Mobsters script
Mobsters (1991)
Synopsis: Mobsters is a 1991 American crime film directed by Michael Karbelnikoff. It details the creation of The Commission. Set in New York City, taking place from 1917 to 1931, it is a semi-fictitious account of the rise of Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Frank Costello, and Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel. The film stars Christian Slater as Luciano, Patrick Dempsey as Lansky, Costas Mandylor as Costello and Richard Grieco as Siegel, with Michael Gambon, Anthony Quinn, Lara Flynn Boyle, and F. Murray Abraham in supporting roles.

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INT:
A MASSIVE DORMITORY - DAY

Deserted, except for Sal and another boy his age, who are on

their hands and knees scrubbing the floor.

FRANKIE COSTELLO

(IN ITALIAN)

Where were you before?

SALVATORE:

Scuola Trenta-Quarto.

FRANKIE COSTELLO

(IN ENGLISH)

School Thirty-Four? Hey, me too.

(IN ITALIAN)

I live on Thirteenth Street.

He extends a soapy hand to Sal and they shake.

SALVATORE:

(IN ENGLISH)

Hey, me too.

Frank laughs at Sal's attempt at English

FRANKIE COSTELLO

(IN ITALIAN)

I'm Frankie Costello.

SALVATORE:

Salvatore Luciano.

FRANKIE COSTELLO

(IN ITALIAN)

Sal-va-tore. Back home that's a

beautiful name. But here Sallie's a

girl's name. Some these bums might

get the wrong idea. Capice?

Salvatore nods.

SALVATORE:

(IN ITALIAN)

I want an American name.

Frank regards Sal critically for a moment.

FRANK:

Charlie.

SALVATORE:

Cha-lee?

FRANK:

Char-lie.

CHARLIE:

Char-lie.

FRANK:

Fuck you, Charlie.

Frank gestures with his middle finger. Charlie returns it.

CHARLIE:

Fucka you, Frankie!

Frank dips into his bucket, and flings water at Charlie.

Charlie snaps his wet rag at Frank, catching him on the arm.

FRANK:

Son of a bitch!

CHARLIE:

Somma bitch!

Angry now, Frank grabs his crotch and hisses.

FRANK:

Suck my dick, motherfucker.

Charlie jumps up and dramatically grabs his crotch.

CHARLIE:

Muddafucka somma bitch. Sucka my

fucka you.

Beaming with pride, Charlie looks up into the stone face of

their Teacher, who looms behind Frank. Charlie drops to his

knees and resumes scrubbing the floor.

INT:
HALLWAY - DAY

The Teacher hauls the boys down the hallway by their ears.

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EXT:
LOWER EAST SIDE RESIDENTIAL STREET - DAY SUPER: 1916

Frank Costello, now sixteen, sits on a stoop across from

P.S. 34, as the younger kids pass on their way to school.

Occasionally one will break from the stream of traffic and

place a penny in Frank's outstretched palm. A BOY IN A

YARMULKE hands Frank a penny and whispers to him.

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Nicholas Kazan

Nicholas Kazan (born September 15, 1945) is an American screenwriter, film producer and director. more…

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