Bullets and Beauties
Films about the Era

Here are some recommended movies about the gangster era in America during which Bullets and Beauties takes place

Title Synopsis
Bloody Mama Shelly Winters and Robert DeNiro lead this 1970 film about Ma Barker and her sons
Bonnie and Clyde Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway star as Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker - 1920s bank robbers whose lives turn violent
Dillenger 1945 film about the life of Public Enemy Number One
Kansas City Robert Altman's film about crime and politics in Kansas City in the 1930s
Little Caesar This 1930 classic stars Edward G. Robinson as the gangster Rico Bandello on the rise
Machine Gun Kelly Charles Bronson heads this 1958 film about Machine Gun Kelly
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Semi-documentary of J. Edgar Hoover's career
The Public Enemy James Cagney and Jean Harlow star in this 1931 classic.  Grapefruits have never been the same since.
The Untouchables Federal Agent Elliot Ness takes on Al Capone in Prohibition-era Chicago

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