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Public Enemies 2-Disc Special Edition

The 2-disc Special Edition DVD of the Michael Mann gangster film about the last days of John Dillinger.

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  • Jan 2, 2011
This film is not entirely historically accurate but it a lot of the time, in fact the behind the scenes shows you just how much is real. I love that they shot his death scene at the actual spot, literally at the spot. The 2 disc addition includes a lot of great special features including documentaries on the real Dillinger and outlaws of the time. Also there is a great commentary on disc 1. I recommend this film because I enjoyed it and thought it was a really good film. It is not the classic it could have been but it is still a very good movie.
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January 03, 2011
this was an imprint of the real person but a good adaptation of the book.
 
January 02, 2011
I found the film very disappointing b/c Mann never really embodied Dillinger with an apparent sense of motivation for his nefarious deeds, and I think that played into Depp's generally listless portrayal, which never seemed to find a hook to hang itself on. I've read a few pieces debating the authenticity of the film, which I think was, overall, pretty solid ... probably much more so than other films that've tried to take a look at the era the popularized gangsters.
 
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review by . April 28, 2010
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VERY GOOD FILM
PUBLIC ENEMIES       Three things that I love about movies come together in this film, gangster films, Johnny Depp, and Michael Mann. When I first heard about this film I could not have been more excited about a film, all those things together and Depp is playing John Dillinger. Really and honestly what more could you ask for, I knew this would be a good film. As I thought when this first came out I was right, it is a good film. But after watching more I realized that it could …
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Director: Michael Mann
Genre: Action, Biopic, Drama, Gangster Movies , Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Studio: Dreamworks
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