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Historical High-Quality Gangster Dramas (Novels & Films)

A Listmania! list by Warren Berger "Innovation & Creativity Author/Speaker" (New York)
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The list author says: "Sure, it's a niche but an amazingly rich niche. Here's my list of the influential, memorable novels and films which informed the writing of my new novel THE PURPLES. (They're separated into books followed by films, but otherwise in no particular order. They're all good.)"
The Purples
1.  The Purples by Warren Berger
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Billy Bathgate: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
2.  Billy Bathgate: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) by E. L. Doctorow
$13.16   Used & New from: $2.21
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Handsome Harry: A Novel
3.  Handsome Harry: A Novel by James Carlos Blake
$13.49   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Legs
4.  Legs by William Kennedy
$13.95   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

True History of the Kelly Gang: A Novel
5.  True History of the Kelly Gang: A Novel by Peter Carey
$12.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

Miller's Crossing
6.  Miller's Crossing DVD ~ Gabriel Byrne
$7.50   Used & New from: $0.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (333 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Untouchables (Special Collector's Edition)
7.  The Untouchables (Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Kevin Costner
$12.05   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (316 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Road to Perdition (Widescreen Edition)
8.  Road to Perdition (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
$8.02   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (493 customer reviews)

The Godfather - The Coppola Restoration
9.  The Godfather - The Coppola Restoration DVD ~ Marlon Brando
$12.01   Used & New from: $1.82
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (642 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Public Enemies (Single-Disc Edition)
10.  Public Enemies (Single-Disc Edition) DVD ~ Johnny Depp
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (371 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Public Enemy
11.  The Public Enemy DVD ~ James Cagney
$9.74   Used & New from: $2.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

The Valachi Papers
12.  The Valachi Papers DVD ~ Charles Bronson
Used & New from: $21.82
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Bugsy (Unrated Extended Cut)
13.  Bugsy (Unrated Extended Cut) DVD ~ Warren Beatty
$8.98   Used & New from: $2.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Scarface (Widescreen Two-Disc Anniversary Edition)
14.  Scarface (Widescreen Two-Disc Anniversary Edition) DVD ~ Al Pacino
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (994 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

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Why do people keep calling this a "mafia movie???" 9 Aug 11, 2013
Had an interesting experience having THE PURPLES recorded for Audible.com 0 Feb 26, 2013
Goofy cover-art 3 Jan 21, 2013
Omar Suarez, really a stoolie? 5 Dec 22, 2012
skipping/freezing issues? 6 Nov 21, 2012
It has been almost a month... 1 Nov 13, 2012
WideScreen or Not? 1 Jan 21, 2012
Limited edition? How many copies? 10 Nov 1, 2011
blu ray please! 3 Jan 12, 2011
Audio problems with the bluray? 4 Sep 21, 2010
Slipcase 4 Feb 11, 2010
what's the difference between the coppola cut and the regular release? 0 Dec 20, 2009
 
   

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