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Mobsters (1991)

R | | Crime, Drama | 26 July 1991 (USA)
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From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Schoenberg ...
Miles Perlich ...
Anto Nolan ...
Irish Cop
Andy Romano ...
Antonio Luciano
Bianca Rossini ...
Rosalie Luciano
Stevie Restivo ...
Little Brother
Caroline Gillette ...
Little Sister


The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime. As their crime empire expands, they have to deal with many problems, including their own differing opinions on how to run their business, the local Godfather, and the psychotic Mad Dog Coll. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gangsters  »

Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)


$20,246,790 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Don Faranzano (His name was Maranzano in real life) is introducing his underbosses at the banquet where he announces himself as the "Boss of all bosses", he names the underbosses as "Lucky" Luciano, Joe Bonnano, Joe Profaci, Vincent Mangano, and Thomas Gagliano. After Lucky orchestrated the death of Faranzano/Maranzano in real life, the five underbosses became the heads of the individual "Five Families" of organized crime in New York. Eventually, through the years of succession, the Luciano family became the Genovese Family. The Mangano Family became the Gambino Family. The Gagliano family became the Luchese Family. And the Profaci Family became the Columbo Family. Only the Bonnano Family retained the name of it's original leader. See more »


The results of Rothstein's first card deal on the table are not visible subsequently. See more »


Lucky: [after being set up by Don Faranzano and surviving] ... When Tommy Reina went with Faranzano, Don Masseria made Tommy pay a price: me.
[to Lansky]
Lucky: ... Meyer, from now on, you and me gotta agree. So if I start getting a swelled head, just shoot me. It'd be a lot less painful.
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Referenced in Bunheads: I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky (2013) See more »

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Mini Mobsters
13 January 2000 | by (Bedfordshire, England) – See all my reviews

As much as I love Gangster movies there is something that is not quite right about this film.Im not sure the problem is that the actors are just a little bit too young to pull it off if the film should have been an hour longer as there seems to be too much squeezed into 100 minutes. Having said all that i did enjoy this film. Christian Slater has a charm all of his own and is good as Lucky Luciano. Nice and Violent as well! 6 out of 10

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