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Gangster movie recommendation

Being interested in the Great Depression period and gangster, I want some gangster movie recommendation. I enjoyed The Godfather, The Untouchables, Bonnie and Clyde, and soon I'll be watching Hoodlum. Any other movie of the type worth watching? Thanks in advance.
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the original scarface was awesome! also, check out miller's crossing...i love this movie.
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If you get TCM, check out Little Caesar (1930) starring Edward G. Robinson (12:30 AM EST 4/17/03) and High Sierra (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart (1:30 PM EST 4/19/03).
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not as gangsterish as some mentioned but i really liked road to perdition.
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Originally posted by Venom
not as gangsterish as some mentioned but i really liked road to perdition.
I've been waiting for that too. Can't wait to finally watch it.
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If you haven't seen ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, drop everything and go rent it. Depression era oraganzied crime from one of the world's greatest filmmakers.
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Originally posted by Doc Mardan
If you haven't seen ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, drop everything and go rent it. Depression era oraganzied crime from one of the world's greatest filmmakers.
Is it being released on DVD yet? Checked IMDb and although it seems very interesting, they didn't list any DVD release.
Has it been released on R2/R4 DVD?
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You can't go wrong with The Godfather 2!
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A Bronx Tale is a little about "old school" gangster's. not the great depression era, but still a great movie directed by Robert DeNiro. Plus, it can be found for around $10.
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I second the original Scarface (1932) and Little Caesar (1931) .

You might also want to check out these two James Cagney movies - The Public Enemy (1931) & Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) .

Just for laughs, you can watch Bugsy Malone (1976) staring Scott Baio and Jodie Foster. It's a cute little movie where the entire cast is played by kids. Their guns shoot out cream instead of bullets.
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Snatch!
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Originally posted by joefrog91
I second the original Scarface (1932) and Little Caesar (1931) .

You might also want to check out these two James Cagney movies - The Public Enemy (1931) & Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) .

White Heat (1949) is another great James Cagney gangster film.

From TCM's schedule:

Angels With Dirty Faces 5/31/03 8:00 AM

White Heat 6/12/03 06:00 PM

The Public Enemy 6/16/03 3:30 PM
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Miller's Crossing!

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