Born Reckless
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Born Reckless
This drama is set during the mid Twenties when gangsters were a bit more genteel than their 1930s counterparts. Based on a true story, it profiles the experiences of a young gangster who, after getting caught during a robbery is given a choice: he can either go to prison or join the military and fight. He chooses the military. There he becomes a hero. But when he returns home, he immediately returns to gangster life. Trouble ensues when he falls for an aristocratic woman with a daughter. Their happiness is interrupted by an old enemy who kidnaps the girl. The protagonist successfully saves the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Rich, delightful comedy about a man on the edges of gangsterdom, with a vivid visual style glamorizing urban life and cities."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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