John Travolta's screen portrayal of crime boss Gotti takes a pelting

the Guardian | 6/16/2018 | Vanessa Thorpe
Mobsters regularly face worse than a hail of rotten tomatoes, but John Travolta’s screen portrayal of the New York City crime boss John Gotti has taken quite a pelting.

The film, directed by Kevin Connolly, has scored a rare zero on the well-known review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.

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Travolta, 64, plays the leading role in the story of the rise of the criminal known as the Teflon Don, who headed the Gambino family. It had been in production since 2016.

All 18 of the reviews on the website on Saturday had judged it thoroughly “rotten”. Scoring on the site is often harsh, but it is unusual for a film not to receive any positive feedback – aside from some favourable comments about the makeup.

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Unfortunately for Travolta, he also stars in one of the few other films to have been rated so low, the 1993 comedy sequel...
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