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. BLACK MASS 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.
Biography | Crime | Drama
Dir. Scott Cooper, US, 2015, 122 mins
Cast: Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Kevin Bacon