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Poll: Best Movie Portrayal of Real-life Mob/Gangster

Who gave the best performance?

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    Ray Liotta and Gina Mastrogiacomo in Goodfellas (1990)

    Henry Hill

    as played by Ray Liotta in Goodfellas (1990)

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    Robert De Niro in The Untouchables (1987)

    Al Capone

    as played by Robert De Niro in The Untouchables (1987)

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    Daniel Day-Lewis in Gangs of New York (2002)

    Bill "The Butcher" Cutting

    as played by Daniel Day-Lewis in Gangs of New York (2002)

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    Denzel Washington in American Gangster (2007)

    Frank Lucas

    as played by Denzel Washington in American Gangster (2007)

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    Sean Penn in Gangster Squad (2013)

    Mickey Cohen

    as played by Sean Penn in Gangster Squad (2013)

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    Cliff Curtis in Blow (2001)

    Pablo Escobar

    as played by Cliff Curtis in Blow (2001)

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    Al Pacino in Donnie Brasco (1997)

    Benjamin "Lefty" Ruggiero

    as played by Al Pacino in Donnie Brasco (1997)

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    Johnny Depp in Public Enemies (2009)

    John Dillinger

    as played by Johnny Depp in Public Enemies (2009)

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    Tim Roth in Hoodlum (1997)

    Dutch Schultz

    as played by Tim Roth in Hoodlum (1997)

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    Robert De Niro in Casino (1995)

    Sam "Ace" Rothstein

    as played by Robert De Niro in Casino (1995)

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    Warren Beatty in Bugsy (1991)

    Bugsy Siegel

    as played by Warren Beatty in Bugsy (1991)

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    Jack Nicholson and Danny DeVito in Hoffa (1992)

    Jimmy Hoffa

    as played by Jack Nicholson in Hoffa (1992)

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    Val Kilmer and Eric Bogosian in Wonderland (2003)

    Eddie Nash

    as played by Eric Bogosian in Wonderland (2003)

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    Vincent Cassel in Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)

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    Billy Drago in The Untouchables (1987)

    Frank Nitti

    as played by Billy Drago in The Untouchables (1987)

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    Laurence Fishburne in Hoodlum (1997)

    Bumpy Johnson

    as played by Laurence Fishburne in Hoodlum (1997)

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    Tom Hardy in Lawless (2012)

    Forrest Bondurant

    as played by Tom Hardy in Lawless (2012)

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    Joe Pesci in Goodfellas (1990)

    Tommy DeVito

    as played by Joe Pesci in Goodfellas (1990)

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    "Bonnie and Clyde" Warren Beatty 1967 Warner Bros.

    Clyde Barrow

    as played by Warren Beatty in Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

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    James Cagney in Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

    Martin Snyder

    as played by James Cagney in Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

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    Gary Kemp in The Krays (1990)

    Ronald Kray

    as played by Gary Kemp in The Krays (1990)

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    Martin Kemp in The Krays (1990)

    Reggie Kray

    as played by Martin Kemp in The Krays (1990)

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    Denzel Washington and Delroy Lindo in Malcolm X (1992)

    West Indian Archie

    as played by Delroy Lindo in Malcolm X (1992)

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    Tom Hardy in Bronson (2008)

    Charles Bronson

    as played by Tom Hardy in Bronson (2008)

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    Tom Hardy in Legend (2015)

    Ronald and Reggie Kray

    as played by Tom Hardy in Legend (2015)

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    Jon Voight and Brendan Gleeson in The General (1998)

    Martin Cahill

    as played by Brendan Gleeson in The General (1998)

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    Johnny Depp in Black Mass (2015)

    Whitey Bulger

    as played by Johnny Depp in Black Mass (2015)

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    Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage in Find Me Guilty (2006)

    Jackie DiNorscio

    as played by Vin Diesel in tt0419749/

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    Rod Steiger in Al Capone (1959)

    Al Capone

    as played by Rod Steiger inAl Capone (1959)

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    Tetsuya Watari in Jingi no hakaba (1975)

    Rikio Ishikawa

    as played by Tetsuya Watari in Jingi no hakaba (1975)

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    The Valachi Papers (1972)

    Joe Valachi

    as played by Charles Bronson in The Valachi Papers (1972)

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    Stephen Graham in Public Enemies (2009)

    Baby Face Nelson

    as played by Stephen Graham in Public Enemies (2009)

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    Warren Oates in Dillinger (1973)

    John Dillinger

    as played by Warren Oates in Dillinger (1973)

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    Charles Bronson in Machine-Gun Kelly (1958)

    Machine Gun Kelly

    as played by Charles Bronson in Machine-Gun Kelly (1958)