Pretty Boy Floyd (1960)

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Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Al Riccardo
Roy Fant ...
Jed Watkins
Lil Courtney
Carl York ...
Curly Winwell
Jason Evers ...
Sheriff Blackie Faulkner (as Herb Evers)
Effie Afton ...
Ma Parks
Shirley Smith ...
Ann Courtney
Gail Crouder
Shorty Walters
Machine Gun Manny
Leo Bloom ...
Ed Courtney
Bill Courtney
Philip Kenneally ...
Charles Braswell ...
Special Investigator Neil Trane


Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been murdered and the local sheriff lets the killer off with a self-defense plea. Bent on revenge, Floyd does what he must which leads him down a dark road littered with robbing banks and loose women. Floyd's final days are anything BUT pretty! Written by

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January 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De erfgenaam van Al Capone  »

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Pretty Boy Floyd, a 1930s outlaw, is seen throughout the movie using German-made MP-40 machine guns which were used by Nazi soldiers during World War II and not available in the U.S. until after the war (illegally, of course). He is also seen using 1950's era snub-nose .38 revolvers. Pretty Boy Floyd famously used a pair of 1911-style .45 automatics. See more »


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Average gangster flick
29 February 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Pretty Boy Floyd is a rather pedestrian and overlong biopic of the famous gangster. Luckily there's an outstanding cast on hand to lend the film some much needed credibility: John Ericson is fine as Pretty Boy, but it's great to see Barry Newman, Peter Falk, and Al 'Elect Me Governor' Lewis playing his various sidekicks. We even get Jason 'Brain That Wouldn't Die' Evers as Floyd's nemesis, the determined local lawman.

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