The Public Enemy

The Public Enemy (1931)

"All his life he took what he wanted...Why not women?"
TMDb Score
NR 1 hr 23 minApr 23rd, 1931Crime, Drama

Two young Chicago hoodlums, Tom Powers and Matt Doyle, rise up from their poverty-stricken slum life to become petty thieves, bootleggers and cold-blooded killers. But with street notoriety and newfound wealth, the duo feels the heat from the cops and rival gangsters both. Despite his ruthless criminal reputation, Tom tries to remain connected to his family, however, gang warfare and the need for revenge eventually pull him away.

James Cagneyas Tom Powers
Jean Harlowas Gwen Allen
Edward Woodsas Matt Doyle