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Untouchables, The Movie

Movie Review for Untouchables, The

Summary

This 80ís movie is considerate a classic of the decade. It is the story of how a group of law enforcers will try to tear down the most powerful mafia boss: Al Capone.

Untouchables, The DVD

Plot

The Untouchables is set up in the middle of the prohibition. Al Capone manages the illegal delivery of alcohol in the city of Chicago, and the law hasnít been able to capture him.

Eliot Ness, a federal agent who is sent to solve the situation, finds that the local officers are too corrupt to help him. Thatís how The Untouchables are created. With a group of incorruptible men, he will go after the big fish, Al Capone himself.

Cast

Eliot Ness - Kevin Costner
Jim Malone - Sean Connery
Agent Oscar Wallace - Charles Martin Smith
Agent George Stone - Andy Garcia
Al Capone - Robert De Niro

Trivia

Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas, Harrison Ford and Don Johnson were considered for the main role in The Untouchables.

Bob Hoskins was considered for the role of Al Capone in The Untouchables.

Academy Awards:

Sean Connery won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Jim Malone in Untouchables, The.

Ennio Morricone won for Best Original Score for Untouchables, The.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Untouchables, The was released to theatres on 06/03/1987 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $76,270,454 at the box office in the US.


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