Warner Brothers Gangster Films

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Bullets or Ballots (1936)
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him... (82 mins.)
 
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The Public Enemy (1931)
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. (83 mins.)
 
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White Heat (1949)
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn (114 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
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Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
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Little Caesar (1931)
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A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune. (79 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
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The Petrified Forest (1936)
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
 
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The Roaring Twenties (1939)
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I. (106 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
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City for Conquest (1940)
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Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together. (104 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
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Each Dawn I Die (1939)
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A corrupt D.A. with gubernatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him. (92 mins.)
 
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'G' Men (1935)
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers... (85 mins.)
 
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San Quentin (1937)
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An army trainer becomes captain of the prison yard and in time, falls for the sister of a hardened inmate. (70 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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San Quentin (1946)
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and... (66 mins.)
 
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A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
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Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses. (85 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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Smart Money (1931)
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Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel. (81 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
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Picture Snatcher (1933)
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia... (77 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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The Mayor of Hell (1933)
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided... (90 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
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Lady Killer (1933)
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A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him. (76 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
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Black Legion (1937)
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When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence. (83 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
 
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Brother Orchid (1940)
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When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk. (88 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
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Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind. (87 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
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Invisible Stripes (1939)
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An ex-con who wants to go straight has difficulties trying to reintegrate into society while on parole. (81 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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Kid Galahad (1937)
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Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
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Larceny, Inc. (1942)
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Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers... (95 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
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The Little Giant (1933)
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When Prohibition ends, a beer baron sees the writing on the wall, quits the rackets, and tries to break into California society. (76 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
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Little Giant (1946)
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Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott... (91 mins.)
 
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