Kill the Irishman

Based On The True Story Of Danny Greene The Man The Mob Couldn't Kill
The Irishman

Friday, March 11, 2011 in 5 theaters
On Blu-ray & DVD
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Now


Val Kilmer
Joe Manditski

Linda Cardellini
Joan Madigan

Christopher Walken
Shondor Birns

Ray Stevenson
Danny Greene

Vincent D'Onofrio
John Nardi

Vinnie Jones
Keith Ritson

more cast & crew
MPAA Rating
R for strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.

Storylines 2 view all

Kill the Irishman chronicles the rise and fall of infamous Cleveland gangster Danny Greene (Ray Stevenson), who engaged in a power struggle with the Italian mob. Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene (Ray Stevenson) and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene’s heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob. Turning the tables on loan shark Shondor Birns (Christopher Walken) and allying himself with gangster John Nardi (Vincent D’Onofrio), Greene stops taking orders from the mafia and pursues his own power. Surviving countless assassination attempts from the mob and killing off anyone who went after him in retaliation, Danny Greene’s infamous invincibility and notorious fearlessness eventually led to the collapse of mafia syndicates across the U.S. and also earned him the status of the man the mob couldn’t kill. official plot version from

Additional Notes

  • Inspired by Rick Porello's true crime account "To Kill The Irishman: The War That Crippled The Mafia."