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Public Enemies (2009)  link to Public Enemies on IMDb  

Number: 619

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IMDb Rating:
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7.0/10 (137946 votes)

Country: USA, 140 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, History, Biography

Director(s): Michael Mann

Cast: James Russo, David Wenham, Christian Stolte, Jason Clarke, Johnny Depp, Stephen Dorff, Michael Vieau, Wesley Walker, Channing Tatum, Christian Bale

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Plot Outline: This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the city with little fear of reprisals from the authorities. It's there that he meets Billie Frechette with whom he falls deeply in love. In parallel we meet Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent who would eventually track Dillinger down. The FBI was is in its early days and Director J. Edgar Hoover was keen to promote the clean cut image that so dominated the organization through his lifetime. Purvis realizes that if he is going to get Dillinger, he will have to use street tactics and imports appropriate men with police training. Dillinger is eventually betrayed by an acquaintance who tells the authorities just where to find him on a given night.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1