The Departed

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The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama thriller movie. It is directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson and Alec Baldwin. It was very successful, getting positive reviews and $289.8 million in the box office as well as winning four Academy Awards. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong movie Infernal Affairs.

The movie is set in Boston, Massachusetts. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack Nicholson) plants Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) as a mole within the police force. At the same time, the police get William "Billy" Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) to gain access into Costello's crew. This leads to Sullivan and Costigan each trying to find the other's identity before his own cover is blown.

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Country Premiere
 Philippines 4 October 2006
 Russia 5 October 2006
 Canada 6 October 2006
 United Kingdom 6 October 2006
 Hong Kong 6 October 2006
 Ireland 6 October 2006
 Taiwan 6 October 2006
 Ukraine 6 October 2006
 United States 6 October 2006
 Indonesia 11 October 2006
 Australia 12 October 2006
 Kazakhstan 12 October 2006
 New Zealand 12 October 2006
 Singapore 12 October 2006
 Thailand 12 October 2006
 Estonia 13 October 2006
 Latvia 13 October 2006
 Kuwait 23 October 2006
 Czech Republic 26 October 2006
 Bulgaria 27 October 2006
 Spain 27 October 2006
 Iceland 27 October 2006
 Italy 27 October 2006
 Poland 27 October 2006
 Israel 2 November 2006
 Malaysia 2 November 2006
 Slovakia 2 November 2006
 Norway 3 November 2006
 Romania 3 November 2006
 Serbia 6 November 2006
 Egypt 8 November 2006
 Hungary 9 November 2006
 Netherlands 9 November 2006
 Portugal 9 November 2006
 Brazil 10 November 2006
 Denmark 10 November 2006
 Finland 10 November 2006
 Argentina 16 November 2006
 Mexico 17 November 2006
 Panama 17 November 2006
 Venezuela 17 November 2006
 Iran 18 November 2006
 Lithuania 20 November 2006
 Greece 23 November 2006
 South Korea 23 November 2006
 Turkey 24 November 2006
 France 29 November 2006
 Uruguay 1 December 2006
 Germany 7 December 2006
 Belgium 27 December 2006
 Sweden 12 January 2007
 Japan 20 January 2007
 Vietnam 3 August 2007
 India 31 October 2007

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