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The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

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Storyline

John Connolly and James "Whitey" Bulger grew up together on the streets of South Boston. Decades later, in the late 1970s, they would meet again. By then, Connolly was a major figure in the FBI's Boston office and Whitey had become godfather of the Irish Mob. What happened between them - a dirty deal to trade secrets and take down Boston's Italian Mafia in the process - would spiral out of control, leading to murders, drug dealing, racketeering indictments, and, ultimately, to Bulger making the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List. Written by E Anderson and J. Breaux

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Rated R for brutal violence, language throughout, some sexual references and brief drug use
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18 September 2015 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Upon his arrest in 2011, James 'Whitey' Bulger had been on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for 12 years. The FBI offered a larger reward for information leading to his capture (US$2 million) than for any other fugitive on the list except for Osama bin Laden. See more »

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