They Made Me a Criminal
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

In this remake of The Life of Jimmy Dolan, a world-champion boxer believes he killed another man in a drunken fight, so he flees West to lie low. A bunch of troubled kids act as a kind of psychological mirror for him as he recognizes his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 21, 1939
DVD Release Date: July 30, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Made competently enough and solidly acted so that one might forgive all the plot holes, unconvincing romance and outdated cornball antics.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

There's nothing in this material that calls for [Busby] Berkeley's particular talents.

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Aj V
This is a remake of the life of Jimmy Dolan? No wonder I thought I's seen it already!
Cassandra Maples
Busby Berkeley directs this drama that features an element of crime mixed with drama and some humor. A feel good flick that holds interest. John Garfield plays… More
rocko perkovich
I'm a big fan of the "M-YA SHEEE" talk and this movie had plenty to go around. John Garfield reminded me of three actors all crunched into one:… More