• Publication date: March 22, 2010

Mobsters

Based on the true story of the forming of organized crime’s- ‘The Commission’, ‘Mobsters is a semi-fictitious account which chronicles the rise of Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Frank Costello, and Bugsy Siegel.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1991

MBC Action:

May 27, 2015 18:00 (KSA) ~ May 27, 2015 17:00 (CLT)

Based on the true story of the forming of organized crime’s- ‘The Commission’, ‘Mobsters is a semi-fictitious account which chronicles the rise of Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Frank Costello, and Bugsy Siegel.

Beginning as underdogs kicked around by the mafia, Luciano and Lansky are determined to make it to the top. From petty crime, to bootlegging, it’s a matter of time before they sweep aside the old guard holding the flame to the Cosa Nostra in New York, to set up The Commission- distributing the responsibility to run New York between five major families. Siegel and Costello handling the muscle-end of business, while Lucky and Lansky handle business itself…

Starring:

  • Christian Slater as Charlie ‘Lucky’ Luciano
  • Patrick Dempsey as Meyer Lansky
  • Richard Grieco as Benny ‘Bugsy’ Siegel
  • Costas Mandylor as Frank Costello
  • F Murray Abraham as Arnold Rothstein
  • Lara Flynn Boyle as Mara Motes
  • Anthony Quinn as Joe Masseria

Directed by:  Michael Karbelnikoff

Rating:  R for strong violence and language.