Tag: prohibition

I Walk Alone (1947) 7

I Walk Alone (1947)

Storyline:Frankie Madison returns to New York after 14 years in prison. Noll Turner, Frankie's former partner in bootlegging, is now a wealthy nightclub manager, and Frankie is expecting him to honor a verbal '50:50' ...

The Roaring Twenties (1939) 7.5

The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Storyline:After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs th...

Scarface (1932) 7.6

Scarface (1932)

Storyline:A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.User Reviews:

Syncopation (1942) 6.5

Syncopation (1942)

Storyline:Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII. A...

Pardon Us (1931) 7

Pardon Us (1931)

Storyline:It's Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman. In prison, Stan's loose tooth keeps getting him in trouble, because it sounds like he's giving...

The Cotton Club (1984) 6.5

The Cotton Club (1984)

Storyline:The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous. Written by ...

Lawless (2012) 7.3

Lawless (2012)

Storyline:In 1931, in Franklin County, Virginia, Forrest Bondurant is a legend as immortal after surviving the war. Together with his brothers Howard and the coward Jack, the Bondurant family has a distillery and boot...

The Untouchables (1987) 7.9

The Untouchables (1987)

Storyline:After building an empire with bootleg alcohol, legendary crime boss Al Capone rules Chicago with an iron fist. Though Prohibition agent Eliot Ness attempts to take Capone down, even his best efforts fail due...

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) 7.3

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Storyline:Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York City as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples, he thinks they bring him...

Live by Night (2016) 6.4

Live by Night (2016)

Storyline:Boston, 1926. The '20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, sp...