Witness to the Mob

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Witness to the Mob
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Genre Crime
Distributed by NBC
Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Produced by Caroline Baron (producer)
Robert De Niro (executive producer)
Brad Epstein (executive producer)
Pamela Reis (associate producer)
Jane Rosenthal (executive producer)
Amy Sayres (associate producer)
Written by Stanley Weiser
Starring Nicholas Turturro
Tom Sizemore
Michael Imperioli
Vincent Pastore
Music by Stephen Endelman
Sonny Kompanek
Cinematography Frank Prinzi
Editing by David Ray
Production company NBC Studios
Tribeca Productions
Country USA
Language English
Original channel NBC
Release date May 10, 1998
Running time 240 min.

Witness to the Mob is a made for TV film which premiered on May 10, 1998.


Based on a true story, the film follows the rise of Sammy Gravano in ranks in the Gambino crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the New York Cosa Nostra that dominates organized crime activities in New York City, his turning to government witness in the legal trials of John Gotti and his life in federal Witness Protection Program. The film is based on the book about Gravano, titled Underboss, written by Peter Maas. Main source of information was Gravano himself.


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