Director: Scott Cooper
Writers: Screenplay by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth
Based on the book by Dick Lehr and Gerard Oâ€™Neill
Producers: John Lesher, Brian Oliver, Scott Cooper, Patrick McCormick, Tyler Thompson
Executive Producers: Brett Ratner, James Packer, Peter Mallouk, Ray Mallouk, Christopher Woodrow,
Brett Granstaff, Gary Granstaff, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross
Cast: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Bacon, W. Earl Brown, David Harbour, Dakota Johnson, Julianne Nicholson, Corey Stoll, Peter Sarsgaard, Adam Scott, Juno Temple
Drama. In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James â€œWhiteyâ€ Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.
This film has been rated R for brutal violence, language throughout,some sexual references and brief drug use.