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Scarface, 1983

Scarface
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Written by: Oliver Stone
Language:  English, Spanish
Country:  USA
Runtime:  170 min
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The mood of Scarface is captivating, rough, and stylized. The plot centers around blind ambition, a rise and fall, and drug dealing. It is a crime movie. Stylistically, Scarface is a saga, is epic, and is gory. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in an urban environment. Scarface is set in Miami. It happens in the 1980s. It is a remake. Scarface is known for being a cult favorite, a modern classic, and critically acclaimed. It is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that it includes strong violent content, drugs/alcohol, and nudity.

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Steven Bauer in Scarface (1983)
Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface (1983)
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Brian De Palma's blood-and-sun-drenched saga of a Cuban deportee's rise to the top of Miami's cocaine... more

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Language: English, Spanish
Country: USA
Release date: 9 December 1983
Runtime: 170 min

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Al Pacino Al Pacino As Tony Montana
Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer As Elvira Hancock
Steven Bauer Steven Bauer As Manny Ribera
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio As Gina Montana
Robert Loggia Robert Loggia As Frank Lopez
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Variety
Scarface is a grandiose modern morality play, excessive, broad and operatic at times.
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The New York Times
Scarface is the most stylish and provocative - and maybe the most vicious - serious film about the American underworld since Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather."
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Scarface
One of the best movies on earth. I love the constant tempo, the constant tension in the movie and of course the complete over the topness of this movie. A must see for true crime lovers!
01.July.2011 |  by: Bert
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MUST SEE
Simply a movie every single one HAVE to see. Period.
30.July.2010 |  by: Steve
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"My name is Tony Montana!"
Every follower of this cult movie knows that famous line, and exactly how to pronounce it. This powerful movie is about the rise and fall of Tony Montana, the guy who never stopped wanting more. Al Pacino's performance is the most memorable. It is a...
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25.August.2008 |  by: noam.ben.shmuel
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the ultimate rise and fall story
Al Pacino's character Tony Montana had it all - money, girls, clothes. but it wasn't enough for him, he wanted more: he wanted everything. when he bought the two white tigers i pretty much understood he was going down. i mean one white tiger i can...
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02.August.2008 |  by: barak gilon
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