• Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Angels With Dirty Faces

Release Date: November 26th, 1938

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) and Jerry Connolly (Pat O'Brien) were brought up in one of New York's toughest neighborhoods, Hell's Kitchen. While his buddy Rocky gets caught up in racketeering in reform school, Jerry decides to become a priest. Years later, Rocky is released from prison and returns to Hell's Kitchen, where Jerry works with at-risk children. Rocky wants a temporary safe haven with his old friend before resuming his life of crime, but Jerry hesitates, testing their relationship.

Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, William Pawley, John Hamilton, Earl Dwire

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: First National Pictures

Distributors: CBS/Fox, Warner Bros., MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Gritty, Emotional, Rise, Friendship, Sacrifice, Growing up, 1930s

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Awards

Nominated Writing (Original Story)
Nominated Directing