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The American Friend is in the neo-noir genre. The film follows a career criminal and a picture framer. Even though the picture framer is terminally ill, the criminal convinces him to become an assassin. The two meet because the criminal is involved in an artwork forgery scheme. The American Friend is an Drama, Thriller movie that was released in 1977 and has a run time of 2 hr 7 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 79.

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| 1977 | 2 hr 7 min | 7.4/10 | 79/100
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain
Wim Wenders