The Rat Pack

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The Rat Pack ★★½ 1998 (R)

Warts-and-all bio of ole blue eyes, Frank Sinatra (Liotta) and his pals, including Dean Martin (Mantegna), Sammy Davis Jr. (Don Cheadle), Joey Bishop (Slayton), and Peter Lawford (McFayden). Story focuses on the time when Sinatra decides to support John F. Kennedy's (Petersen) bid for the presidency but his mobster ties eventually end their wouldbe association. TV effort is unauthorized and scorned by the late Sinatra's family. 120m/C VHS, DVD . Ray Liotta, Don Cheadle, Angus MacFadyen, Joe Mantegna, Bobby Slayton, William L. Petersen, Zeljko Ivanek, Robert Miranda, Dan O'Herlihy, Deborah Kara Unger, Phyllis Lyons, Megan Dodds; D: Rob Cohen; W: Kario Salem; C: Shane Hurlbut; M: Mark Adler. CABLE