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Getting Gotti (1994)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  10 May 1994 (USA)
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Though she grew up in the same neighborhood with him, the new Assistant U.S. Attorney is determined to prosecute Mafia boss John Gotti. Uncooperative FBI agents and bureaucrats will not ... See full summary »

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Diane Giacalone
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John Gotti (as Anthony John Denison)
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Cassie
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Willie Boy Johnson
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Lawrence Bayne ...
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Dellocroce
Victor Ertmanis ...
McBtratney
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Barbanel
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April
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Judge Fisk (as Ron Hartman)
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Though she grew up in the same neighborhood with him, the new Assistant U.S. Attorney is determined to prosecute Mafia boss John Gotti. Uncooperative FBI agents and bureaucrats will not deter the driven young prosecutor as her quest culminates in the memorable and controversial trial of the "Dapper Don." Written by Multicom Entertainment

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17 September 2003 | by (The Hague, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is really the dumbest, most offensive Canadian made for tv feeling piece of garbage I have seen in a long time.

I seriously wonder how anyone was sucked into this. Anthony John Denison is a real actor, which he proved during Crime Story. Here, he is lost in some kind of schlock that came out in the same year as The Bell Curve, and it shows. Racist, offensive, ignorant of boardroom culture or police procedure, filled with error. James Henerson should be immolated on a pile of his own manuscripts. Fortunately, "Getting Gotti" (1994), was followed in 1996 by another tv movie, "Gotti", with Armand Assante, which avoids most of the pitfalls of this atrocity, if you need your fill with mob drama, see Donnie Brasco, it's tv series "Falcone", or even The Godfather I and II if you're feeling nostalgic.

Avoid like the plague.


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