Scarface (1983 movie)

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Scarface is a 1983 American crime thriller movie. It was directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone and stars Al Pacino. The story is about Tony Montana, a Cuban criminal who moves to Miami, Florida and creates his own cocaine business. It is a loose remake of the 1932 movie Scarface. The movie made $85 million.

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Tony Montana is a prisoner from Cuba who is sent to the United States on a boat. Once there, he works for Frank Lopez, a Miami criminal. Soon, Tony kills Frank and takes over his business. Soon, Tony Montana is very rich and powerful because of his growing cocaine empire. He meets Alexander Sosa, a Bolivian drug lord. Tony is assigned to kill a journalist who is printing bad stories about Sosa. Tony plants a bomb on the target's car, but sees children inside it, and does not make the bomb go off. Sosa gets angry and sends many people to Miami to kill Tony. There is a shootout. Tony is then shot in the back by a man with a shotgun, and dies.

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Scarface (1983 movie) at the Internet Movie Database