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Childhood chums Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connelly grow up on opposite sides of the fence: Rocky matures into a prominent gangster, while Jerry becomes a priest, tending to the needs of his old tenement neighborhood.
1939 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role
1939 | Winner: Best Actor
Every Cagney mannerism in this movie is awesome, and I'm still thinking about that ending days later.
One of the greatest endings in cinema history and a fantastic performance by Cagney.
My favorite Cagney performance in one of the best films of the 1930s. The ending is legendary and rightfully so. An unbelievable film and I will always remember watching it for the the first time.
While Bogart dies in a role before his breakout films and O'Brien's acting is satisfactory, Cagney's performance and the film's uncompromising ending makes this a great gangster film.
one of my favorites from my Warner Gangsters box set.
Favorite Cagney role