

Derek tells Danny, referring to Seth, “He’s an idiot. He’s always been an idiot.” (0:32)

Curtis: “You want a little toke?”
Derek: “Weed is for niggeres.” (0:35)

Murray tells the Vinyard family, referring to the Rodney King riots: “It’s like an expression of rage...”
Referring to Rodney King: “He’s high as a goddamn kite...”
”If Rodney King had been driving along hopped up on Chivas Regal and PCP and had killed Danny, you’d sing a different tune.”
”We’re so hung up on this notion...” (0:41)

Danny tells his young sister Ally, “She’s a crazy flier.”
He tells his mother Doris he will let his hair grow “The day you quit smoking.” (0:51)

Picture of Hitler (0:56)

White supremacist leader Cameron tells Danny, referring to Bob, “He’s trying to make you feel guilty about writing about Adolf Hitler.” (0:58)

His girlfriend Stacey tells Derek, “You’re nuts. You are nuts.” (1:00)

Cameron tells Derek, “You know, you made the fat kid a little nervous.” (1:02)

Inmate Lamont imitates a KKK member for Derek: “My cousin Derek is in the pen right now... driving him nigger crazy.” (1:18)

Lamont asks Derek, “Are you crazy?”
”You are tweaking.” (1:22)

Derek tells Bob, “Listen, I said I was confused.” (1:28)

Lamont asks Derek, “Are you out of your... mind? Are you... crazy?” (1:30)

Lamont asks Derek, “You think I’m gonna put my neck on the line for some crazy-ass peckerwood?” (1:33)

His father Dennis asks Derek, “Psyching up for the game?” (1:38)

Grief overcomes Derek as he realizes Danny is dead. (1:53)