Gangster No. 1 (2000)

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Crime drama. A middle-aged gangster, known as Gangster 55, is enjoying the high life until he discovers that an old `colleague', Freddie Mays, has just been released from prison after serving 30 years. The story then tells in flashback how, thirty years earlier, Gangster 55 first met Mays, then known as the Butcher of Mayfair. Gangster 55 has the job of dealing with Mays' enemies in a rival gang run by Lennie Taylor. However, when Freddie becomes romantically involved with a young dancer, Karen, and Gangster 55 learns that Lennie is about to ambush them both, he sets the two rival gangs against each other with the intention that he will eventually become `Gangster No 1'.

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