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The Untouchables (3-Jun-1987)

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: David Mamet

Based on a book: The Untouchables by Eliot Ness and Oscar Fraley

Music Composed, Orchestrated and Conducted by: Ennio Morricone

Producer: Art Linson

Keywords: Crime, Prohibition, Explosions

During Prohibition in Chicago, gangster Al Capone controlled the illegal liquor trade, corrupting the police and threatening the very fabric of the city. Elliot Ness assembles a handpicked team specifically to bring him to justice. Intense and brutal low-brow action; although the major characters are based on historical figures, this is very much a work of fiction. Sean Connery won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor; received nominations for Best Original Score, Best Set Decoration and Best Costume Design.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Bradford
10-Nov-1934 22-Mar-2016 Man in a Suitcase
Patricia Clarkson
29-Dec-1959   Pieces of April
Del Close
9-Mar-1934 4-Mar-1999 The Funniest One in the Room
Sean Connery
25-Aug-1930   James Bond
Kevin Costner
18-Jan-1955   Dances with Wolves
Robert De Niro
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Billy Drago
18-Sep-1949   The Untouchables
Andy Garcia
12-Apr-1956   Ocean's 11, The Godfather: Part III
Charles Martin Smith
30-Oct-1953   The Untouchables


Kevin Costner   ...   Eliot Ness
Charles Martin Smith   ...   Oscar Wallace
Andy Garcia   ...   George Stone
Richard Bradford   ...   Mike
Jack Kehoe   ...   Walter Payne
Robert De Niro   ...   Al Capone
Sean Connery   ...   Jim Malone
Billy Drago   ...   Nitti
Brad Sullivan   ...   George
Patricia Clarkson   ...   Ness' Wife
Vito D'Ambrosio   ...   Bowtie Driver
Steven Goldstein   ...   Scoop
Peter Aylward   ...   Lt. Anderson
Don Harvey   ...   Preseuski
Robert Swan   ...   Mountie Captain
John J. Walsh   ...   Bartender
Del Close   ...   Alderman
Colleen Bade   ...   Mrs. Blackmer
Greg Noonan   ...   Rangemaster
Sean Grennan   ...   Cop Cousin
Larry Viverito, Sr.   ...   Italian Waiter
Kevin Michael Doyle   ...   Williamson
Mike Bacarella   ...   Overcoat Hood
Michael P. Byrne   ...   Ness' Clerk
Kaitlin Montgomery   ...   Ness' Daughter
Aditra Kohl   ...   Blackmer Girl
Charles Keller Watson   ...   Reporter
Larry Brandenburg   ...   Reporter
Chelcie Ross   ...   Reporter
Tim Gamble   ...   Reporter
Sam Smiley   ...   Bailiff
Pat Billingsley   ...   Bailiff
John Bracci   ...   Fat Man
Jennifer Anglin   ...   Woman in Elevator
Eddie Minasian   ...   Butler
Tony Mockus, Sr.   ...   Judge
Will Zahrn   ...   Defense Attorney
Louis Lanciloti   ...   Barber
Vince Viverito   ...   Bodyguard
Valentino Cimo   ...   Bodyguard
Joe Greco   ...   Bodyguard
Clem Caserta   ...   Bodyguard
Bob Martana   ...   Bodyguard
Joseph Scianablo   ...   Bodyguard
George S. Spataro   ...   Bodyguard
Melody Rae   ...   Union Station Woman
Robert Miranda   ...   Gunned Head
James Guthrie   ...   Pagliacci
Basil Reale   ...   Hotel Clerk


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