Overall Rank: 2404
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 49
Theatrical Release Date: 02/13/2009
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/24/2009
Genre: Crime, Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Matteo Garrone
Actors: Salvatore Abruzzese, Simone Sacchettino, Salvatore Ruocco, Vincenzo Fabricino, Vincenzo Altamura, Italo Renda
Plot: Five individual stories present a contemporary look at the mafia in Italy. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/11/2019
With interwoven characters and a convoluted, but gripping plot, "Gomorrah" gnashes at the audience like a rabid dog.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/24/2011
Great gangster flick but it seemed like it was over way to fast.Would LOVE to see a part 2
gideon43 - wrote on 05/26/2010
Billed as an expose of the Naples Mafia (the Camorra) and based on a controversial bestselling book, Gomorra is a superb gangster movie in the mould of "City Of God". Unflinching, brutal and incredibly powerful, this is a compelling and totally authentic look at a society dominated by corruption and violence. As realistic as any documentary, Gomorra doesn't desensitise or glamorise the mob rule prevalent in this movie, it shows it as a fearful, unsentimental and excessively dangerous place to be. No heroes, no villains, just ordinary people caught up in a web of an urban underworld there is no escape from...
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 11/30/2012
A typical gang story than an epic mafia film loosely based on real events. The crimes revolve around central figures namely Don Ciro (Gianfelice Imparato), a middleman who distributes money to families whose clan was imprisoned, Roberto (Carmine Paternoster) who was hired by Franco (Toni Servillo) who ilegally dumps poison instead of waste, Totò (Salvatore Abruzzese) who dreams of being part of the gang who deals drugs, a skilled tailor named Pasquale (Salvatore Cantalupo) and a pair of rambunctious gangster wanna-be's Marco (Marco Macor) and Ciro (Ciro Petrone). Personally, the best story presented was for Don Ciro since the scenes moved more compared with the other subplots.
The acting, locations and killings were so authentic because of the documentary style of filming. It had …
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GJ81 - wrote on 2009-03-20 12:00
I've seen this movie. I feel like i've missed the punchline to a joke everybody finds hilarious. I thought it started really well, but somewhere around the 3rd act mark, I began to lose interest. Its one i'll have to watch again at some point. But critically this film had such good reviews here in the UK.
Alex - wrote on 2009-03-09 17:20
Which can be seen here:2009 Movies I need to See1. Knowing (2009)2. Terminator Salvation (2009)3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)4. Star Trek (2009)5. Road, The (2009)6. Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)7. Defiance (2009)8. Public Enemies (2009)9. Gomorra (2009)