Al Pacino stars as Tony Montana, an exiled Cuban criminal who goes to work for Miami drug lord Robert Loggia. Montana rises to the top of Florida's crime chain, appropriating Loggia's cokehead mistres... read more
Directed by: Brian DePalma
Release Date: September 19, 2003
DVD Release Date: September 30, 2003
Stats: 41,348 reviews
Flixster Reviews (41,348)
March 30, 2013
Scarface is often held up at the quintessential violent gangster film. While The Godfather series is arguably the most revered gangster saga, Scarface is the film whose posters adorn student walls and whose many quotable scenes are a meme generator's wet dream. But after 30 years...
January 30, 2013
At the time this movie came out there was no better actor out there than the great Al Pacino who could brilliantly bring Tony Montana to life in this classic remake of the 1932 Howard Hawks film of the same title. When "Scarface"came out in 1983,it was panhandle by audiences and ...
October 15, 2012
With P. Diddy praising this movie left and right, I was hesitant to jump into this movie. And man was it intense. A powerful statement to those who strive for power and how without a calibrator to keep us human beings in check, we smash and fail. Al Pacino was not Al Pacino - he ...
September 6, 2012fb733768972
Technical-wise, Plot-wise, and Character-wise, "Scarface (1983)" is the best gangster film ever put on the big screen. Al Pacino is a powerhouse in his role as Tony Montana, a ruthless criminal who is now working for a drug lord in Miami. From brutal murders to downright offensiv...
August 28, 2012fb1442511448
A blood-drenched red portrayal of the 1932 film. Brian De Palma illustrates a gangster film that is led by a masterful Al Pacino. And with Oliver Stone the head of writing, Scarface is an impact - filled picture that is ultra violent and morally dramatic. 4.5/5
July 11, 2012
Word overblown is the first thing when i think De Palma's Scarface. Here is a film with worst performance that legendary Al Pacino has gave us so far. it is a performance so over the top that it is more closer to an parody than a seriously taken character.
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February 10, 2012fb100000040220993
It's hard to believe that this tale of Mariel Boatlift refugee, Tony Montana, is nearly 30 years old. Aside from some very aged wardrobe and scenery, this movie is still very hip. Speaking of age, the violence Scarface introduced into the crime drama pushed the envelope 30 year...
January 14, 2012fb100000257973100
To say that this film has been the source of inspiration for gangsters in the eighties as The Godfather was in the seventies and Goodfellas was in the nineties is something of a drastic understatement. In fact, I am left wondering if Oliver Stone and Brian de Palma new what they ...
October 2, 2011
Scarface is Brian DePalmas masterpiece and the most influential gangster film of all time. The story is about Tony Montana (Al Pacino) who starts out as a Cuban refugee, but then he meets the Miami Drug Lord and soon starts a chan of events that make Tony at the top of the Flori...
September 22, 2011
To call Scarface a masterpiece seems like an understatement at this point. I've just come back from seeing the beautiful restoration and it was absolutely spectacular. Watching this is an experience like no other, and proves to be the greatest gangster film of all time, no argume...
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