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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

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-1937   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


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