Movies starring Al Pacino

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Godfather, The

Rarely can it be said that a film has defined a genre, but never is that more true than in the case of The Godfather. Since the release of the 1972 epic (which garnered ten Academy Award nominations and was named Best Picture), all "gangster movie...

Run Time: 2:51
U.S. Release Date: 1972-03-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Robert Duvall, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, ...
Godfather Part II, The

A companion piece in the truest sense of the term, The Godfather Part II garnered as much adulation as its predecessor, if not more. Receiving twelve Academy Award nominations, and again winning Best Picture (and this time Best Director for Coppol...

Run Time: 3:20
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall, ...
Glengarry Glen Ross

Is Glengarry Glen Ross really about salesmen, or is it about a bankrupt culture that produces and nurtures them? Certainly, it stands alongside Wall Street as one of the most unflinching views of a mindset that informed a generation of salesmen and...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 1992-10-02
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James Foley
Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Ed Harris, ...
Heat

Here’s a link to my original review of Heat, published in December 1995.At the time of its 1995 release, Heat was heralded primarily as offering the first on-screen pairing of legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. Although the two had shared t...

Run Time: 2:50
U.S. Release Date: 1995-12-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Al Pacino, Natalie Portman, William Fichtner, ...
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the “ninth film from Quentin Tarantino,” might be too long and a little self-indulgent. But it’s also chock-full of brilliant moments, great performances, and a sense of ’60s Hollywood infused with a mix ...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, ...
Irishman, The

With the freedom offered to him by Netflix, Martin Scorsese has crafted a narratively complex, visually arresting account of mob hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) and, in the process, reunited with some old friends and brought new ones to ...

Run Time: 3:29
U.S. Release Date: 2019-11-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, ...
Godfather Part III, The

Eighteen years after the first screenings of The Godfather, the long-awaited third and final chapter reached theaters. That it proved unable to fulfill expectations was a predictable - if somewhat disheartening - result, given the sixteen year bui...

Run Time: 2:50
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Al Pacino, Andy Garcia, Diane Keaton, ...
...And Justice for All

Perhaps Robert Frost put it best when he said, "A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer." Once, practicing law was considered a worthy, honorable career. No longer. In a bloated legal system where technicaliti...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 1979-09-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Al Pacino, John Forsythe, Jack Warden, ...
Insider, The

It has been four years since the events depicted in Michael Mann's The Insider occurred. Actually, to be precise, it has been four years since some of them occurred. In the interests of drama, a certain amount of "fictionalization" has taken plac...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 1999-11-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, ...
Donnie Brasco

Al Pacino in a Mafia movie feels as natural as peanut butter with jelly. Mike Newell, the director of such popular British comedies as Enchanted April and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is another matter altogether. When you think of a director...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 1997-02-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, ...