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Al Capone (1959)





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A profile of Al Capone (1899-1947), who rose through the ranks of organized crime to rule Chicago's underworld during the Prohibition years. It is believed he ordered the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre as well as numerous other murders. On the flip side, however, he opened one of the nation's first soup kitchens, fought for expiration dates on milk and wrote love songs to his wife from prison.

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Rod Steiger gives his Method acting technique a workout as he captures the fiery persona of Al Capone and makes the gangster a lively larger-than-life subject.

September 15, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…

... the most comprehensive film portrait of the notorious racketeer and mob boss who literally ruled Chicago for years.

September 4, 2010 | Full Review…

Steiger chews scenery...and this B-grade action programmer.

October 19, 2006 | Rating: 3/5

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