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What is the movie Public Enemies about?
Also, what is public enemies based on?
Public Enemies is based on Bryan Burrough’s 2004 non-fiction book, Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933–34. Burrough had originally begun researching the subject with the aim of creating a miniseries.
One may also ask, is Public Enemies a good movie? PUBLIC ENEMIES is a thoroughly watchable piece of thriller cinema, anchored by a great star turn in Depp’s John Dillinger. But it’s also a much darker, more complex film than the Tommy-gun-toting action in the trailers and the posters would suggest. Director Michael Mann has made more than just crime films like.
Regarding this, is Public Enemy movie based on a true story?
Based on a true story, Public Enemies traces John Dillinger’s life, which has become mythological over the years. Some crime enthusiasts maintain that Hoover and his new FBI never shot Dillinger and, in fact, staged his death.
How old was Johnny Depp in Public Enemy?
Johnny Depp was 45 in Public Enemies when he played the character ‘John Dillinger’. That was over 11 years ago in 2009. Today he is 56, and has starred in 88 movies in total, 33 since Public Enemies was released.