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2015 | R | Action Crime

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...

U.S. Release Date

Black Mass release date was Friday, September 18, 2015. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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Cast more cast

Johnny Depp
Whitey Bulger
Joel Edgerton
John Connolly
Sienna Miller
Catherine Greig
Dakota Johnson
Lindsey Cyr
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Directed by

Scott Cooper

Screenwriter

Mark Mallouk
Jez Buttersworth

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Rating MPAA

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

Storylines 3 more

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.
official plot version from warnerbros.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • 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."
  • 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.”

Also Known As

  • Black Mass
  • Untitled Whitey Bulger Project

Shooting Locations

  • September 2011: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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