The Untouchables (movie)
|Directed by||Brian De Palma|
|Screenplay by||David Mamet|
|Based on||The Untouchables|
by Eliot Ness and Oscar Fraley
|Produced by||Art Linson|
|Cinematography||Stephen H. Burum|
|Edited by||Gerald B. Greenberg|
|Music by||Ennio Morricone|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Box office||$106.2 million|
The Untouchables is a 1987 American crime movie directed by Brian De Palma, produced by Art Linson, written by David Mamet, and based on the book of the same name (1957).
Background[change | change source]
It is about Eliot Ness (Costner) as he creates the Untouchables team to bring Al Capone (De Niro) to justice during Prohibition.
The Grammy Award–nominated score was composed by Ennio Morricone.
Cast[change | change source]
- Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness
- Charles Martin Smith as Oscar Wallace
- Andy García as George Stone/Giuseppe Petri
- Robert De Niro as Al Capone
- Sean Connery as Jimmy Malone
- Patricia Clarkson as Catherine Ness
- Billy Drago as Frank Nitti
- Richard Bradford as Chief Mike Dorsett
- Jack Kehoe as Walter Payne
- Brad Sullivan as George
- Del Close as Alderman
- Vito D'Ambrosio as Bowtie Driver
- Clifton James as District Attorney George E. Q. Johnson (uncredited)
- Don Patrick Harvey as Officer Preseuski
Release[change | change source]
The Untouchables was released on June 3, 1987 in the United States. The movie made $106.2 million worldwide and had strong positive reviews from critics. It was nominated for four Academy Awards; Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Cones, John W. (1997). The Feature Film Distribution Deal: A Critical Analysis of the Single Most Important Film Industry Agreement. SIU Press. p. 7. ISBN 9780809320820. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
- ↑ Tullio Kezich (September 6, 1987). "Piace Al Capone superstar". la Repubblica (in Italian). p. 23.
- ↑ "The 60th Academy Awards (1988) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-01. Retrieved 2011-07-31.
Other websites[change | change source]
- The Untouchables on IMDb
- The Untouchables at the TCM Movie Database
- The Untouchables at AllMovie
- The Untouchables at Rotten Tomatoes
- The Untouchables at Box Office Mojo