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Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

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Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

Steven Zaillian (Screenplay)
Charles Brandt (Book)

Runtime

209 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

His story changed history

Cast

Keywords

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#3 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2019 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#20 on The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s Rolling Stone