The movie is based on the book "Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34," . The film narrates the happening of the transformaion of FBI. The FBI ries to stop the 1933 crime spree by gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, the Barkers, and Bonnie and Clyde.
This action thriller is directed by filmmaker Michael Mann including a stunning cast of Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in this incredible and true story of a leged and bank thif John Dillinger (Depp). The intelligene of Dillinger is pursued by the J. Edgar Hoover's fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale).Nobody could put a fullstop to Dillinger.There are no jails to contain him. He becomes hero of the public as he robes the banks which are a reason for the countrys depression.Billie Frechette (Cotillard).As Dillinger grows stronger its inevitable to create a real force with lethal and intelligence named FBI from the idea of Hoover (Billy Crudup). They bring in Agents and engaing in gunfights and strategies like betrayals etc. Dellinger becomes Americas fist enemy number one.
This film is the adaptation of Bryan Burrough's book Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933–34.