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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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Frank
Peter Boretski ...
Dellocroce
Victor Ertmanis ...
McBtratney
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Barbanel
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April
Ron Hartmann ...
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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Before The Fall
10 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although one does not have to know the entire history of the mafia and its godfathers to enjoy this film, it portrays a quasi-fictional episode in the life of one of its leaders, John Gotti, played by Anthony John Denison. I thought he was quite good, and styled to resemble the man effectively. The supporting characters, (many who have taken on roles in television's long- running blockbuster, "The Sopranos"), all lend credence to the episodic pursuit by one female prosecutor, Diane Giacalone,(Lorraine Bracco). It builds on many well-known criminal figures, particularly, Sammy, "The Bull", Gravano's turncoat testimony. This is not a documentary, per se, but an outsider's view of what the real female prosecutor, Diane Giacalone, must have experienced in her quest. There are updates in the closing credits, but none late enough to eulogize Gott's final demise from cancer, while incarcerated.


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