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Mob War (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Crime  |  11 October 1989 (USA)
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When the New York City police disrupt a big cocaine deal, the TV news reporters find John Falcone, a local mobster, nearby. They ask some tough questions, and Falcone decides he needs a ... See full summary »

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Don Ricci
Johnny Stumper ...
Todd Barrett
David Henry Keller ...
John Falcone
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Hector (as John Rano)
Danny Kuchuck ...
Juan Pendejo (as Oliver Daniels)
Steven Kaman ...
Martin Spostein (as Sven Nuvo)
Adrianna Maxwell ...
Whitney Barrett
Dan Lutsky ...
Vince Petracco
Angel Caban ...
Felix
Monica Helm ...
Janice
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Linda
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Sal
Neave Benton ...
Tommy Bradford
Tony Kruk ...
Tony
Buzzy Dannenfelser ...
Joey
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When the New York City police disrupt a big cocaine deal, the TV news reporters find John Falcone, a local mobster, nearby. They ask some tough questions, and Falcone decides he needs a public relations man to help burnish his image. He hires Todd Barrett, and he keeps Barrett in line with generous helpings of cocaine. Meanwhile, Falcone's unorthodox, violent, and sadistic methods get him cross-wise with Don Ricci, the boss. A mob war may break out. When Todd's wife is endangered, can the flack attack back at the racketeers? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Forget what you've heard. Forget what you've read. Forget what you've seen. In New York, this is the way it really is. See more »

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Todd Barrett's wife is referred to as Alyssa in the movie, but in the credits, the character is listed as "Whitney Barrett." See more »

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Excellent casting, Excellent mob patter
12 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent casting is the strong point of this movie.

The mob figures were believable.

Especially good was the main bodyguard of the Jake LaMotta character.

The patter of the mob people also rang true.

And the choice of locations was believable.

For example, the crummy furniture district where the head man's "office" was located.

For those here who complain about the number of shots the pr man turned mob fighter missed, remember all the cocaine he took in the course of the movie. That doesn't help your aim.

The movie was filled with totally believable patter from the crime characters.


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