R | | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Al Pacino reportedly stated that Tony Montana was one of his favorites of all the characters he's played.
...los que no se adapten... al esfuerzo y al heroísmo de una revolución... ¡No los queremos! ¡No los necesitamos!
Extras during the riot stop "rioting" before they are off screen.
We see a proverb at the beginning of the movie that says: "Enjoy yourself, every day above ground is a good day." ANONYMOUS, MIAMI 1981
£33,362 (UK) (5 February 1984)