Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1

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Released: June 22, 2001
Director: Paul McGuigan
Producer: Jonathan Cavendish, Norma Heyman
Studio: Channel Four Films
Cast: Saffron Burrows, Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany
Genre: Action
Length: 105 minutes
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Gangster No. 1 Overview

Set in 1960s East London, a young man (Bettany, McDowell plays older character) starts working for a gang leader named Freddie Mays, enjoying the job and all its perks. When a rival gang leader decides to take out Freddie, the new recruit finds out and decides to murder both leaders at the same time. The plot continues through the 30-year rise and fall of his criminal career.