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on 3 September 2017
 All 5 movies comes packaged in one large blu-ray case, not individual cases, so if you are expecting separate cases you are out of luck. Each film is one disc as well, but that is to be expected from a box set.

The films themselves are fantastic to good, with Scarface, Casino and Carlitos Way leading the way, with excellent storylines, characters and direction. Public Enemies and American Gangster are good but not as good as the others. The are missing the classic Martin Scorsese touch. They tend to suffer from modern day filmmakers wanting to cash in on the gangster genre and forgetting to actually develop characters and storylines fully.
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on 10 August 2017
great item well packed
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on 9 June 2015
Excellent value for money, all films have great extras on them just like special editions, I bought this blu ray for the films at the very least and just hoped it would have added extras, I am so happy with this purchase such a bargain, would highly recommend.
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on 17 June 2017
GOOD 5 STARS
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on 21 February 2012
it's amazing to have this edition. but i don't like this packaging to huge. maybe uk version can use slim case. all movie gangster all in the set. vey amazing and all it's free region .. :)
i see all transfer movie very good and good audio. no doubt if yu don't this edition you may be thinking to buy it
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on 16 June 2017
Where's goodfellas
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on 24 December 2015
the box came broken
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Firstly, if this boxset tempts you watch out - there is an 'alternative', almost identical, edition which omits 'Scarface'; perhaps unsurprisingly, the only real way to tell is if the legend 'Scarface' sits sneakily at the base of the vertical listing of the included titles on the outer box (assuming it is pictured) to make the total = 5, or if the retailer makes a positive effort to mention that it is included (most don't). You have been warned !

This collection is, in my opinion, an excellent way to dip into the world of organised crime/gangster films as they are all very decent efforts from noteworthy directors with good production qualities and notable casts - no 'duds' included, as so often can be the case with these type of boxsets....

I'm not sure there is a real standout classic (although many would probably disagree and say that 'Scarface' is) and, for me, they all have just about equal standing and their own individual merits.

Happily, the collection is 'simply' that outer box holding the standard retail Blu-ray editions of each feature in their respective blue Blu-ray case.

Sadly, there are blemishes with this collection. Yes, the transfers are all 'proper' HD with the requisite improvement in resolution/soundtrack format BUT 'Casino' suffers from a horrendous prevalence of print damage (ie it has not been 'cleaned-up') and 'American Gangster' looks no better than an upscaled DVD.

In the case of 'Casino' this matter is unforgivable as the regular 'intrusion' of small white flecks onto the screen is very distracting and makes watching the film on Blu-ray a struggle; remastering really should have been easily possible for what is a relatively modern film.

As far as 'American Gangster' is concerned, the transfer is completely unblemished - it just doesn't offer any noticeable improvement. Having said that, what you do get is the extended edition and all the additional extra features from the expanded DVD edition on the one Blu-ray disc - so it does offer something extra.

The remaining 3 films are definite improvements and present themselves extremely well. 'Public Enemies' is a modern production so was always likely to be impressive, but the significant improvement to the older 'Carlito's Way' is a pleasant bonus. Similarly, 'Scarface' is also better but it did include the occasional 'shimmer' from various background features in panning-shots; a result of too much noise-reduction processing perhaps ?

If you want more detail, I've written individual reviews on Amazon for some of these films on Blu-ray, namely 'Casino', 'American Gangster' and 'Public Enemies'. Here are the links to them (or get to them easier/direct by going via my Amazon profile) :

Casino [Blu-ray][Region Free]
American Gangster [Blu-ray][Region Free]
Public Enemies [Blu-ray][Region Free]

So, if priced attractively, this boxset is a worthwhile purchase as opposed to buying the Blu-rays individually and also because the films are all quality efforts, offering varying degrees of improvement over their DVD editions - except in the case of 'Casino', unless you can see beyond the print damage (I couldn't) in which case you'll be very happy/just as satisfied with it as the other 4 Blu-rays.
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on 26 March 2016
If you love gangster films you would love these!
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on 24 March 2017
thought it wasa movie nevermind ile sale it on, thanks
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