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Witness to the Mob (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  10 May 1998 (USA)
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Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul ... See full summary »

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Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino crime family. However, betrayals within the family saw him break the code of silence and became the highest ranking member of the mob to turn into a rat - 'a rat in a suit,- assisting the government to finally put away the Teflon Don, John Gotti. Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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29 March 2003 | by (Holland) – See all my reviews

Witness to the Mob is a bit long-winded film about John Gotti's right hand Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano.

One of the most remarkable things is that Nicholas Turturro looks precisely like the real Sammy Gravano. And he plays the role better than most other actors did. But Tom Sizemore isn't very convincing as John Gotti. Actually he is a great actor, he was fantastic in Heat, Black Hawk Down and Play It to the Bone, but this was just not the role for him. Armand Assante did it much better than him, in Robert Harmon's Gotti.

The story is too simple but still interesting. If you want to know more about John Gotti and his gang, try to catch this film. It's kind of enjoyable.

RATING: 5,5/10


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