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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 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 jimthemoviefreak@gmail.com

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Film debut of Al Lewis) See more »

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The film shows Pretty Boy Floyd having a career as a boxer. Even fighting under his nickname. This is completely false. Floyd was never a professional fighter, nor would he fight with the nickname he received from a robbery - a name that he despised. 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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