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The notorious true story of the Kray twins
Directed By
Brian Helgeland
Produced By
Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Christopher Clark
Quentin Curtis
Brian Oliver
Written By
Brian Helgeland
Tom Hardy
Emily Browning
Colin Morgan
Edited By
Peter McNulty
Dick Pope
Music By
Carter Burwell
Working Title Films
Cross Creek Pictures
Distributed By
(United Kingdom)
Universal Pictures
(United States)
Release Date
September 11, 2015 (UK)
October 2, 2015 (USA)
The Profession of Violence: The Rise and Fall of the Kray Twins
by John Pearson

Legend (2015) is a British crime thriller written and directed by Brian Helgeland. This film marks his return to adapted screenplays in the genre of crime since the conclusion of L.A. Confidential. The film is based on the book The Profession of Violence: The Rise and Fall of the Kray Twins by John Pearson, which deals with the rise and fall of the Kray twins; the relationship that bound them together, and charts their gruesome career to their downfall and imprisonment for life in 1969. Tom Hardy and Emily Browning star with Colin Morgan, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald, and Taron Egerton featured in supporting roles.


The true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.


  • Tom Hardy as Ronald Kray & Reginald Kray
  • Emily Browning as Frances Shea
  • Colin Morgan as Frankie Shea
  • Christopher Eccleston as Leonard "Nipper" Read
  • Taron Egerton as Edward "Mad Teddy" Smith
  • David Thewlis as Leslie Payne
  • Aneurin Barnard as David Bailey
  • Paul Anderson as Albert Donoghue
  • Chazz Palminteri as Angelo Bruno
  • Tara Fitzgerald




Legend 2015 at Borobudur Cinema

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