John Dillinger and his gang go on a bank robbing spree across the midwest, but one G-Man is determined to bring him down.

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After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort out several other mobsters, while Dillinger's bank robbing exploits make him something of a folk hero. Escaping from jail he finds Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson have joined the gang and pretty soon he is Public Enemy Number One. Now the G-men really are after him. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Fifth big screen movie to feature Depression era bank-robber John Dillinger though it's the seventh production if one counts two television works. The titles include Dillinger (1945); three episodes of the TV series Gang Busters (1952), particularly the episode Gang Busters: Dillinger (1952); Baby Face Nelson (1957); The FBI Story (1959); the made-for-TV Dillinger (1960); and Young Dillinger (1965). About just as many titles featuring John Dillinger have been made since this 1973 film. Marco Ferreri's Dillinger Is Dead (1969) featured documentary footage of John Dillinger. See more »

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In the movie John Dillinger exists the Biograph Theater and turns right or north. In fact the alley he was shot in was to the left or 1/4 of a block south of the theater. See more »

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Billie Frechette: I don't want to be there when they get you. Promise me that I won't have to be there when they get you.
John Dillinger: They're not going to get me.
Billie Frechette: I just don't want to see it. I just don't want to see it John.
John Dillinger: They won't ever get me. I may not live forever, but I'd be a damn fool not to try!
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After the closing credits a voice (Paul Frees) can be heard decrying the film and calling it a source of corruption for children. See more »

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References The Searchers (1956) See more »

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Gimme all the dough!
22 December 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

One of my all time fave actors played the gun toting thug to the hilt. Also, Ben Johnson was excellent as the obsessive detective dedicated to bringing the hellraising criminal to justice. He did cheat a tad but got the job done with no tears being shed for the hoodlum. Very good action film: I'll never forget the huge cringe I gave when the getaway car ran over a woman and dragged her beneath it for a ways. This was Oates doing some of his best work.


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