Gangster Squad chronicles the LAPD's fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 50s.
An elite police squad fights to save the city of Los Angeles from a power-hungry East Coast mobster in this gritty police-detective film set in the 1940s, and based on Paul Lieberman's seven-part Los Angeles Times series "Tales From the Gangster Squad." Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, and Ryan Gosling star in a film directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), and featuring Nick Nolte, Michael Peña, Emma Stone, and Robert Patrick.
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Gangster Squad is in theaters January 11, 2013.
Here's the trailer.