Al Pacino Overview
Al Pacino was an epoch-making star who took acting to a whole new level. Her name has long been associated with cold-blooded murder and villainous roles in some of the most historic movies of Hollywood. He has often been counted among one of the most legendary villains of Hollywood, known for his extremely riveting portrayals of antagonists. A brilliant actor with a unique style, he has set landmarks with almost every film he has worked in. He chose to play characters, who were handsome, attractive, and charismatic, but evil. He belongs to the generation of actors who challenged the conventions and changed the face of modern day cinema through their sheer brilliance and hard work. If you wish to know more about his immensely talented movies scroll down.
The Godfather was focused on Vito Corleone, the head of the Corleone mafia family in New York. He was at the event of his daughter's wedding. Michael, Vito's youngest son and a decorated WW II Marine was also present at the wedding. Michael seems to be uninterested in being a part of the family business. Vito was a powerful man, and is kind to all those who give him respect but was ruthless against those who do not. But when a powerful and treacherous rival wants to sell drugs and needs the Don's influence for the same, Vito refuses to do it. What follows was a clash between Vito's fading old values and the new ways which may cause Michael to do the thing he was most reluctant in doing and wage a mob war against all the other mafia families which could tear the Corleone family apart.
Watch Video : The Godfather
Scarface was told a story about Tony Montana, who manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them, undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He was soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony was protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and disowns him. Tony was impatient and wanted it all however, including Frank's empire and his mistress Elvira Hancock. Once at the top however, Tony's outrageous actions make him a target and everything comes crumbling down.
Watch Video : Scarface
Dog Day Afternoon
Dog Day Afternoon was based upon a real-life incident which occurred in August 1972 in which a Chase Manhattan Bank branch in Gravesend, Brooklyn, New York, was held siege by Sonny, a Vietnam veteran turned bank robber determined to steal $2500 for his wife to undergo a sex change operation. On a hot summer afternoon, Sonny and two cohorts, Stevie and Sal, go to rob the First Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Stevie soon gets nervous and flees. Although the bank manager and female tellers agree not to interfere with the robbery, Sonny finds there was not much to steal, as most of the cash has been picked up for the day. Sonny then gets an unexpected phone call from Captain Moretti of the NYPD, who tells him the place was surrounded by the city's entire police force.
Warch Video : Dog Day Afternoon
Heat was told the story about Hunters and their prey, Neil and his professional criminal crew, who hunt to score big money targets and were hunted by Lt. Vincent Hanna and his team of cops in the Robbery/Homicide police division. A botched job puts Hanna onto their trail while they regroup and try to put together one last big retirement score. Neil and Vincent were similar in many ways, including their troubled personal lives. At a crucial moment in his life, Neil disobeys the dictum taught to him long ago by his criminal mentor.
Watch Video : Heat
The Irishman was focused on Frank Sheeran, a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill while serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. In particular, the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of his life-long friend, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975 at the age of 62.
Watch Video : The Irishman
Jusctice for All
Pacino played the role of Arthur Kirkland in this courtroom drama released in the same year as “The Godfather Part III.”
Pacino plays a lawyer who is blackmailed into defending a judge accused of assaulting and raping a young woman. The movie is all about the corrupt and rotten justice system and how Arthur Kirkland risks his career for not complying with it and on the contrary, denouncing it forcefully.
Watch Video: Jusctice for All
The Devil’s Advocate
Before Keanu Reeves was playing Neo in the Matrix Trilogy, he played Kevin Lomax in this thrilling movie about a defence attorney who seems to be invincible and gets hired by a big law firm, with a big salary and a new wonderful house. At first, all seems great until his wife Mary (Charlize Theron) begins seeing strange things.
Al Pacino plays the part of John Milton, aka Satan. Who sets the premises for Kevin’s corruption of the soul by playing on his weaknesses
Watch Video: The Devil’s Advocate
This is another mafia movie starring Al Pacino. It is based on the book by the same name written by Joseph D. Pistone himself and Richard Woodley. It’s about his six-year undercover operation with an organized crime family in New York City during the 1970s.
Al Pacino is Lefty an old gangster for the Bonanno mafia family. Johnny Depp is Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco, a young FBI agent undercover whose work brought about 200 incriminations and 100 convictions
Watch Video: Donnie Brasco