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Post by sirclive1 » Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:12 pm

Godfather 1 & 2 (even 3's not that bad !)
Goodfellas
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Casino
Millers crossing
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Post by korean*** » Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:46 pm

scarface.

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A Bittersweet Life

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Post by yakmag » Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:03 pm

Would Heat count?

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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:24 pm

Who do you reckon makes the best gangster villain?

There are a few funny-but-scary ones in Snatch and Lock-Stock

I think it has to be Joe Pesci - a shame he didn't get a bigger part in Once Upon A Time
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Re: Best gangster film

Post by TheDude18 » Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:32 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:What's your favourite gangster film ?
I think my favourite is The Long Good Friday

Bob Hoskins at his magnificent best - shows how a hard-bitten gangland boss's world falling down around his ears as he loses control of his empire
Great Question Marvin. Got to go with goodfellas but long good friday is a close second. The meathook scene is outstanding, when Bob(been very calm to this point of the film considering) loses is temper. ".....but now theres been and ERUPTION!!!"
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Post by rossi46 » Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:51 pm

Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead with Christopher Walken and Andy Garcia was utter class. Forgot about that one.

Can anyone remember the absolutely bleak and depressing mob movie where Walken played the ruthless mob boss? I remember being depressed for days after watching it. I watched it not long after watching Goodfellas and was expecting more of the same.
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Post by djcarlos » Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:40 am

rossi46 wrote:Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead with Christopher Walken and Andy Garcia was utter class. Forgot about that one.

Can anyone remember the absolutely bleak and depressing mob movie where Walken played the ruthless mob boss? I remember being depressed for days after watching it. I watched it not long after watching Goodfellas and was expecting more of the same.
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Post by psj3809 » Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:07 am

I love the really famous ones, Godfather, Scarface etc

I really do like however Kings of New York, some great scenes in that and State of Grace with Sean Penn about some irish gangsters in NY was very good

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Post by Smurph » Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:15 am

rossi46 wrote:Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead with Christopher Walken and Andy Garcia was utter class. Forgot about that one.
That was my choice. Great film. I wince every time I think about the guy that got the bullet up his hole. Ow.
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