The Roaring Twenties Trailer & Clips


The Roaring Twenties full movie is released on Oct 28, 1939. Watch The Roaring Twenties online - the English Crime movie from United States. The Roaring Twenties is directed by Raoul Walsh and created by Jerry Wald with James Cagney and Priscilla Lane. The Roaring Twenties is available online on Amazon Video and Google Play Movies.

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.

As know as:

I poli tou aimatos, 彼奴は顔役だ!, Roaring Twenties, Zavijajuce dvadesete, Lait vailla valtaa

Release Date:

Oct 23, 1939

Release Date (Streaming):

May 19, 2009


United States



Stream Service:

MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Warner Bros.

Production Companies:

Warner Bros.


The land of the free gone wild! The heyday of the hotcha! The shock-crammed days G-men took ten whole years to lick!, America's Most Colorful Era !, 1920 . . . Bootleggers, Jazz, Babe Ruth, Speakeasies, Jack Dempsey, Dames, Molls, Easy Living - Quick Dying . . . the torrid . . . blazing . . . wild . . . lush . . . lurid - ROARING TWENTIES ! ! !, Biggest of all the Cagney smashes! (Trade Paper ad), Wild! Lawless! Fantastic! Action? No picture ever had more! (Trade Paper ad), AMERICA'S MOST SENSATIONAL ERA! (print ad - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - Palace Theratre - Lubbock, Texas - Sunday, Dec. 3, 1939 - all caps), THE SCREEN'S MOST COLORFUL a story of America's most dazzling era...the torrid...wild...lust...ROARING TWENTIES!!! (print ad - Lubbock Evening Journal - Palace Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - Dec. 4, 1939), THE THRILLING STORY OF THE POST-WAR ERA WHEN THE COUNTRY RAN WILD....MOST OF YOU WILL REMEMBER IT WELL (Print Ad- Telegraph-Herald, ((Dubuque, Iowa)) 4 January 1940), The Flaming Story of a Nation on a Jag...With Killers Running America! (Print Ad-Albany Times-Union, ((Albany NY)) 24 October 1939), TEN YEARS...INCREDIBLE...ILLICIT...LAWLESS yet ABSOLUTELY TRUE! The wide-open days of hot-cha...hi-jackers...short skirts...sugar daddies and sweet patooties...the inside story of a wild delirious decade we'll never see again. (Print ad-Philadelphia Inquirer, ((Philadelphia, Penna.)) 26 October 1939), THE RIOTOUS STORY OF THE ROARING '20s MAKES THE MIGHTIEST FILM HIT OF THE THRILLING '30s! (Print Ad-Courier and Freeman,((Potsdam, NY)) 15 November 1939), Stocks were up....and so were skirts...flasks and flappers...bathtub gin and gangster rule! Here it all is....the thrills of ten breathtaking one breath-taking picture! (Print Ad- Daily News, ((St. Thomas, V.I.)) 24 June 1940), THAT DELIRIOUS DECADE WHEN AMERICA RAN WILD AND KILLERS LIKE THIS RAN AMERICA! (Print Ad-Syracuse Herald-Journal, ((Syracuse NY)) 25 October 1939)


Richard Brody
New Yorker
Walsh unfolds the practical details of bootleggers' nocturnal maneuvers with quiet comedic flair alongside harrowing violence.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 12, 2016
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine
An epochal rise-and-fall epic of the gangster cycle.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 03, 2005

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