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Black Mass (2015) - Movie Details

Drama Crime
122 min.
Release Date
September 18, 2015
DVD Release Date
February 16, 2016 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
122 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for brutal violence, language throughout, some sexual references and brief drug use

Black Mass tells the story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish street punk in Boston with a penchant for rape and robbery, who spent much of his early life incarcerated. When released from Alcatraz, Whitey returned to his thug lifestyle and rose to power in organized crime by using his FBI informant status to bring down the Italian mafia in New England. He and his fellow hood Steve Flemmi, fed incriminating information on the Italian... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Johnny Depp sizzles and director Scott Cooper adequately relays the story of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, but Black Mass falls short of greatness--and of capturing the confusing, conflicting muddiness of the true story. Full movie review »

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