Most Popular Numbers Racket Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Killers (1946)
Passed | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
3. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Votes: 10,886 | Gross: $15.97M
5. Liberty Heights (1999)
R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,221 | Gross: $3.73M
6. The Outfit (1973)
PG | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Earl Macklin robs a bank owned by the mob, serves his prison time and is released, only to start a private war against the crime outfit that owned the bank.
7. Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »
10. The Gangster (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Shubunka (Barry Sulivan) is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner. The police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
12. Virtue (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A relationship gradually develops between a savvy New York street girl and a good-hearted cab driver, but other matters keep getting in their way, including financial problems and a murder.
14. Hoodlum Empire (1952)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After WW2, ex-mobster war hero Joe Gray goes straight, to the dismay of his New York mob boss uncle who's afraid that his nephew will testify against his outfit before a Grand Jury.
15. The System (1953)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Gambler John Merrick (Frank Lovejoy) is the head of a bookie syndicate and the newspaper is crusading against him and the rackets, primarily because Merrick is in love with Felice Stuart (... See full summary »
17. Confidential (1935)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A Federal agent seeks to avenge the murder of his friend by going undercover in a numbers racket. But one of the gang thinks the new man seems familiar...
19. Carlito's Angels (2003 Video)
R | 72 min | Action, Comedy
Roxy, Tina and Marisol are a trio of sexy, no-nonsense Latinas who jump into action fighting crime in the hood when they get the word from their mysterious boss Carlito.
20. Life Goes On (1938)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The husband of Sally Weston dies, and she decides to move to New York City where she feels her two young sons, Bob and Henry, can get a better education. Bob grows up to be a brilliant ... See full summary »
21. The Real Untouchables (2001 TV Movie)
The three-part documentary examines Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey: three real-life heroes who battled organized crime between the two world wars.
22. Dark Manhattan (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama
A low-level gangster determines to let nothing stand in the way of his gaining control of the numbers rackets in Harlem.
25. Murder in Villa Capri (1955)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A Police Lieutenant is assigned by his Captain to go undercover to wipe out a group of gangsters terrorizing a city for control of the lottery in the 'Little Italy" section of a large, ... See full summary »
26. Defenders of the Law (1931)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A gang of racketeers, with the aid of a high-ranking city official has control of a big-city, and the police plant an undercover cop to gather evidence against the hoodlums - except the ... See full summary »
Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
By the Numbers
Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A U.S. serviceman, in Hawaii for R&R, becomes a pawn in a fight for control of a numbers syndicate. The head of the outfit, Philip Lo, is killed and the serviceman has been framed for it. ... See full summary »
In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Her Days Are Numbered
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mary is assigned to protect a witness named Judy Wagrowski, whose extraordinary mathematical abilities allowed her to keep all the financial records of a numbers racket in her head. That ... See full summary »
Jueteng collection is low in Lagros. Meanwhile, a dengue outbreak occurs in the town of Lagros. Liway's baby is one of the victims. The mayor makes a compromise deal with Governor Antonio ... See full summary »
Front Page Detective (1951–1953)
The Little Black Book
26 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Upon returning from two weeks of investigative reporting in Washington, David Chase discovers his room ransacked and a dead body lying in his closet. Before he can investigate, two thugs ... See full summary »
East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
The Passion of the Nickel Player
60 min | Drama
Neil comes into conflict with a numbers runner who preys on his neighborhoods poor gamblers.