By bkoko412
Written May 04, 2015
We went & saw Ganster Squad last week & it was FANTASTIC! There were a few parts I had to close my eyes on (missing body parts), but it was a great story & I enjoyed the non stop action! Recommend!
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Gangster Squad

By Elaine Kay
Written July 01, 2015
The acting was good. The story line was good.. The movie did not need all the violence. I would rent it and fast forward through the violence.
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better than I thought it would be!

By askbernie
Written December 18, 2014
It surprised me. My husband loves gangster-type movies... I have a tendency to shy away from period movies like this. I was pleasantly surprised how grabbed me and kept my attention. Great acting, especially by Sean Penn. He never ceases to amaze me how he is absorbed into the character. You forget he is an actor. Go see it. A bit bloody, but that is to be expected with this genre.
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Overall good, though a bit confused

By westyle
Written May 04, 2015
This is a dark movie with humorous jokes, some great performances but then almost comic book fantasy like abandonment of reality. It's not Scorsese reality. It is fun though. Some very good acting, and lots of blood and action. Excellent wardrobe and set- the cars in this movie are amazing and everything true to the era. I think Penn's character performance would have been better served in a more realistic setting, but nonetheless a fun time of a movie. Just expect something shot well and entertaining while not overly worried about realism or a true story. Think comic book.
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Still born prodigy

By grrbach
Written October 02, 2014
A promising cast (mightily uplifted by Sean Penn's oscar-worthy performance) and a few moments of enrapturing style can't make up for two, terminal flaws—the most inconsistent A-list script of the past ten years and direction that's competent only when the guns are blazing. Is it a waste of time? No. But don't expect the gangster/mob film classic the trailer or the movie critic shills promise. So much potential, so much disappointment.
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