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The Public Enemy Reviews

Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com
April 9, 2006
In the documentary featurette on this disc, Martin Scorsese says that before he shot The Aviator he showed his cast The Public Enemy, and when Cagney's entrance arrived someone exclaimed 'Modern screen acting begins.'
Chris Barsanti
Slant Magazine
February 11, 2005
Cagney shoots a horse, and gets himself a career.
Ian Jane
DVDTalk.com
February 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 30, 2005
...the movie is a turning point not only for gangster films but all films, and it holds up today as well as anything newly made.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10