• Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014)

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Release Date: June 27th, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 14th, 2014

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger examines the story of South Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger, including his sensational trial. Key players on every side reveal Bulger's influence on crime and law enforcement.

Cast: James "Whitey" Bulger, Stephen Rakes, Tommy Donahue, David Boeri, Dick Lehr, Shelley Murphy

Director: Joe Berlinger

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: CNN Films, Radical Media, Third Eye Motion Picture Company, Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter KeoughBoston Globe

    Filmmaker Joe Berlinger isn’t so much inspired as disgusted by the notorious gangster in his newest documentary. show more

  • 50
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unfocused, overly long documentary raises provocative questions. show more

  • 88
    RogerEbert.com

    The real question of culpability that provides an element of suspense here, ironically, concerns not the obvious baddies but the ostensible good guys. show more

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