Movie Recommendations: #16

Scarface(1983)

Director: Brian de Palma

Starring: Al Pacino,Michelle Pfeiffer,Steven Bauer.

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Scarface is a crime drama film and a remake of the 1932 film of the same name.The story is centered around Tony Montana(Al Pacino), a penniless Cuban immigrant who arrives in Miami, and rises through the ranks of the drug mafia to become a powerful kingpin.

The film initially received criticism for its depiction of  drug usage,excessive violence and strong language, but over time it came to be regarded as a classic gangster/mob film and received praise from directors such as Martin Scorsese.Al Pacino brilliantly portrayed Tony Montana in one of his career-defining roles.

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