Synopsis: John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for his expensive taste in suits, and the Teflon Don because none of the FBI charges against him will stick. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, rule-breaking and his high public profile all threaten to topple him.
Director(s): Robert Harmon
Production: HBO Video
  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 16 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

Best thing that ever

happened to me in my life.

- Never wanted me to marry her.

- Why not?

Vicki's stepfather's Italian,

but her real father was aJew.

- So?

- TheJews whacked outJesus.

- Get the f*ck outta here!

- Maybe he had it comin'.

Under the table.

Watch out for that bolt of lightning.

Coveryour head, Angie.

That's funny.

John, it's Neil.

- Hey, Neil.

- Mr. Neil.

How are ya? All right?

- What is it?

- Don Carlo wants to see you.

He wants to see me?

- Right now?

- Right now.

Angie goes with?

Bring him along.

Who woulda thought the King

ofthe Volcano lived in this place?

It's the old-timer's style.

He don't flash nothin'.

- Hey, you stink.

- Angie can't come?

Don Carlo sent foryou, not Angie.

Let him talk.

Don't interrupt.

He's old, but he's still sharp.

And don't dare underestimate him.

- Hey, Neil, how you doin'?

- Hello. Sammy Gravano.

- You knowJohn Gotti?

-Just by reputation.

- Same here. How you doin'?

- You're smilin'.

- You must've heard good things.

- Nothin' but.

- Come by my club. We'll go bouncin.

- Sounds good.

They're expectin' you fellas.

Thanks, Sammy.

Don Carlo, this isJohn Gotti.

How are ya?

Paul Castellano.

How you doin', Paul?

-Joe Armone.

- How are you?

Well, sit down.

I heard good things.

You built Carmine's

Brownsville book up...

a hundred thousand a month.

A hundred thousand.

Never took a dime from the top.

You're a young man

not tempted by foolish money.

You seem to respect my, uh...

my policy on drugs.

You know, the Feds...

they tolerate certain things.

Certain things.

Not drugs.

You make your crew understand.

They deal in drugs, that's all.

They die!

I've done that.

I tell you this 'cause

I see a future foryou.

But fiirst there's something else.

My-My nephew.

He's a saint.

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Jerry Capeci

Gerald "Jerry" Capeci (born June 30, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American journalist and author who specializes in coverage of the Five Mafia crime families of New York City. Capeci has been described by news organizations, such as CNN and BBC, as an expert on the American Mafia. more…

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