Gotti is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Kevin Connolly and written by Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi.
The film is about the life of New York City mobster John Gotti and his son, and stars John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Stacy Keach, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Spencer Lofranco and Victor Gojcaj.
Principal photography on the film began in Cincinnati, Ohio in July 2016 and concluded in Brooklyn, New York in February 2017. The film was originally set to be released in the United States on December 15, 2017 but just two weeks prior, Lionsgate, the film’s slated distributor, sold the film back to its producers and studio, delaying the release. In March 2018, it was announced the film would be released on June 15, 2018.
John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Initial release: June 15, 2018 (USA)
Director: Kevin Connolly
Production company: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films
Executive producers: Marc Fiore, Fay Devlin, Michael Froch, Linda Favila, Thomas Fiore, Anson Downes, Rob Logozio
Producers: Randall Emmett, Michael Froch, George Furla