Top 7 American History X Movie Details

While searching the internet for American History X movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

During the arrest scene, the officer covers Norton's character's swastika tattoo while apprehending him, symbolically foreshadowing an end to his racism through a path to redemption

At the start Principal Sweeney tells Danny Vinyard (Furlong) that "if the report is not on his desk the next morning - "He is a ghost at the High School". The report makes it to school, but not his desk and Danny essentially becomes a ghost.

Hidden Details

1 - . When Derk's skinhead friend was at his house eating candies, he started with the black one.
. When Derk's skinhead friend was at his house eating candies, he started with the black one.
1 - . After his black cellmate mocked KKK, angry Derek took a couple of seconds to put the sheets on the shelf, he was laughing.
. After his black cellmate mocked KKK, angry Derek took a couple of seconds to put the sheets on the shelf, he was laughing.
1 - . derek lying on the floor after he got raped and beaten. The camera focuses for less than a second on his "White power" tattoo. it didn't help him.
. derek lying on the floor after he got raped and beaten. The camera focuses for less than a second on his "White power" tattoo. it didn't help him.
1 - Dr Sweeny foreshadows Danny's later fate in the film during the scene in his office
Dr Sweeny foreshadows Danny's later fate in the film during the scene in his office
American History X poster
American History X poster

American History X Plot: A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

I am pretty sure that you've watched American History X, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about American History X and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Drama
Director Tony Kaye
Main Actors Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien
IMDB score 8.5