Public Enemies (1996) (V) Video

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(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
2.8/ 10 (805 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for strong violence, some sex scenes, drug use and language

Production Company
American World Pictures (AWP) [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(USA) - March 1996
(USA) - 19 April 1996
(USA) - November 1996
(UK) - June 1997
(Spain) - 2 July 1997

Running Time

No one could stop them.

1930s, ambush, bank, bank-robbery, bare-breasts, based-on-true-story, blonde, blood, blood-spatter, boyfriend-girlfriend-relationship, chase, colt-.45, drunkard, fast-draw, fbi, fbi-chief, female-killer, female-nudity, female-villain, gang-violence, gangster, gun-violence, gunfight, hideout, home-invasion,

Technical Support
CAM:Panavision Cameras and Lenses
LAB:Consolidated Film Industries (CFI), Hollywood (CA), USA
OFM:35 mm
PFM:35 mm

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Full Cast

  1. Cortese, Dan as [Melvin Purvis] <14>
  2. Cramer, Grant as [Sam Cowley] <15>
  3. Dain, Joe as (as Joseph Dain) [Lloyd Barker] <9>
  4. Dollison, Ed as [Mr. Harris] <24>
  5. Eden, Richard (I) as [George Barker] <4>
  6. Griffis, Robert as [Desk Clerk] <17>
  7. Harrison, Gavin (I) as [Freddie Barker] <11>
  8. Heller, Chip (I) as [Mr. Clarke] <2>
  9. Lester, Jason (I) as (uncredited) [Ma Barker's Son In Pig Pen]
  10. Lindsey, Joseph as [Herman Barker] <8>
  11. Linn, Rex as [Al Spencer] <16>
  12. Lloyd, Chris (IV) as (uncredited) [Young Doc Barker]
  13. Marsden, James (I) as [Doc Barker] <10>
  14. Martin, Josh (I) as (uncredited) [Boy in Line]
  15. Meeks, Trevor (I) as [Lloyd Barker at 10 years] <7>
  16. Newsom, Paul as [Mr. Beltram] <18>
  17. O Plotnik, Brent as [Herman Barker at 11 years] <6>
  18. Peck, Brian (I) as [J. Edgar Hoover] <13>
  19. Roberts, Eric (I) as [Arthur Dunlop] <23>
  20. Seago, Terry D. as [Tall Sheriff] <12>
  21. Sievers, Gary as [Doctor] <27>
  22. Stadvec, Michael as [Man in Honky Tonk] <26>
  23. Stallone, Frank (I) as [Alvin Karpis] <20>
  24. Ward, Tom (II) as [Paymaster] <5>
  25. Best, Leah as [Young Kate Clarke] <1>
  26. Brackin, Allena as [Mrs. Harris] <25>
  27. Milano, Alyssa as [Amaryllis] <22>
  28. Rasmussen, Castagna as [Hotel Guest] <19>
  29. Russell, Theresa (I) as [Kate 'Ma' Barker] <3>
  30. Williams, Brenda (I) as [Ms. Racine Burdett] <21>


  1. Crime
  2. Drama
  3. Thriller

Full Plot

Glorified and glamourized fact-based tale of Ma Barker and her boys who robbed banks and generally terrorized the Midwest in the 1930's and was eventually gunned down by g-man, Melvin Purvis. John Sacksteder Plot not found

Total Business

SD: March 1995 - May 1995

Movie Certificate

16 (Iceland)
MA (Australia)
18 (Germany)(video premiere)
13 (Spain)
15 (UK)(video premiere)
18 (Spain)

Music Composers

  1. Franke, Christopher


  1. Suslov, Misha

Dress Designers

  1. Keech-Swerling, Karen


Manga Films [es] - (1997) (Spain) (video)
Trimark Pictures [us]
VPS Film-Entertainment GmbH [de]

Film Editors

  1. Berlatsky, David


  1. Bacquel, Deborah (production accountant)
  2. Barnes, Chris (I) (set production assistant)
  3. Bayman, Lindsay (legal service)
  4. Behrman, Jason (set production assistant)
  5. Bloch, Axelle (I) (production assistant)
  6. Block, Peter A. (legal and business affairs: Trimark)
  7. Brannum, Julianna (set production assistant)
  8. Canaday, Tim (set production assistant)
  9. Conger, Jennifer (stand-in)
  10. Conrad, John (I) (set production assistant)
  11. Dubovsky, Dawn (unit publicist)
  12. Edwards, Nathan (I) (set production assistant)
  13. Edwards, Vicki (stand-in)
  14. Eisen, Bruce David (legal and business affairs: Trimark)
  15. Elliott, Hal (location manager)
  16. Ergas, Marjorie (craft service)
  17. Etting, Brian R. (assistant to director)
  18. Fagin, Todd (set production assistant)
  19. Fitzpatrick, Hayden (set production assistant)
  20. Gibbons, Amy (I) (production coordinator)
  21. Hope, Kathleen (stand-in)
  22. Ireton, Greg (set production assistant)
  23. James, Stephen (II) (set production assistant)
  24. Johnson, Stephen P. (stand-in)
  25. Kane, Hilary (stand-in)
  26. Lee, Stephanie (I) (set production assistant)
  27. Lokey-Kirkpatrick, Brenda (assistant production accountant)
  28. Ludwigova, Jana (key set production assistant)
  29. Luke, Keith (set production assistant)
  30. Martin, Josh (I) (production assistant)
  31. McIntyre, Cynthia Clancy (assistant location manager)
  32. Naifeh, Alison (assistant location manager)
  33. Ochoa, Monica (script supervisor)
  34. Oremland, Jason (production runner)
  35. Qualls, Christy (production assistant)
  36. Reece, Tommy (insert car operator)
  37. Reeder, Rosalind (stand-in)
  38. Reynolds, Steve (I) (set production assistant)
  39. Runge, Janet (set production assistant)
  40. Shelton, Bryan (II) (set production assistant)
  41. Smithson, Candi (set production assistant)
  42. Thanscheidt, Arthur (stand-in)
  43. Travis, Matt (I) (set production assistant)
  44. Troxel, Robert D. (location production assistant)
  45. Wagner, Thomas R. (weapons handler)
  46. Ward, Leander (production assistant)
  47. Wardlow, Patrick (set production assistant)
  48. Ware, Charlyn (legal and business affairs: Trimark)
  49. Winikoff, Cami (production executive)
  50. Zeeck, David (weapons assistant)


Kate "Ma" Barker: You said, "Dead by Christmas." Is that the kind of chance you're talking about? Melvin Purvis: You can't believe everything you read in the papers. I'm the F.B.I., not a bounty hunter. Herman Barker: No difference.

Other Titles

  1. Public Enemy #1 (1996) (V) (ENG)

  2. Public Enemy (1996) (V) (ENG)

  3. Public Enemy No. 1 (1996) (V) (ENG)
    (USA) (TV title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA


- 'Kathy Bates (I)' (qv) was originally cast in 'Theresa Russell (I)' (qv)'s role.