Dillinger (1973)

As in this biopic's 1945 predecessor, the life of John Dillinger is highly fictionalized in this film which includes appearances by the gangster's (Warren Oates) compadres--Baby Face Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss), Pretty Boy Floyd… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 20, 1973
DVD Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

Plenty of dapper technique

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Emanuel Levy

Like other writers, John Milius began his directing career in the crime-gangster genre for American International.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

It's plays fast and loose with the facts, but Oates is always fun to watch.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Plenty of Cheap Thrills.

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Scott Weinberg

Underrated crime flick from John Milius. Oates is fantastic!

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

An authentic, highly entertaining gangster film with lots of exciting gunplay.

Spyder Darling
NY Rock

Warren really feels his oats as the title gangster of this gruesome but gripping true crime drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
John Milius's Dillinger is a somewhat of a romanticized retelling of criminal John Dillinger's exploits. Dillinger is a flawed film that though is… More
Michael Gildea
Seeiing Sgt. Hulka play Dillinger didn't really do it for me. It seemed more like a watered-down Bonnie and Clyde. The 40s version was much better.
Wahida K
I am still waiting for a better Movie based upon John Dillinger.
Stella Dallas
it has a kind of cheesy tv movie feel but overall it's pretty entertaining. dreyfuss is downright laughable as babyface nelson but harry dean stanton… More