Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the novel by Eliot Ness.
Academy Awards, USA, 1988: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Sean Connery).
The story of the glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of mob warlord Al Capone who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago, and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer, who vowed to bring him down. A classic confrontation between good and evil, and how with the help of a cop named Malone, Ness learns how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first.
Produced by Art Linson; written by David Mamet; directed by Brian De Palma; director of photography, Stephen H. Burum; art director, William A. Elliott; editor, Jerry Greenberg; music, Ennio Morricone; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker.