Black Mass Movie

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Who's Involved:

Dakota Johnson, Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Brett Ratner, Tyler Thompson, Scott Cooper, John Lesher, Michael Bassick, Sienna Miller, Adam Scott, Kevin Bacon, Peter Sarsgaard, Jesse Plemons, Christopher Woodrow, Julianne Nicholson, James Packer, Juno Temple, Brian Oliver, Patrick McCormick, Mark Mallouk, Rory Cochran, Jez Buttersworth, Ray Mallouk, Phil Hunt, Peter Mallouk, Compton Ross, Gary Granstaff

Release Date:

Friday, September 18, 2015 (Nationwide)

brutal violence, language throughout, some sexual references and brief drug use

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true 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.

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Who stars in Black Mass: Cast List

... Whitey Bulger

"Sherlock Gnomes" , "Minamata"  

... John Connolly

"The Green Knight" , "Red Sparrow"  

... Bill Bulger

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "The Mauritanian"  

"Jungle Cruise" , "Judas And The Black Messiah"  

... Catherine Greig

"Wander Darkly" , "21 Bridges"  

... Lindsey Cyr

"Our Friend" , "The High Note"  

"A Scanner Darkly"  

"Togo" , "Brief Interviews With Hideous Men"  

... Robert Fitzpatrick

"Step Brothers" , "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"  

... Charles McGuire

"R.I.P.D." , "The Darkness"  

... Deborah Hussey

"Palmer" , "The Dark Knight Rises"  

... Brian Halloran

"The Batman" , "Human Capital"  

Who's making Black Mass: Crew List

A look at the Black Mass behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Scott Cooper last directed Hostiles and Out of the Furnace.


Scott Cooper
John Lesher
Patrick McCormick
Brian Oliver
Tyler Thompson

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Production: What we know about Black Mass?

Key Facts

  1. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Cross Creek Pictures and RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a Cross Creek Pictures Production in association with Le Grisbi Productions, Free State Pictures and Head Gear Films, a Scott Cooper Film, “Black Mass.”
  2. Based on Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill's book "Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob."

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. February 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. Johnny Depp will shoot Transcendence and then follow with shooting this film. Last announced in May 2011.

  4. May 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. January 2009: The film was in Development status.

Black Mass Release Date: When was the film released?

Black Mass was released in 2015 on Friday, September 18, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Captive and Pawn Sacrifice.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

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