The Racket

  • 1928
  • 1 HR 10 MIN
  • NR
  • Crime, Drama

A taut underworld drama, adapted for the screen from Lewis Milestone's own play by Bartlett Cormack. Politically connected bootlegger Nick Scarsi (Louis Wolheim) and police captain McQuigg (Thomas Meighan) have a long-standing beef, which intensifies after Scarsi's trucks are stopped by the police then released because of his pull with local politicos....read more

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Nick, a politically connected bootlegger uses his influence to get his nemesis, a cop, transferred. Nick also humiliates his brother's girlfriend hoping to break the two of them up, which leads to her getting her revenge, with the help of the cop, when the (more…)

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