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What are you prepared to do?: "The Untouchables" (1987), a film by Brian De Palma

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Released on June 02 of 1987 in the USA, «The Untouchables» (also known as "Unbestechlichen, Die", "The Untouchables - gli intoccabili") is a Crime/Drama/History/Thriller film directed by Brian De Palma, and written by Oscar Fraley, David Mamet, and Eliot Ness . Kevin Costner is starring, alongside Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro and Richard Bradford.

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Prohibition in the United States leads to an organized crime wave involving bootleg alcohol in the 1920s and early 1930s. The problem is most serious in Chicago, where gang leader Al Capone (Robert De Niro) has almost the whole city (even the Mayor of Chicago) under his control, and supplies low-quality liquor at high prices. Bureau of Prohibition agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) is put in charge of leading the crusade against Capone and his empire. Ness's initial strategy is to conduct raids using a large squad of uniformed officers, but these fail due to corrupt cops who secretly tip Capone's men off.

Seeking a change of tactics, Ness solicits help from incorruptible Irish officer Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery), following a chance encounter one evening. Malone advises Ness to pick men who have never come under Capone's influence by recruiting directly from the police academy. Italian American trainee George Stone, formerly Giuseppe Petri (Andy García), is enlisted due to his [...]

Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1987)
Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1987)

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The Untouchables

Kevin Costner (Eliot Ness), Sean Connery (Jim Malone), Andy Garcia (Agent George Stone), and Charles Martin Smith (Agent Oscar Wallace) in The Untouchables (1987)
Kevin Costner (Eliot Ness), Sean Connery (Jim Malone), Andy Garcia (Agent George Stone), and Charles Martin Smith (Agent Oscar Wallace) in The Untouchables (1987)

Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1987)
Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1987)

Sean Connery (Jim Malone) and Kevin Costner (Eliot Ness) in The Untouchables (1987)
Sean Connery (Jim Malone) and Kevin Costner (Eliot Ness) in The Untouchables (1987)

Sean Connery as Jim Malone in The Untouchables (1987)
Sean Connery as Jim Malone in The Untouchables (1987)

Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables (1987)
Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables
The Untouchables

Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables (1987)
Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables (1987)

Charles Martin Smith as Agent Oscar Wallace in The Untouchables (1987)
Charles Martin Smith as Agent Oscar Wallace in The Untouchables (1987)

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