REQUIRED VIEWING | STATE OF GRACE GARY OLDMAN AS JACKIE FLANNERY

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“Looks like it’s time to kick some Guinea ass.”

–Gary Oldman as Jackie Flannery

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Ask any hardcore Gary Oldman fan what their favorite on-screen performance is, and most won’t have to think twice– the loveable, loyal, lunatic Jackie Flannery in State of Grace. Directed by Phil Joanou (Rattle and Hum),¬†released quietly in 1990, and largely overshadowed by another epic gangster flick that hit theaters that same week–¬†Scorsese’s Goodfellas. Due largely to Oldman’s mesmerizing performance (one of the finest actors of our time), today¬†State of Grace is considered by many mobster movie fans to rank up there with the best of the best.

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Gary Oldman as badass Irish gangster Jackie Flannery in 1990′s “State of Grace”

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