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  • Lansky (1999)
  • R
    TV Movie | 116 min | Crime, Drama
Lansky (1999)
R
TV Movie | 116 min | Crime, Drama

Richard Dreyfuss stars in this compelling, fact-based movie about notorious mobster Meyer Lansky, chronicling his beginnings as a Jewish immigrant to his successful career in gambling, bootlegging and racketeering--and eventually murder.
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Director
Writers
Uri Dan (book "Meyer Lansky: Mogul of the Mob") (in part) | Dennis Eisenberg (book "Meyer Lansky: Mogul of the Mob") (in part) | Eli Landau (book "Meyer Lansky: Mogul of the Mob") (in part) | David Mamet (written by)
Producer
Fred C. Caruso (as Fred Caruso)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Updated Feb 27, 1999

Release date
Feb 27, 1999 (United States)

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Cast

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90 cast members
Name Known for
Richard Dreyfuss
Meyer Lansky Meyer Lansky   See fewer
Yosef Carmon
Rabbi / Caretaker (as Yosi Carmon) Rabbi / Caretaker (as Yosi Carmon)   See fewer
Mosko Alkalai
Jewelry Shopkeeper (as Moscu Alcalay) Jewelry Shopkeeper (as Moscu Alcalay)   See fewer
Fima Noveck
Hasid in Grodno Hasid in Grodno   See fewer
Joshua Praw
Meyer Lansky Age 8 Meyer Lansky Age 8   See fewer
Bernardo Hiller
Max Lansky (as Bernard Hiller) Max Lansky (as Bernard Hiller)   See fewer
Jill Holden
Yetta Lansky Yetta Lansky   See fewer
Larry Moss
Benjamin Lansky Benjamin Lansky   See fewer
Christopher Marquette
Jake Lansky Ages 9-11 Jake Lansky Ages 9-11   See fewer
Ryan Merriman
Meyer Lansky Ages 12-14 Meyer Lansky Ages 12-14   See fewer
Benjamin Kimball Smith
Irish Gang Leader (as Benjamin K. Smith) Irish Gang Leader (as Benjamin K. Smith)   See fewer
Brian Casey
Irish Boy #1 Irish Boy #1   See fewer
Adam Hendershott
Irish Boy #2 Irish Boy #2   See fewer
Daniel Sagal
Irish Boy #3 Irish Boy #3   See fewer
Anthony Medwetz
Benny Siegel Age 11 Benny Siegel Age 11   See fewer
Amit Alon
Boy Outside Jewelry Shop Boy Outside Jewelry Shop   See fewer
Paul Sincoff
Charlie Luciano Ages 17-30 Charlie Luciano Ages 17-30   See fewer
P.C. Frieberg
Old City Civilian (as P.C. Friberg) Old City Civilian (as P.C. Friberg)   See fewer
Max Perlich
Meyer Lansky Ages 19-28 Meyer Lansky Ages 19-28   See fewer
Matthew Settle
Bugsy Siegel Ages 17-26 Bugsy Siegel Ages 17-26   See fewer
Stanley DeSantis
Arnold Rothstein Arnold Rothstein   See fewer
Scott Rabinowitz
Zev Ben-Dov Zev Ben-Dov   See fewer
Jeff Perry
American Lawyer American Lawyer   See fewer
Illeana Douglas
Anna Lansky Anna Lansky   See fewer
Bill Capizzi
Joe 'The Boss' Masseria Joe 'The Boss' Masseria   See fewer
Eric Saiet
IRS Man #1 IRS Man #1   See fewer
Michael Krawic
IRS Man #2 IRS Man #2   See fewer
Brian Frank
Maranzano Deskman Maranzano Deskman   See fewer
Ron Gilbert
Salvatore Maranzano Salvatore Maranzano   See fewer
David Selburg
Maranzano Bookkeeper Maranzano Bookkeeper   See fewer
Lawrence Arancio
Buddy's Doctor Buddy's Doctor   See fewer
Nick Corello
Albert Anastasia (as Nicky Corello) Albert Anastasia (as Nicky Corello)   See fewer
James Harper
Longy Zwillman Longy Zwillman   See fewer
Tom La Grua
Frank Costello Frank Costello   See fewer
Sal Landi
Joe Adonis Joe Adonis   See fewer
Dean Norris
Naval Captain Naval Captain   See fewer
Anthony LaPaglia
Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano   See fewer
Randy Polk
Heavyset Man in Cinema Heavyset Man in Cinema   See fewer
John Gavigan
Longshoreman Longshoreman   See fewer
Robert Miano
Vito Genovese Vito Genovese   See fewer
Eric Roberts
Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel   See fewer
Peggy Jo Jacobs
Virginia Hill Virginia Hill   See fewer
Scott Haven
Flamingo Surveyor Flamingo Surveyor   See fewer
Beverly D'Angelo
Teddy Lansky Teddy Lansky   See fewer
A.J. Tannen
Reporter at LOD Airport Reporter at LOD Airport   See fewer
Ron Pacheco
Paul Lansky Age 17 Paul Lansky Age 17   See fewer
Octavia Spencer
Evelyn the Maid (as Octavia L. Spencer) Evelyn the Maid (as Octavia L. Spencer)   See fewer
Tom Towles
Henchman at NYC Apartment Henchman at NYC Apartment   See fewer
Mitchell Roche
Buddy Lansky Age 19 (as Mitchell Roché) Buddy Lansky Age 19 (as Mitchell Roché)   See fewer
Kenneth Meseroll
FBI Agent at NYC Apartment FBI Agent at NYC Apartment   See fewer
Maria Carmen
Conga Dancer (as Maria Carmen Diaz) Conga Dancer (as Maria Carmen Diaz)   See fewer
Peter Siragusa
Moe Dalitz Moe Dalitz   See fewer
Tom Dreesen
Flamingo Emcee / Eddie Shum Flamingo Emcee / Eddie Shum   See fewer
Claudine Barros
Paraguay Stewardess Paraguay Stewardess   See fewer
Angelo Pagán
Asunción Customs Official #1 Asunción Customs Official #1   See fewer
Marcello Sousa
Asunción Customs Official #2 Asunción Customs Official #2   See fewer
Jeffrey Sharmat
Buddy Lansky Age 10 (as Jeffery Sharmat) Buddy Lansky Age 10 (as Jeffery Sharmat)   See fewer
Devon Michael
Paul Lansky Age 8 Paul Lansky Age 8   See fewer
Arnie Alpert
Asunción Customs Official #3 Asunción Customs Official #3   See fewer
Francis Guinan
Senator Estes Kefauver Senator Estes Kefauver   See fewer
Bert Remsen
Senator Tobey Senator Tobey   See fewer
Ron Perkins
Moses Polakoff Moses Polakoff   See fewer
Michael Townsend Wright
Jake Lansky Jake Lansky   See fewer
Bix Barnaba
Hallandale Lounge Maitre d' Hallandale Lounge Maitre d'   See fewer
Maura Vincent
Hallandale Lounge Waitress Hallandale Lounge Waitress   See fewer
Diva Haase
Hallandale Lounge Singer Hallandale Lounge Singer   See fewer
Michelle C. Bonilla
Panama Stewardess (as Michelle Bonilla) Panama Stewardess (as Michelle Bonilla)   See fewer
Eddie Driscoll
Super Club Maitre d' Super Club Maitre d'   See fewer
Peter Dobson
Man at Supper Club Man at Supper Club   See fewer
Manuel de Jesus
Cuban Interpreter Cuban Interpreter   See fewer
Raul Guterres
Cuban Revolutionary Cuban Revolutionary   See fewer
Phil Reeves
FBI Agent on Jetliner FBI Agent on Jetliner   See fewer
Susie Spear Purcell
Female Miami Reporter (as Susie Spear) Female Miami Reporter (as Susie Spear)   See fewer
Michael Steve Jones
Male Miami Reporter #1 Male Miami Reporter #1   See fewer
Matthew Butcher
Male Miami Reporter #2 Male Miami Reporter #2   See fewer
Larkin Campbell
Male Miami Reporter #3 Male Miami Reporter #3   See fewer
Michael Barrett Caron
Miami Immigration Official #1 Miami Immigration Official #1   See fewer
Frank M. Gero
Miami Official in Charge Miami Official in Charge   See fewer
Joey Dee
Miami Immigration Official #2 (as Joseph Dee) Miami Immigration Official #2 (as Joseph Dee)   See fewer
Kathe Mazur
Miami Hospital Nurse Miami Hospital Nurse   See fewer
James Noah
Federal Judge Federal Judge   See fewer
Michael I. Freilich
Miami Anesthetist Miami Anesthetist   See fewer
Lynne Marie Stewart
Waitress at Wolfie's Waitress at Wolfie's   See fewer
Maury Ginsberg
Uri Behar Uri Behar   See fewer
Mickey Knox
Older Man at Wolfie's Older Man at Wolfie's   See fewer
Scott Brantley
Brazilian Air Passenger Brazilian Air Passenger   See fewer
Mário Lara
Panamanian (as Mario Lara) Panamanian (as Mario Lara)   See fewer
Griffin Howell
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
Casey McFadden
Young Adonis (uncredited) Young Adonis (uncredited)   See fewer
Douglas M. Nelson
Court Reporter (uncredited) Court Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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