Carlito's Way

  • CERT 18
  • 1994
  • 2 HRS 18 MINS
  • 4 RATINGS
Carlito's Way

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Notorious Puerto Rican heroin dealer Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) is released from jail on a technicality thanks to the manipulations of his sleazy lawyer buddy (Sean Penn). All he wants is to keep his nose clean and earn enough money to start a business in the Bahamas--and maybe rekindle romance with his old flame, played by Penelope Ann Miller. Instead he finds himself back in trouble as a result of old-world codes of honour and misguided loyalties. It all takes place in 1975 Manhattan, in and around a nightclub Carlito manages, so there's plenty of classic disco music pulsing on the soundtrack. John Leguizamo plays one of the younger generation of hoodlums out to prove something. Viggo Mortensen and Luis Guzman star as a couple of Carlito's buddies from the old days. Brian De Palma, who directed Pacino a decade earlier in SCARFACE, makes this seem almost like that film's sequel.

CAST AND CREW

Adrian Pasdar Al Pacino Brian De Palma Ingrid Rogers John Leguizamo Joseph Siravo Luis Guzmán Penelope Ann Miller Sean Penn Viggo Mortensen

GENRE

Drama, Thriller

CERTIFICATE

Suitable only for adults.

RUN TIME

2 hours 18 minutes

RELEASED

1994

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