Kill the Irishman
|Kill the Irishman|
|Directed by||Jonathan Hensleigh|
|Based on||To Kill the Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia
by Rick Porello
|Music by||Patrick Cassidy|
|Cinematography||Karl Walter Lindenlaub|
|Editing by||Douglas Crise|
|Distributed by||Anchor Bay Films|
|Running time||106 minutes|
Kill the Irishman is a crime drama film directed by Jonathan Hensleigh and starring Ray Stevenson, Vincent D'Onofrio, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer. The film is based on the story of Irish American mobster Danny Greene, and is adapted from the book To Kill the Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia (1998) by Rick Porrello.
- Ray Stevenson as Danny Greene: Irish American mobster
- Cody Christian as Teenage Danny Greene
- Christopher Walken as Alex "Shondor" Birns: A Jewish-American loanshark and nightclub owner.
- Val Kilmer as Joe Manditski: A Cleveland cop who befriends Greene. Manditski is a composite character based in part on Cleveland police detective Ed Kovačić.
- Linda Cardellini as Joan Madigan
- Vincent D'Onofrio as John Nardi: An Italian-American labour racketeer and ally of Greene.
- Marcus Thomas as Bill McComber an Irish American gangster who works as Danny's enforcer and best friend of Danny.
- Vinnie Jones as Keith Ritson: An Irish-Lithuanian ex-boxer who works as Greene's chief enforcer.
- Tony Lo Bianco as Jack Licavoli: Boss of the Cleveland crime family
- Paul Sorvino as Anthony Salerno: Boss of the Genovese crime family
- Fionnula Flanagan as Grace O'Keefe
- Laura Ramsey as Ellie O'Hara
- Mike Starr as Leo "Lips" Moceri
- Steve Schirripa as Mike Frato
- Bob Gunton as Jerry Merke
- Jason Butler Harner as Art Sneperger
- Robert Davi as Ray Ferritto
- "Official Irishman release date through Anchor Bay Films is March 11, 2011". Movieset. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
- Jonathan Hensleigh. Slickdevilmoviehouse.com. Retrieved on 2011-09-30.
- ISBN 1-4391-7174-2
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