- 1 hr 56 min
He was the genius behind organized crime in its early days--and a man who was as brutal as he was brilliant. Richard Dreyfuss stars in this compelling, fact-based movie about notorious mobster Meyer Lansky. The story follows him through the early years of his life as a Jewish immigrant to his successful career in gambling, bootlegging and racketeering--and eventually murder. Also starring Eric Roberts, Illeana Douglas, Ryan Merriman, Beverly D'Angelo and Anthony LaPaglia. Directed by John McNaughton; written by David Mamet, based on the book by Uri Dan, Dennis Eisenberg, Eli Landau.