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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)

PG-13
96 min | Comedy, Crime

This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York City. The weaker gang uses a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeed in stopping one of the gangs, while the other remains without the boss.
Writers
Jimmy Breslin (novel "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight") | Waldo Salt
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Updated Dec 22, 1971

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Dec 22, 1971 (United States)

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5 / 10 | 1,178 votes