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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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Joey
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Jeremy Schoenberg ...
Crapshooter
Miles Perlich ...
Crapshooter
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Rabbi
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Anto Nolan ...
Irish Cop
Andy Romano ...
Antonio Luciano
Bianca Rossini ...
Rosalie Luciano
Stevie Restivo ...
Little Brother
Caroline Gillette ...
Little Sister
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Rocco
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Don Faranzano
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Storyline

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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They had what it took to build an empire...They just built it on the wrong side of the law. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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

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26 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gangsters  »

Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,246,790 (USA)
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Trivia

Lara Flynn Boyle's character of Mara is loosely based on the real-life Gay Orlova, a chorus girl and escort whom Lucky Luciano dated while in New York. See more »

Goofs

The Internal Revenue Service is mentioned twice as having investigated income tax evasion. Before 1953 the IRS was the "Bureau of Internal Revenue"; it was changed to Internal Revenue Service to emphasize "service" to taxpayers. See more »

Quotes

Don Salvatore Faranzano: [as Lucky and Company are preparing to execute him] ... Why are you doing this? 'Cause I tortured you? 'Cause I set you all up?
Lucky: No, it's what you did 15 years ago.
Don Salvatore Faranzano: You want revenge after *fifteen years*?
Lucky: I've been busy.
Don Salvatore Faranzano: At least tell me what I did 15 years ago.
Lucky: ...You destroyed my father!
Don Salvatore Faranzano: I don't even *remember* your father!
Lucky: Exactly.
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Referenced in Men Named Milo, Women Named Greta (2000) See more »

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It's supposed to entertain not educate!!!
12 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have loved this film since it came out and I can't believe some of the comments! Did you really expect another Goodfellas from the Brat Pack? Or did you just watch the film so you could confirm your suspicions and have a good moan? The film is very entertaining and well acted. Robert De Niro and Al Pacino may be good actors but the cast of this film is much easier on the eye(!) and I don't think you can fault the acting in this film. Patrick Dempsey and Christian Slater are particularly good in their roles.

Stop being so judgemental and accept the film for what it is - an entertaining action flick loosely based on real events. If you expect a history lesson from the cinema you are bound to be disappointed!


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