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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
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The movie's opening title card read: "Indiana, 1933". See more »
Closeup of front page newspaper story heralding John Dillinger's capture in Tucson is just a bunch of nonsensical paragraphs repeated over and over. See more »
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.
They're not going to get me.
I just don't want to see it. I just don't want to see it John.
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 »
My review might be a little biased because I love Warren Oates and will watch anything he appears in (including obscure movies like 92 In the Shade). However, I'd like to say that this is a very well-made gangster flick that rivals Bonnie & Clyde in entertainment value. I actually prefer the action sequences in Dillinger to the famous ones from Bonnie & Clyde because they seem rougher, more natural and less self-conscious. The shooting sequences in Bonnie & Clyde seem too choreographed and slightly pretentious in comparison. Another selling point for Dillinger is that it contains wonderful performances by Oates and Ben Johnson. Actually, Ben Johnson almost steals the show as "G Man" Melvin Purvis. Even though they only have 1.5 scenes together, Oates and Johnson complement each other nicely here.
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