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This period gangster picture attempts to do for 1930s Harlem and real-life numbers impresario Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (Laurence Fishburne) what the GODFATHER trilogy did for the Mafia, but director Bill Duke undermines it at every turn, shifting tone fr… (more)

Released: 1997

Rating: R

User Rating:4.5 out of 5 (6 ratings)

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Hoodlum AMC

Laurence Fishburne gives an impressive performance as '30s gangster Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson in this biopic depicting his rivalry with Dutch Schultz (Tim Roth) for control of a numbers racket in Harlem. Francine: Vanessa L. Williams. Lucky Luciano: Andy G (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • User Rating:4.5 out of 5 (6 ratings)
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  • Review: This period gangster picture attempts to do for 1930s Harlem and real-life numbers impresario Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (Laurence Fishburne) what the GODFATHER trilogy did for the Mafia, but director Bill Duke undermines it at every turn, shifting tone fr… (more)

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