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Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)

For a generation, the mobs main money machine was the Teamsters Union. When Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, the fight was on to see who could follow him. Jackie Presser was the son of a long time ... See full summary »

Director:

Alastair Reid

Writers:

James Neff (book), Abby Mann (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Dennehy ... Jackie Presser
Jeff Daniels ... Tom Noonan
Maria Conchita Alonso ... Carmen
Eli Wallach ... Bill Presser
Robert Prosky ... Maishe
Donald Moffat ... O'Connell
Al Waxman ... Allen
Tony Lo Bianco ... Allen Dorfman
Kate Reid ... Faye
Brad Sullivan ... Dickerson
Jude Ciccolella ... Tony
Victor Slezak ... Sanger
Val Avery ... Salerno
Frank Pellegrino ... Anthony Provenzano
Henderson Forsythe Henderson Forsythe ... Senator Bruckmeyer
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Storyline

For a generation, the mobs main money machine was the Teamsters Union. When Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, the fight was on to see who could follow him. Jackie Presser was the son of a long time union board member and when he retired, Jackie was elevated to one of the most powerful position in the country; President of the Teamsters Union. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, and for some violence. | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A politika színpadán See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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A TV movie for the HBO network. See more »

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Not bad for a HBO made for TV movie
10 October 2002 | by mm-39See all my reviews

This film is an entertaining watch, not bad for a HBO movie. Denny's performance is good as usual; has a made in Canada feel, my guess probably Toronto. Toronto seem to substitute for many American cities. The film has a gutsy, realistic feel to it, and is made honestly. It you like reading books on these issues, you will like this film. Not a great film but I would watch it again. 6/10


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