Movie Plot - The Outfit
In 1956 Chicago, Leonard Burling is an English cutter who runs a shop in a neighborhood controlled by Irish Mob boss Roy Boyle. Boyle's chief enforcer, Francis, and his son and second-in-command Ritchie use Burling's shop as a stash house for dirty money; Burling tolerates this arrangement as the Boyles and their men are his best customers. Burling also shares a complicated relationship with shop receptionist Mabel, who is also Ritchie's girlfriend. Mabel has no interest in Burling's trade and ownership of the store, wanting instead to leave Chicago and travel the world.
One night, Francis shows up at the shop with Ritchie, who's been shot in the torso after a confrontation with the rival LaFontaine family, a black criminal organization. Burling is forced at gunpoint to treat Ritchie's wounds and hide a briefcase containing a copy of an FBI recording with detailed information on the crew's operations, which was provided by the "Outfit", a nationwide syndicate founded by Al Capone that protects criminal groups from the law. Francis gets in touch with Roy and departs, leaving Burling and Ritchie alone. The two men converse and start to bond, and Burling takes advantage of Ritchie's naivety to convince him that Francis is an informant and plans to hand the tape over to the FBI.
When Francis returns, Burling intercepts him, claiming that Ritchie is light-headed and delusional from blood loss. Ritchie threatens Francis, who is forced to kill him in self-defense. He and Burling then hide Ritchie's body just...