Public Enemies

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Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

  1. Michael Mann

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ann Biderman


  3. Ronan Bennett


  4. Bryan Burrough


Top Billed Cast

  1. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    Melvin Purvis

  2. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp

    John Dillinger

  3. Giovanni Ribisi

    Giovanni Ribisi

    Alvin Karpis

  4. Billy Crudup

    Billy Crudup

    J. Edgar Hoover

  5. Marion Cotillard

    Marion Cotillard

    Billie Frechette

  6. Emilie de Ravin

    Emilie de Ravin

    Anna Patzke

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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 20m

Budget $80,000,000.00

Revenue $214,104,620.00


Release Information

  • July 1, 2009
    R, Theatrical



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