Squizzy Taylor

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"The Larrikin, The Lover, The Legend!"
  • 1982
  • 96 hr
  • 6.1  (112)

Squizzy Taylor is a 1982 movie that is set in Melbourne, Australia during the 1920s. The movie is a biopic about the titular character, Joseph Theodore Leslie Taylor, who was a notorious gangster in Melbourne during the roaring twenties. The movie is directed by Kevin Dobson and stars David Atkins as Squizzy Taylor, Jacki Weaver as Dolly Grey, and Alan Cassell as Detective James Mackay.

The movie follows Squizzy Taylor's rise through the criminal underworld of Melbourne. He starts off as a petty thief and gradually rises through the ranks to become one of the most feared gangsters in the city. The movie portrays the glamorous side of Taylor's life, highlighting his love for fashion, music, and women.

However, the movie doesn't shy away from showing the other side of Taylor's life. The movie portrays the violent nature of his gang and the brutal crimes they committed. The movie also shows the relationship between Taylor and Detective James Mackay. Mackay is a detective who is obsessed with bringing Taylor down and the two engage in a cat-and-mouse game throughout the movie.

One of the standout performances in the movie is David Atkins as Squizzy Taylor. He portrays the character with a cocky and charming demeanor while also showing his ruthless side. Jacki Weaver also delivers a great performance as Dolly Grey, Taylor's love interest. She portrays the character as a strong and independent woman who is not afraid to stand up to Taylor.

The movie's soundtrack is another highlight of the film. It features songs from the 1920s that perfectly capture the era and help to set the tone of the movie. The costumes and set design also help to transport the viewer back to the 1920s.

Overall, Squizzy Taylor is a well-made biopic that tells the story of one of Australia's most notorious gangsters. The movie balances the glamour and violence of Taylor's life, and the performances from the cast are excellent. The movie is a must-watch for anyone interested in Australian history or true crime stories.

Squizzy Taylor is a 1982 crime movie with a runtime of 96 hours. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Runtime
    96 hr
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (112)