Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies is a romanticized look at depression era mega-criminals - not much substance to speak of.

John Dillinger, a notorious and popular bank robber and prison buster, is pursued by a reorganized FBI. While planning jobs with fellow felons and running from the law, Dillinger falls for a Métis girl in Chicago. His demise is somehow related to not wanting to betray his girl, but it all seems forced in the end.

Some of the crime elements of the story are very compelling, but his personal life is portrayed as something of an iconic hero. He killed people, enjoyed prostitutes, and robbed banks - none of which he was repentant of - not sure I'm going to mourn his death any more because he was in love with someone too.

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