Dillinger (1973)

Director
John Milius

Main cast
Warren Oates; Ben Johnson; Michelle Phillips; Cloris Leachman; Harry Dean Stanton

Genres
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Description
The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934.


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