Dillinger (1945)

A very loosely based biopic of Public Enemy #1, Dillinger initially finds the gangster (Lawrence Tierney) as a street kid who moves into bank robbery and murder as he grows older. After killing his boss Specs (Edmund Lowe), Dillinger takes… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 2, 1945
DVD Release Date: July 5, 2005
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Emanuel Levy

A powerful, bleak B-level biopic of the legendary gangster made just a decade after his death.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This 70-minute classic from Monogram Studios is the epitome of what they call "lean and mean."

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Aj V
I saw this right after seeing the new movie, Public Enemy, and it is so similar that it seems like they just copied this movie exactly.
Ken Stachnik
A damn fine gangster pic
Stella Dallas
made only 10 years after dillinger's death, it's concise if not always factual. lawrence tierney is menacing in his film debut
Michael Gildea
A great gangster film.
Veronique Kwak
the flick which prompts lawrence tierney's overnight fame as the hard-boiled tough guy. now he incarnates into the 30s gritty bankrobber john dilinger to… More
Byron Brubaker
Moves along quickly. Concise and doesn't mess around with a lot of extraneous characters or occurrences. Anne Jeffreys doesn't have a very deep part… More