Gangster Wars

Gangster Wars

121 mins | Drama, Crime, TV Movie | April 9, 1981

The film tells the story of three teenagers, based on real life gangsters Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Michael Nouri), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Joe Penny) and Michael Lasker (Brian Benben) (a fictional character who was most likely modeled after Meyer Lansky), growing up in New York's ghettos during the early 1900s to their rise though organized crime.

Gangster Wars

121 mins | Drama, Crime, TV Movie | April 9, 1981

Gangster Wars
The film tells the story of three teenagers, based on real life gangsters Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Michael Nouri), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Joe Penny) and Michael Lasker (Brian Benben) (a fictional character who was most likely modeled after Meyer Lansky), growing up in New York's ghettos during the early 1900s to their rise though organized crime.
IMDb rating 6.7
Producers
Original title Gangster Wars
Directors Richard C. Sarafian
Writers Richard DeKoker

Cast

Michael Nouri

as Charles "Lucky" Luciano

Joe Penny

as Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

Brian Benben

as Michael Lasker

Richard S. Castellano

as Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria

Louis Giambalvo

as Al Capone

George DiCenzo

as Arnold Rothstein

Joseph Mascolo

as Salvatore Maranzano

Jonathan Banks

as Dutch Schultz

Robert F. Lyons

as Legs Diamond

Madeleine Stowe

as Ruth Lasker

Robert John Burke

as Officer Reardon

Robert Davi

as Vito Genovese

Jon Polito

as Thomas "Three Fingers Brown" Lucchese

Lelia Goldoni

as Mrs Lasker