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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
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Antonio Luciano
Bianca Rossini ...
Rosalie Luciano
Stevie Restivo ...
Little Brother
Caroline Gillette ...
Little Sister
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Rocco
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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 didn't take orders...They took over. See more »

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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  »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,030,585, 28 July 1991, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,246,790
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Both Christian Slater and Chris Penn later appeared in Quentin Tarantino films: Penn in Reservoir Dogs (1992) and together in True Romance (1993). The latter film was only written by Tarantino, not directed. See more »

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

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Don Salvatore Faranzano: [at a dinner party following Don Masseria's assassination] ... My friends! Honorable men! I welcome you today as your Caesar. The boss of all bosses! To give impartial leadership, I have turned over my interests to other members of my family. In return, I will receive a fair share of the proceeds from all the families across the country. From now on, we will be divided into five families. And the boss from each family will report to me... Mr. Thomas Gagliano; Mr. Joseph Bonanno; Mr. Joseph ...
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The Young Guns of Mobster Flicks
5 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I couldn't believe that this movie was going to be even somewhat good after looking at the cover of the box. Boy, was I wrong, Mobsters sure did not disappoint me and I think I've seen just about every mafia/mob movie ever made in the last 50 years. I'm not saying this goes up there with Goodfellas and The Godfathers, etc, but it definitely deserves some credit. The acting for the most part is very well-done. There is some good action with a fair amount of bloodshed, great set designs, and a good cast. I'm not sure exactly how historically accurate this movie is, but nevertheless, it pulls through to bring an overall excellent mob flick.


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