Synopsis: After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort out several other mobsters, while Dillinger's bank robbing exploits make him something of a folk hero. Escaping from jail he finds Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson have joined the gang and pretty soon he is Public Enemy Number One. Now the G-men really are after him.
Director(s): John Milius
Production: American International Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

Three, four, five and six.

Don't hurry like that.

I don't want any mistakes

made with my money.

If you make mistakes with my money,

I'll take my business elsewhere.

You wouldn't like that,

would you, dearie?

No, ma'am.

What are you smiling at me

for like that, young man?

I don't believe I know you.

No, ma'am, but whenever I see money,

I smile that way.

You've got a nice smile, too, miss.

I'd like to withdraw my entire account.

Your entire account?

Yes, the whole thing.

- And your name?

John. John Dillinger.

Everybody, hold it right where you are.

This is a robbery.

Charley, the back vault.

Harry, clear the counters.

Watch them, Homer.

- Let go.

Everybody on your stomachs.

When I say it, I mean it. Now.

Turn over. This ain't no

board of directors' meeting.

Get in there.

- Don't nobody get nervous.

Ain't got nothing to fear.

You're being robbed by the John

Dillinger gang, the best there is.

These few dollars you lose here today...

...are going to buy you stories to tell

your children and great grandchildren.

This could be one of the

big moments in your life.

Don't make it your last.

We're in the money

We're in the money

We've got a lot of what it takes to get along

We're in the money

The skies are sunny

Old man depression, you are through,

you've done us wrong

We never see a headline

About a breadline today

And when we see the landlord

We can look that guy right in the eye

We're in the money

Come on, my honey

Let's spend it, lend it, send it

Rolling along

We never see a headline

About a breadline today

And when we see the landlord

We can look that guy right in the eye

We're in the money

Come on, my honey

Let's spend it, lend it, send it

Rolling along

On June 17th, 1933, in Kansas City,

five of my finest men were ambushed...

...escorting convicted bank robber Frank

Nash to the federal penitentiary.

My men died like dogs in the gutter,

and I swore personal vengeance.

Mr Hoover told me he wanted these

rats that did it exterminated.

And that was my only job.

Charles Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd.

George 'Machine Gun' Kelly.

Lester 'Baby Face' Nelson.

Wilbur Underhill,

the Tri-State Terror.

Handsome Jack Klutas.

And of course, John Dillinger.

Homer Van Meter, Harry Pierpont,

Charley Mackley, the old man,

that's the Dillinger gang.

Of course, there are others,

but those four are the

ones who would stay.

We can't touch Dillinger; no federal offence.

Doesrt deserve to be there.

I don't want anybody up

there I can't legally shoot.

Shoot Dillinger and we'll figure

out a way to make it legal.


Want a cigar, Sam?

- No, not good for you.

I like a Montecristo.

They're wonderful.

Of course, I don't smoke these all the time.

They cost half a dollar apiece.

Well, I hope not.

You know who gave me these cigars?

- No.

Ray Caffrey give them to me...

...just before he got his head

blown off in Kansas City.

They were for my birthday.

And I intend to smoke one of these

over each of those mers dead bodies.

I ain't crazy, Johnny.

There was a fat little bank here back in '25.

The whole county was rich.

Everything was here in '25,

werert it, Charley?

Shut up, Eddie.

You're paid to drive the car.

Charley Mackley's robbed more

banks than you'll ever see,

so shut up and drive the car.

Hi, there.

I said hi, there.

I heard you the first time.

- Oh, you did, huh?

You work here?

Hm-hmm. I sure ain't in it for the pleasure.

Nice fella.

When did the bank close down?

Hm-hmm, when they run out of money.

What do you think?

Everything just up and disappeared, huh?

What do you want to know for?

Well, me and these here friends of

mine are on a three-state crime spree.

Is that so?

- Yeah.

Except we can't find no banks.

- That breaks my heart.

It's turning into a radio show.

Worse yet, we're running

out of gas looking for one.

Now, you fill that car up,

do you understand?

Fill it yourself.

I said fill it up.

Oh, what you gonna do now, Homer?

You can't do that.

Do something. What are

you doing, huh? Huh?

This son of a b*tch is crazy.

- What are you doing?

Just give him some money

and let's get out of here.

He's gonna do it.

Here, I don't want your damn gas anyway.

What did you give him

the money for, Homer?

Son of a b*tch.

Step on it,

I got his gumball machine.

Step on it, Eddie.

Who do you think I look like?

Well, you look like Douglas Fairbanks,

as a matter of fact.

Can I have my drink back?

- They don't serve Indians in here.

You said you is an Indian.

- Yeah, I'm half Indian.

The other half is French

and that side drinks.

Hey, you.

Who do you think you are, anyhow?

- Gone.

I'm Douglas Fairbanks. Sure as you're

standing there, that's who I am.

OK, you're Douglas Fairbanks.

You don't know who in

the hell I am, do you?

Look, pal. You can be whoever you want.

As far as I'm concerned,

you're Douglas Fairbanks.


- Douglas Fairbanks.


I'm John Dillinger.

- Sure you are.

Stand here.

Put it up here. I'm John Dillinger.

Now stand up here.

Put your money on the bar.

Come on, get it up here.

I don't like waiting around,

you know.

Come on, miss, get up here.

Dump it out. Now get

over there on the floor.

Er, you want me to get down?

Shut up. Don't you ever do nothing?

Can't you listen?

What's your name?

- Billie.

Billie Frechette.

You're gonna come with me.

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John Milius

John Frederick Milius is an American screenwriter, director, and producer of motion pictures. He was one of the writers for the first two Dirty Harry films, received an Academy Award nomination as ... more…

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