Dillinger is a 1973 American gangster film directed by John Milius, about the life and criminal exploits of notorious bank robber John Dillinger. It stars Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Melvin Purvis and Cloris Leachman.


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During the Great Depression, John Dillinger (Warren Oates), a ruthless, arrogant criminal, is the most wanted man in America. Along with his gang, which includes the likes of "Baby Face" Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss) and "Pretty Boy" Floyd (Steve Kanaly), he robs Midwestern banks and leaves a trail of devastation in his path. But Melvin Purvis (Ben Johnson), an unrelenting federal agent, is hot on the trail of Dillinger's gang, and will stop at nothing to bring them to justice.

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