Kill the Irishman

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Kill the Irishman
Kill the irishman poster.jpg
Directed by Jonathan Hensleigh
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Jonathan Hensleigh
  • Jeremy Walters
Based on To Kill the Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia 
by Rick Porello
Music by Patrick Cassidy
Cinematography Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Edited by Douglas Crise
  • Code Entertainment
  • Dundee Entertainment
  • Sweet William Productions
Distributed by Anchor Bay Films
Release dates
  • March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11)
Running time 106 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office £1,200,000[2]

Kill the Irishman is a crime drama film directed by Jonathan Hensleigh[3] 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)[4] by Rick Porrello.[5][6]


The film is a biopic of the Irish-American mob boss and FBI informant Danny Greene, who shot his way to the top of Cleveland's criminal underworld during the late 1970s.[5][6]



  1. ^ "Official Irishman release date through Anchor Bay Films is March 11, 2011". Movieset. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
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  3. ^ Jonathan Hensleigh. Retrieved on 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ ISBN 1-4391-7174-2
  5. ^ a b c d Tatiana Siegel (2009-05-06). "Stevenson, Walken join 'Irishman'". Variety. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Gregg Kilday (2009-05-18). "Slew of actors join 'The Irishman'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2009-05-25. [dead link]
  7. ^ Plain Dealer staff (2011-03-06). "'Kill the Irishman' cast: Real life vs. reel life". Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  8. ^ Kroll, David (2009-05-26). "Jason Butler Harner". Variety. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  9. ^ Kroll, Justin (2009-06-24). "Robert Davi". Variety. Retrieved 2009-06-27. 

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