Gangster No. 1

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: June 22, 2001
DVD: October 8, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 4.34
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Cast: Saffron Burrows, Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany


Set in 1960s East London, a young man (Bettany, McDowell plays older character) starts working for a gang leader named Freddie Mays, enjoying the job and all its perks. When a rival gang leader decides to take out Freddie, the new recruit finds out and decides to murder both leaders at the same time. The plot continues through the 30-year rise and fall of his criminal career.

Director: Paul McGuigan
Studio: Channel Four Films
Producer(s): Jonathan Cavendish, Norma Heyman
Screenplay: Johnny Ferguson
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