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Public Enemies, 2009

Public Enemies
Directed by: Michael Mann
Written by: Ronan Bennett
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  140 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of Public Enemies is stylized, atmospheric, and captivating. The plot centers around a manhunt, special agents, and a master criminal. It is a crime, drama, and thriller movie. In approach, Public Enemies is serious and realistic. The setting is Illinois. It happens in the 1930s. Public Enemies is originally a true story and based on a book. The movie is known for being a blockbuster. It is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that Public Enemies includes profanity and violent content.

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G-man Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) vows to nab notorious criminal John Dillinger (Johnny Depp). more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 18 June 2009
Runtime: 140 min

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Johnny Depp Johnny Depp As John Dillinger
Christian Bale Christian Bale As Melvin Purvis
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I was raised on a farm in Moooresville....
I was raised on a farm in Moooresville, Indiana. My mama died when I was three, my daddy beat the hell out of me cause he didn't know no better way to raise me. I like baseball, movies, good clothes, fast cars, whiskey, and you... what else you need...
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03.November.2012 |  by: Jake Arnold
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I was raised on a farm in Moooresville....
I was raised on a farm in Moooresville, Indiana. My mama died when I was three, my daddy beat the hell out of me cause he didn't know no better way to raise me. I like baseball, movies, good clothes, fast cars, whiskey, and you... what else you need...
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03.November.2012 |  by: Jake Arnold
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Jake Arnold rated this title
A great period piece. Public Enemies is like Heat with fedoras, a gangster epic that is easily the best thing Mann has done in more than a decade, an intensely visceral tour-de-force. I enjoyed it.
16.September.2010 |  by: argonaut
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It might be appropriate to say Public Enemies is an epic movie. At 2 ½ hours, this "based on a true story" needs to be entertaining, informative and lasting. The problem is that Public Enemies isn't a movie that will stay with me for years. Sure,...
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03.August.2010 |  by: Dan Cassavaugh
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Dan Cassavaugh rated this title
Not quite as epic as I've expected
Sitting to see the film I've expected an epic storytelling about the depression era criminals. What I got instead is a nice, somewhat more intimate film about the life of John Dillinger. So although not quite as impressive as I've expected, the film...
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07.March.2010 |  by: Dean
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Dean rated this title
I found "PUBLIC ENEMIES" shockingly mediocre. It was shocking both because Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and director Michael Mann usually do good work, and the film got generally positive reviews. It was mediocre because: There was no chemistry at...
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17.December.2009 |  by: Vic
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Vic rated this title
Average movie
The reason I like this movie is because this was actually the start of the FBI in America, since crimes were committed in several states. About the movie, perfect acting from all actors, but it was quite a long movie.
17.October.2009 |  by: LennieZ
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Could have been better
I didn't like the style of this movie. It was too boring. It could have been done much better.
14.September.2009 |  by: Pål H. Alvsaker
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