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Donnie Brasco (1997)  link to Donnie Brasco on IMDb  

Number: 364

poster Donnie Brasco

IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10

Country: USA, 127 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Mike Newell

Storyline:
This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction lead by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big time when Black himself becomes a boss, all the while Pistone collects evidence. However, the trials and tribulations of the undercover work become more than Pistone can bear. His marriage falls apart and to top it off, the mafia suspect a mole in the organization. The real dilemma is afforded to Pistone, who knows if he walks away from the mafia, Ruggiero will be the one punished.

Cast:

photo Al Pacino Al Pacino
photo Johnny Depp Johnny Depp
photo Michael Madsen Michael Madsen
photo Bruno Kirby Bruno Kirby
photo James Russo James Russo
photo Anne Heche Anne Heche
photo Zeljko Ivanek Zeljko Ivanek
photo Gerry Becker Gerry Becker
photo Robert Miano Robert Miano
photo Brian Tarantina Brian Tarantina

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Location: F:\Media\Movies\Donnie Brasco.avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1