Hoodlum - Official Trailer
In the 1930s, two gangs fought for control of illegal gaming in the Big Apple. One was headed by the black godfather Bumpy Johnson, the other by the infamous hothead Dutch Schultz. Blood flows as the dice roll in this mobster period piece.
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- Released: 1997
- Rating: R
- 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)