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Witness to the Mob (1998)

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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Deborah Gravano
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Toddo Aurello
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Jimmy Falcona
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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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Vincent Pastore who plays Mikey De Batt is introduced to Angelo Ruggiero played by Johnny Williams. In the 1996 HBO film Gotti Pastore plays Angelo Ruggiero. In the film Gotti Debatt is only mentioned not ever seen. See more »

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Although it's not Goodfellas, it's not bad either.
15 March 2001 | by (London England) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on the true story of "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, a self-confessed killer who helps prosecute Mafia boss John Gotti, in exchange for immunity. Yes, the acting is a bit wooden, and the script full of cliches, but it's an interesting study of a real life Mafia case - definitely worth a look, but certainly not a classic.


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