Notable actor-director teams -- Ridley and Tony Scott's filmmaking histories with ''American Gangster'' stars Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe and Ridley Scott
As a Roman general fighting for his honor, Crowe rode Scott’s 2000 epic to box office and Oscar glory.
A Good Year
The duo’s unlikely second effort, a 2006 pastoral comedy set in Provence, misfired with audiences.
Body of Lies
Crowe plays a CIA bureau chief in Scott’s upcoming Middle East spy thriller, which is currently filming.
Denzel Washington and Tony Scott
In this 1995 hit, Washington starred as a naval officer battling for control of a nuclear submarine.
Man on Fire
In one of his darkest roles, Washington played a burned-out ex-assassin in this 2004 actioner.
Scott’s 2006 time-travel thriller, with Washington as an ATF agent, proved a modest hit despite pans.