John Gotti (Armand Assante) rises to head the powerful Gambino crime family before being convicted in 1992 of racketeering and murder.
Initial release: August 17, 1996
Director: Robert Harmon
Music composed by: Mark Isham
Writers: Steve Shagan
Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
This biographical, made-for-TV movie chronicles the rise and fall of John Gotti), one of New York City’s most famous mafioso. Years after he rose to the top of the Gambino family, he started showing little respect for Mafia traditions. His own greed and paranoia led to his eventual demise.
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
On DVD: Sep 19, 2000
Runtime: 1 hr. 44 min.