Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) falls for Cohen's girl Grace Faraday (Emma Stone). Cohen's bodyguard Jack Whalen (Sullivan Stapleton) is Jerry's childhood pal, informant, and tries to protect the couple. Coleman Harris (Anthony Mackie) wants to fight Harlem addiction by cutting off the drug source. Conway Keeler (Giovanni Ribisi), best "wire" man sets up listening bugs (only parent, puts him in a Trek red shirt). Old sharpshooter Max Kennard (Robert Patrick) has Mexican protegé "Christmas" Navidad Ramirez (Michael Peña) trying to get ahead against race prejudice. 30s feel to credits jazz score. Based on book "Gangster Squad" by Paul Lieberman.
Extra: short Tough Guys with Style
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