Lansky

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1999
  • Running time: 116 min
Meyer Lansky, the man who organized crime. Along with Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano, Lansky creates a crime 'syndicate', organized and structured to make it as efficient and as profitable as any business in America. 'Lansky' traces his rise from... read more
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Meyer Lansky, the man who organized crime. Along with Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano, Lansky creates a crime 'syndicate', organized and structured to make it as efficient and as profitable as any business in America. 'Lansky' traces his rise from poverty as a young immigrant to a leader in the crime syndicates of the 30's & 40's.

Original Release

02/27/1999

US Release

02/27/1999

Cast

Anthony LaPaglia Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano / Charlie "Lucky" Luciano
Beverly D'Angelo Teddy Lansky
Eric Roberts Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel / Ben "Bugsy" Siegel
Richard Dreyfuss Meyer Lansky
Illeana Douglas Anna Lansky
Yosef Carmon Rabbi / Caretaker
Mosko Alkalai Jewelry Shopkeeper
Fima Noveck Hasid in Grodno
Joshua Praw Meyer Lansky Age 8 / Eight-Year-Old Meyer Lansky
Jill Holden Yetta Lansky
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John McNaughton

Writers

David Mamet, Uri Dan, Dennis Eisenberg, Eli Landau

Cast

Anthony LaPaglia Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano / Charlie "Lucky" Luciano
Beverly D'Angelo Teddy Lansky
Eric Roberts Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel / Ben "Bugsy" Siegel
Richard Dreyfuss Meyer Lansky
Illeana Douglas Anna Lansky
Yosef Carmon Rabbi / Caretaker
Mosko Alkalai Jewelry Shopkeeper
Fima Noveck Hasid in Grodno
Joshua Praw Meyer Lansky Age 8 / Eight-Year-Old Meyer Lansky
Jill Holden Yetta Lansky
James Harper Longy Zwillman
Octavia Spencer Evelyn the Maid / Evelyn
Bernardo Hiller Max Lansky
Larry Moss Benjamin Lansky
Christopher Rodriguez Marquette Jake Lansky Ages 9-11
Ryan Merriman Meyer Lansky Ages 12-14
Benjamin Kimball Smith Irish Gang Leader
Brian Casey Irish Boy #1
Adam Hendershott Irish Boy #2
Daniel Sagal Irish Boy #3

Producers

David Mamet Executive Producer
Nicholas Paleologos Executive Producer
Frederick Zollo Executive Producer
Bostic Beard Producer
Fred C. Caruso Producer
Juanita Diana Feeney Producer

Editors

Elena Maganini

1999 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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