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Based on author Rick Porrello's book To Kill the Irishman: The War that Crippled the Mafia, director Jonathan Hensleigh's richly detailed biopic details the rise and fall of notorious Cleveland union rep Danny Greene (Ray Stevenson), who earned notoriety in the mid-'70s for his bold willingness to defy the Italian mob. Raised on the mean streets of Cleveland, Greene's tough reputation eventually lands him a contact with the local mob. Before long, the scrappy local has become a mafia enforcer, but after forming an alliance with notorious gangster John Nardi (Vincent D'Onofrio) and burning feared loan shark Shondor Birns (Christopher Walken), Greene starts to discover that he has the potential to become as powerful as any of his adversaries. Later, Greene develops a reputation as untouchable after surviving numerous assassination attempts, and dealing a devastating blow to organized-crime syndicates across the U.S. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:March 11, 2011

Cast

Ray Stevenson
as Danny Greene
Vincent D'Onofrio
as John Nardi
Val Kilmer
as Joe Manditski
Christopher Walken
as Shondor Birns
Linda Cardellini
as Joan Madigan
Tony Darrow
as Mikey Mendarolo
Robert Davi
as Ray Ferritto
Fionnula Flanagan
as Grace O'Keefe
Bob Gunton
as Jerry Merke
Jason Butler Harner
as Art Sneperger
Vinnie Jones
as Keith Ritson
Tony Lo Bianco
as Jack Licavoli
Laura Ramsey
as Ellie O'Hara
Steven R. Schirripa
as Mike Frato
Paul Sorvino
as Tony Salerno
Mike Starr
as Leo "Lips" Moceri
Marcus Thomas
as William "Billy" McComber
Vinny Vella
as Frank Brancato
Cody Christian
as Young Danny Greene
Sean O'Reilly
as Tony Lupero
Vincent Angelini
as Vic Centauro
Jeff Chase
as Joe Buka
Nina Kircher
as Merke's Secretary
John Seibert
as Steve Marshak
Greg Trzaskoma
as Theatrical Grille Bartender
Lise Lacasse
as Mrs. Shaughnessy
Arthur Cartwright
as Leg Breaker
Joey Albright
as Garbage Man
Walter L. Lindsey
as Furniture Mover
Ruth Crawford
as Mrs. Birns
Steven M. Goldsmith
as Martin
Jeff Wolfe
as Undercover Cop
John Leo
as Geoffrey Greene

Crew

Jonathan Hensleigh
Director
Bart Rosenblatt
Producer
Tommy Reid
Producer
Eugene Musso
Producer
Jonathan Hensleigh
Screenwriter
Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Cinematographer
John Bissell
Musical Direction/Supervision
Douglas Crise
Editor
Patrizia Von Brandenstein
Production Designer
Gary Baugh
Art Director
Kim Olsen
Co-producer
Arthur Sarkissian
Executive Producer
Tara Reid
Executive Producer
Jonathan Dana
Executive Producer
Melissa Bruning
Costume Designer
Mary Vernieu
Casting
Dug Rotstein
Script Supervisor
Michael D. Jones
Production Supervisor
Bart Rosenblatt
Unit Production Manager
Jeff Wolfe
Stunts Coordinator
Sherwood Jones
Post Production Supervisor
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