Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1

Malcolm McDowell and Paul Bettany star in this crime saga following a young hood in 1960s London as he gradually rises to become a prominent and brutal gang boss in 1999.

2000Rating: MA15+, High level coarse language, High level violence96 minsUK, Germany, Ireland
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Gangster No. 1 / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Has several fine qualities but dilutes them with disorganized direction.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

We're left with a metallic aftertaste.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

The movie's captivating details are all in the performances...

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Just watch Bettany strut his stuff. You'll know a star when you see one.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The psychological underpinnings give this picture a charged emotional atmosphere.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

This conclusion is too pat to be satisfying, but the film has a kind of hard, cold effect.

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