Aesthetically pointed but cinematically pointless, DILLINGER, a 1991 made-for-television film released to home video in 1995, seems to exist only so an attractive cast can play mobster dress-up. Sadly, nothing in this crime biopic is as dramatic as the fashions, and if any tears are shed
at all, it is not for the machine-gunned protagonists but for their blood-soiled overcoats.
After nine years in prison for robbery, seasoned con John Dillinger (Mark Harmon) nurses two ambitions; (1) to never serve time again and (2) to maintain a high-rolling lifestyle illegally. While his partner Copeland (Xander Berkeley) complains about spacing their heists for optimum impac...