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VIDEO: White Boy Rick shows rise and fall of teen who became drug boss and youngest FBI informant ever

By David Amoruso

How could Hollywood not make a movie about the drug dealer known as White Boy Rick? Richard Wershe Jr. was barely a teenager when he began trafficking cocaine and only 14 when he became an FBI informant, the youngest in history.

His story now hits the big screen starring Richie Merritt as…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 17, 2018 at 5:51am — No Comments

SNL does The Sopranos finale parody with Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller and Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Saturday Night Live finished off its season with a bang last night when it brought in a star-studded cast to parody the infamous final episode of HBO’s The Sopranos. As Journey’s Don’t…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 20, 2018 at 9:03am — No Comments

VIDEO: Loving Pablo with Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz details Escobar’s love affair with TV reporter

By David Amoruso

What’s in a title? Loving Pablo is the latest in a long line of documentaries, television series and movies about Colombia’s most notorious drug lord and proof that Hollywood’s love for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 13, 2018 at 8:11am — No Comments

Prequel of The Sopranos is in the works – Creator David Chase returns with movie titled The Many Saints of Newark

By David Amoruso

Over a decade ago, when his epic The Sopranos ended with a black screen, David Chase left us sitting in the dark. Now, just like that, he pulls us back out into the light with a prequel movie to his hit television series titled The Many Saints of Newark.

Set in the 1960s, the film…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 9, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

VIDEO: Gringo, Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton try to scam a Mexican drug cartel

By David Amoruso

Always know who you’re doing business with and what they’re capable of. That way you won’t end up like Harold, played by David Oyelowo. In the crime comedy Gringo he is sent to Mexico for a business deal, but ends up getting kidnapped by a drug cartel.

His bosses, played by Charlize Theron…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 24, 2018 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Prosecutor made famous by ‘American Gangster’ avoids prison time after guilty plea to federal tax charges

By David Amoruso

It’s always sad when role models fall from grace. Richard “Richie” Roberts had his biggest success when he was an Essex County assistant prosecutor and helped convict Harlem drug boss Frank Lucas. On Thursday, he was sentenced to 3 years of probation after pleading guilty to failing to pay his personal…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on January 13, 2018 at 7:31am — No Comments

VIDEO: Sicario 2, Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro return to sow death and destruction in Mexico’s cartel land

By David Amoruso

In the war on drugs things only get dirtier and grittier. The billions of dollars made from narcotics cause massive corruption and lawlessness, thousands of deaths and even more bloodshed. In Sicario 2: Soldado, filmmakers explore how far authorities will go in their quest to eliminate a problem…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 22, 2017 at 4:49am — No Comments

VIDEO: Acts of Violence, Bruce Willis teams up with Special Forces to hunt down human trafficking gang

By David Amoruso

Why do human trafficking rings always kidnap the wrong girl? Haven’t they seen Taken? Taken 2? Taken 3? In Acts of Violence these pimps are at it again when they take the fiancée of Roman. The woman also happens to be the sister of Roman's best friend Deklan. Both men are ex-Special Forces trained…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 10, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Gangster Land, indie mob film shows Al Capone's story through eyes of “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn

By David Amoruso

Chicago mob boss Al Capone’s story never gets boring. It has been told in many ways and through the eyes of various of his associates and enemies. In Gangster Land, we get to see Capone through the eyes of his infamous…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 18, 2017 at 2:54am — No Comments

VIDEO: The Day I Met El Chapo, actress Kate del Castillo about her and Sean Penn’s meeting with drug lord

By David Amoruso

It was a meeting plastered across front pages of newspapers and aired on primetime news shows around the world. When Mexican actress Kate del Castillo and Hollywood superstar Sean Penn met with most wanted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman the world gasped for breath. What the…

In a three-part Netflix documentary…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 20, 2017 at 3:38pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Acts of Vengeance, Antonio Banderas stars as lawyer who avenges his murdered wife and daughter

By David Amoruso

Don’t make any bad lawyer jokes around this guy. In Acts of Vengeance, Antonio Banderas stars as Frank Valera, a fast-talking attorney who transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Check out the trailer…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 2, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

VIDEO: Gotti, new trailer shows John Travolta as the Teflon Don of the New York Mafia

By David Amoruso

They don’t make them like that anymore. The trailer for the upcoming movie Gotti (2017) has just been released and it shows us infamous New York mob boss …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 26, 2017 at 12:17pm — 1 Comment

The facts behind the Gotti biopic

The motion picture about the life of Gambino crime family mob boss John Gotti is directed by Kevin Connolly with John Travolta taking on the part of The Teflon Don.

At Gangsters Inc. we have followed…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 26, 2017 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Brawl in Cell Block 99, starring Vince Vaughn as a boxer-turned-drug runner

By David Amoruso

Oh, there will be blood. Plenty of it. Hell, the title pretty much promises it! Vince Vaughn stars as Bradley Thomas, a man who brings the pain as he brawls fellow inmates in a desperate murder plot to save his wife who’s being held hostage by a drug boss.

After playing a Los Angeles crime boss in the second…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 10, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Chicago Outfit - Overview

Estimate members: Between 50 and 90 made members

First Boss: James "Big Jim" Colosimo

Primary…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 5, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

The Mafia and SEAL Team 6 joining forces?

By David Amoruso

What is it about the Mafia and hunting terrorists? A couple of weeks ago we had a former Philadelphia mob boss who told us that he’d kill every terrorist and hang their dead bodies in front of their homes – if the government paid him enough – and now we have “Big Pussy” getting together with the “man who shot Osama bin Laden.”

“Had a…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 21, 2017 at 9:19am — No Comments

American Made: Tom Cruise stars as Barry Seal, the drug smuggler who worked for Escobar’s Medellin Cartel

By David Amoruso

Call it Top Gun on cocaine! In American Made actor Tom Cruise plays pilot Barry Seal, a man who is offered a job smuggling drugs for the Medellin drug cartel led by Pablo Escobar and starts working as an…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 9, 2017 at 6:36am — No Comments

Gangsters Inc.'s Showbiz

Organized crime is big business. And not just of the illegal kind. Each year, millions are made by film studios, writers, and media giants by turning stories about stone cold gangsters and Mafiosi in cold hard dollars.

We at Gangsters Inc. thoroughly enjoy these products and decided to shine some light on them in this section. This is where we discuss the true story behind some…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 27, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

The story behind the documentary: Back Home, Years Ago: The Real Casino

Filmmaker Joseph Alexandre’s fascination with the true story behind Martin Scorsese’s mob epic Casino started long before the movie’s release. It all began in the 1980s, while he was working at a Chicago style pizzeria and heard about “the guy,” a man who came around with his College Bowl picks. That “guy” was Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 16, 2017 at 2:51am — No Comments

The Godfather cast reunites at Tribeca Film Festival

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The gang is back together! The entire (surviving) cast of The Godfather will reunite for one special evening. Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and the man behind the camera Francis Ford Coppola will come together on April 29 for the Tribeca Film Festival’s closing-night…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on March 9, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments

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