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Gangster Land (2017)

In the Absence of Good Men (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 December 2017 (USA)
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A very high level and brief history of how "Machine Gun Jack McGurn" rose from amateur boxer to second in command of Al Capone's criminal empire.





Credited cast:
Sean Faris ... Jack McGurn
Milo Gibson ... Al Capone
Jason Patric ... Detective Reed
Jamie-Lynn Sigler ... Lulu Rolfe
Peter Facinelli ... George 'Bugs' Moran
Mark Rolston ... Dion O'Banion
Michael Paré ... O'Connor
Sean Kanan ... Detective Boyle
Al Sapienza ... Johnny Torrio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shane P. Allen ... Anthony Bascone
Shane Almagor ... Paperboy
Drake Andrew ... Giovanni Scalise
Thaddeus Armstrong ... North Side Mobster
Jody Barton ... Detective Randall
James Bartz ... Agent McConnell
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The story of America's most famous mobsters and their rise to power, GANGSTER LAND examines Al Capone's ascension through the eyes of his second in command, "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn. Once an amateur boxer, McGurn is lured into the Italian mafia after the murder of his stepfather. Upon joining, he rises swiftly through the ranks along with friend and eventual boss, Capone. As the Italian mob becomes the most lucrative criminal organization in the country, tensions build with "Bugs" Moran and the Irish mob which ignites a brutal gang war culminating with the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Written by Anonymous

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Milo Gibson who plays Al Capone is the 6th son of Mel Gibson. See more »


The St. Valentine's Day Massacre took place on Feb 14 in Chicago- the middle of winter in a very cold city. In the street scene that takes place just before the massacre, people are walking down the street in Chicago without overcoats or winter clothing; one woman is wearing a sleeveless dress. There is also a patch of very green grass by the sidewalk. See more »

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Nothing Gangster About This
9 January 2018 | by Thugs_crySee all my reviews

If you're a fan of mob movies, this will be a heavy disappointment. The storyline isnt that engaging as much as the actors try to do their best to imitate the gangsters of the 20s/30s

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