R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Al Pacino loved being able to use all of the rich Mafia slang throughout the film. Writer Paul Attanasio captured mob dialect so accurately, because he had Joseph D. Pistone's wire taps.
Fuckin' asshole, he grabbed my cock!
At one point, ELO's "Don't Bring Me Down" is playing in the background. Later in the movie, while in Florida, Sonny Black reads in the paper that John Wayne died. John Wayne died June 11, 1979, and "Don't Bring Me Down" wasn't released until July 21, 1979.
English, Italian, Japanese
$11,660,216 (USA) (2 March 1997)
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