25 best Prohibition movies

Grab a case of your favourite hooch, bathtub gin or moonshine and feast your eyes on these crime classics

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Prohibition wasn't all about booze and bullets – this 1959 screwball comedy found plenty of humour in, er, gangland massacres. Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon's struggling jazz musicians are forced to drag up and go into hiding after witnessing the St Valentine's Day Massacre – but it's not all bad news, since they become bosom buddies with Marilyn Monroe's Sugar Kane.

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