The Public Enemy
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Frequently Asked Questions
- How long is The Public Enemy?
- The Public Enemy is 1 hr 24 min long.
- Who directed The Public Enemy?
- William A. Wellman
- Who is Tom Powers in The Public Enemy?
- James Cagney plays Tom Powers in the film.
- What is The Public Enemy about?
- Two young Chicago hoodlums, Tom Powers (James Cagney) and Matt Doyle (Eddie Woods), rise up from their poverty-stricken slum life to become petty thieves, bootleggers and cold-blooded killers. But with street notoriety and newfound wealth, the duo feels the heat from the cops and rival gangsters both. Despite his ruthless criminal reputation, Tom tries to remain connected to his family, however, gang warfare and the need for revenge eventually pull him away.