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Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joey Collins
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Eadie Collins
Henry Morgan ...
Burton Turkus
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Abe Reles
David J. Stewart ...
Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter
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Det. Sgt. William Tobin
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Singer
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Walter Sage
Eli Mintz ...
Joe Rosen
Joseph Bernard ...
Mendy Weiss
Warren Finnerty ...
Bug Workman
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Lazlo
Helen Waters ...
Mrs. Corsi
Leon B. Stevens ...
Loughran
Howard Smith ...
Albert Anastasia (as Howard I. Smith)
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Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hitman Reles. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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The Super-Corporation of Crime!


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14 October 1960 (West Germany)  »

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Nattens vargar  »

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| (FMC Library Print)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actor, later producer/executive, Robert Evans turned down the part of Reles, because it was "not the lead role" and Peter Falk was cast instead, becoming Falk's first Oscar nominating performance. See more »

Goofs

During the credits, when Abe Reles' first victim is shown lying on the stairs dead after being shot, he is clearly breathing. See more »

Quotes

Abe "Kid Twist" Reles: I'm gonna tell you something about women. I never met one that didn't need a rap in the head, and often.
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Referenced in The Notorious Landlady (1962) See more »

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Hey! Mister
Written by George David Weiss (as George Weiss)
Performed by May Britt and chorus girls
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life in the underworld
15 March 1999 | by (jersey city, n.j.) – See all my reviews

one of the better gangster movies. peter falk is excellent as abe reles and a solid performance from vincent gardenia as his lawyer. "Murder Inc. gives a real account of the back stabbing that accompanies the underworld.


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