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''Mobsters'' is a 1991 crime film starring Creator/ChristianSlater, Creator/PatrickDempsey, Richard Grieco and Costas Mandylor as the younger versions of crime bosses Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello. The movie costars Lara Flynn Boyle, Creator/FMurrayAbraham, Creator/AnthonyQuinn and Michael Gambon.

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!!Tropes

* AlliterativeName: Mara Motes.
%%* AxCrazy: Mad Dog Coll.
%%* BigEater: Don Masseria.
* DidNotGetTheGirl: What was supposed to be a hit for Lucky, [[spoiler: it was Mara that get's wacked in bed while Lucky makes coffee.]]
* TheDragon: Rocco for Don Fanzano and Catania for Don Masseria.
%%* FatBastard: Don Masseria.
%%* FieryRedhead: Mara Motes.
* FiveManBand:
** TheHero: Lucky Luciano is the charismatic leader of the gang.
** TheLancer: Meyer Lansky is Lucky's adviser and planner.
** TheBigGuy: Bugsy Siegel is shown as firey and "hands-on".
** TheSmartGuy: Frank Costello is reserved and typically the most "background" of the four.
** TheChick: Mara is a sort of conscience for Lucky.
* TheMafia: Naturally--with an "all-star" collection: Lucky Luciano, Frank Costello, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel, and even Al Capone as a quick OneSceneWonder.
* MobWar: Manipulated by Lucky and Company to wipe out the old order and set up a new one.
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: Lucky and his friends' rise to power in the Mafia (and their setting up of the "Commission" structure we all know and love) is portrayed sort-of more-or-less as it happened...with added romance and revenge elements.
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: Not "now" so much as "what happened after"--what each of the four wiseguys are known for in Mafia history (such as Bugsy's reputation for "building" UsefulNotes/LasVegas).
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