Plot & Details
In this fictionalized account based on true figures, a foursome of young thugs decides to team up and take control of New York's east side from the aging bosses who control it. Bugsy Siegel (Richard Grieco) and Frank Costello (Costas Mandylor) control the physical elements of the operation, while Lucky Luciano (Christian Slater) and Meyer Lansky (Patrick Dempsey) bring up the business end.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama,Action
- Run Time: 104min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 07/22/1991
- DVD Release Date: 09/30/2003
- Distributor(s): Universal
- Director(s): Michael Karbelnikoff
- Starring: Christian Slater , Patrick Dempsey , Richard Grieco , Costas Mandylor , F. Murray Abraham
- Themes: Ladder to the Top,Mafia Life
- Tone: Slick,Stylized,Tense
- Keywords: Mafia,ambition,criminal,friendship,gangster,organized-crime,underworld,upward-mobility
- Country of Origin: USA (07-26-1991)