Great Movies: Lawless: Prohibtion, Depression, and Crime

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Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season Boardwalk Empire
2012-01 - HBO Home Video
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A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson - the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat. …More

Bonnie and Clyde Bonnie and Clyde
2008-05 - Warner Home Video
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Dunaway and Betty star in the story of real-life 1930s bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, which mixed romance, adventure, glamour, comedy and violence in a way never seen before. We rob banks. …More

The Cotton Club The Cotton Club
2009-06 - Tcfhe/MGM
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The Cotton Club exposes the most violent and passionate era America has ever known, the age of jazz and glamour in the kingdom of organized crime. …More

Godfather Collection Godfather Collection
2009-04 - Paramount Home Video
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Francis Ford Coppola's Masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged. …More

Kansas City Kansas City
2005-02 - New Line Cinema Corporation
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Hoping to get her hoodlum husband back, a desperate '30s woman kidnaps a politician's wife. …More

Little Caesar Little Caesar
2005-01 - Warner Home Video
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A small-time hoodlum shoots his way up the underworld ladder. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. …More

Public Enemies Public Enemies
2012-01 - Universal Home Video
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No one could stop John Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone - from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang - later including Baby Face Nelson and Alvin Karpis - thrilled many.. …More

Public Enemy Public Enemy
2005-01 - Warner Home Video
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A feisty punk hits women, shoots men and runs beer during Prohibition. Directed by William Wellman. …More

Road to Perdition Road to Perdition
2011-05 - Paramount Home Video
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Sullivan, a hit man for the mob, is forced to run to save his son from certain death after his son witnesses a hit. The ROAD TO PERDITION weaves a mesmerizing tale of a father and son bound together by tragedy and betrayal. On an unforgettable journey of honor, vengeance, and redemption, they will confront the overwhelming odds--and forge an indestructable bond. …More

The Roaring Twenties The Roaring Twenties
2005-01 - Warner Home Video
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Three World War I buddies return to New York, where two become bootleggers. Directed by Raoul Walsh. …More

Scarface Scarface
1932 - Universal Home Video
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A mobster shoots his way to the top of the Chicago underworld. Directed by Howard Hawks. …More

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
2009-06 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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Al Capone and his gang go to war with Bugs Moran's gang, ending with a setup in 1929 Chicago. …More

Thieves Like Us Thieves Like Us
1974 - Tcfhe/MGM
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Lovers Bowie and Keechie live by night with their fugitive gang in 1937 Mississippi. Directed by Robert Altman. …More

The Untouchables The Untouchables
2006-05 - Paramount Home Video
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Eliot Ness and his men fight Al Capone in Chicago during Prohibition. Directed by Brian De Palma. Best supporting actor Oscar for Connery. …More

The Untouchables: Season 1, Volume 1 The Untouchables: Season 1
2009-04 - Paramount Home Video
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The Untouchables chronicles the campaign of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack), the young U.S. Prohibition Bureau agent, to smash the beer and booze empire of Al Capone in 1920s Chicago. …More