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Kill the Irishman – Jonathan Hensleigh (2011)

Also known as “Bulletproof Gangster”, this film tells the true story of Danny Greene. In the 1970’ies Greene is an American laborer of Irish descent. Not afraid for anyone he works himself up to being head of the union he works for.

Power getting to his head, Greene and his buddies enrich themselves and go against their peers causing Greene to be dropped. So he tries his luck in criminal activities.

In doing so, Greene encounters the local (Cleveland) maffia of whom is also is not afraid. Perhaps he better should. A feud develops and Greene proves to be a cat with nine lives.

In a format known by now, the film shows original footage through the film which makes a bit of a documentary style film. The film is amusing and has a few big names on the actors list.

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