Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Gangster No. 1 (2000) Genre(s): Action | Crime | Thriller

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows, Ken Cranham, Jamie Foreman, Eddie Marsan, Andrew Lincoln

Synopsis: How a young punk rose to the top.

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Newt's movie review

It's all about McDowell: the narration; multiple shots used to create the same scene; the questioning. Bettany puts in a great performance to complement McDowell, and Thewlis is brilliant as the role model, but it all comes down to Gangster #1. The re-creation of the 60s was excellent right down to the white shag carpeting, the camera work was so good some scenes were disturbing, and for the record: there was full frontal male nudity.

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