Black Mass Synopsis
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.
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"Black Mass-Terpiece!"

By stvnwllms
Johnny Depp takes us into the heart of darkness in his latest character incarnation as the crime king-pin James "Whitey" Bulger. The film is a deep inside expose in the "Good Fellas"/ "Godfather"...

BLACK MASS

By nostradamien
OPINION: Depp was good,However,Movie wasn't ( glad to see Depp out of his pirate outfit ).Wanted & expected More. More info and excitement if you find a History channel documentary Movie just...

That is Southie for you...

By kltm617
Johnny Dep nailed that role and I really liked the choice of actors and actresses. It was a good balance of telling the story and not exploiting the families of the victims or over glorifying the...

wish it was better

By jessika393
i was really excited to see this but i really felt the plot fell short. too much time spent on setting and "costumes". if half the time was spent on developing that and all the seens of south boston...

Depp was Amazing!

By dwickstrom
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Depp's Best Performance in Years

By stoddb33
Johnny Depp, one of the most well known actors of the modern age, has been on a, what seems continuous, cycle of putting on a bunch of makeup and acting strange and wacky. While not all of them are...

Black Mass

By mikeefu
Johnny Depp was great. Plot was a bit slow. Some good supporting performances....

Meh

By thisbetterbeagoodone
Slow, but good acting and cinematography...

Wife was happy

By wylieh
I thought the movie was a little slow but my wife really liked it. Johnny Dep did a great job transforming himself for the role....

Gotta see it

By itesgreengold
Depp at his most criminal...

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Rated R | For Brutal Violence, Language Throughout, Some Sexual References and Brief Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Depp terrifies as dangerously violent real-life gangster.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF