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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

family relationships based on novel or book chicago hitman 1960s male friendship 1950s 1970s organized crime father daughter relationship sicilian mafia irish-american labor union 20th century mob family jimmy hoffa

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