A report on Al Pacino

Pacino at the US Embassy, Argentina, in 2016
Pacino in the play The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel in 1977
Pacino with James Caan circa 1972
Pacino as Frank Serpico in 1973
Pacino at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival
Pacino at the 2004 Venice Film Festival
Pacino at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

American actor.

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Pacino at the US Embassy, Argentina, in 2016

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De Niro in May 2016

Robert De Niro

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American actor and producer.

American actor and producer.

De Niro in May 2016
De Niro and Dominique Sanda play a married couple in the film 1900
De Niro and Sergio Leone on the set of Once Upon a Time in America
De Niro at the Deauville Film Festival, 1988
De Niro at the Venice Film Festival, 1993
De Niro in 1998
De Niro at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2008
De Niro at the Cannes Film Festival, 2011
De Niro with Michelle Obama, Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, Grace Bumbry, Bruce Springsteen, and Barack Obama in December 2009
De Niro with Grace Hightower in April 2012

Co-starring Al Pacino and Val Kilmer, the film was released to wide acclaim; Michael Wilmington of the Chicago Tribune wrote: "De Niro and Pacino redeem everything. In Heat, they represent a high postwar tradition for movie actors – the ones inspired by Marlon Brando, John Cassavetes and James Dean – who aren't afraid of emotion, who run right into the jaws of a scene to grab it. Like others from their generation – Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Harvey Keitel – they have a keener slant on machismo. They easily explore its darker strata."In 1995, De Niro had minor roles in the French comedy One Hundred and One Nights and in the drama Panther. In 1996, De Niro starred in the sports thriller The Fan, based on the novel of the same name by Peter Abrahams.

Strasberg in 1976

Lee Strasberg

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Polish-born American actor, theatre and film director, acting coach and drama teacher.

Polish-born American actor, theatre and film director, acting coach and drama teacher.

Strasberg in 1976
James Dean in East of Eden
The rock at Lee Strasberg's grave at Westchester Hills Cemetery
East 15th Street between Union Square East and Irving Place in Manhattan has been designated "Lee Strasberg Way".

From his base in New York, Strasberg trained several generations of theatre and film notables, including Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Montgomery Clift, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Fonda, Julie Harris, Paul Newman, Ellen Burstyn, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Geraldine Page, Eli Wallach, and directors Andreas Voutsinas, Frank Perry and Elia Kazan.

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The Godfather

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1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name.

1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name.

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Brando (right) and Pacino as Don Vito and Michael Corleone, respectively
Francis Ford Coppola (pictured in 2011) was selected as director. Paramount wanted the picture to be directed by an Italian American to make the film "ethnic to the core".
The Don Barzini assassination scene was filmed on the steps of the New York Supreme Court building on Foley Square in Manhattan.
1941 Packard Super Eight featured in The Godfather

The film stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton.

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The Godfather Part II

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1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

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Francis Ford Coppola (pictured in 2011), director of the film
Original screenplay at the National Museum of Cinema in Turin.

Part II serves as both a sequel and a prequel to the 1972 film The Godfather, presenting parallel dramas: one picks up the 1958 story of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), the new Don of the Corleone family, protecting the family business in the aftermath of an attempt on his life; the prequel covers the journey of his father, Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro), from his Sicilian childhood to the founding of his family enterprise in New York City.

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The Irishman

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2019 American epic crime drama film directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the 2004 nonfiction book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.

2019 American epic crime drama film directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the 2004 nonfiction book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.

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Martin Scorsese in 2006, the director and producer of the film
Harvey Keitel portrayed the mob boss Angelo Bruno.
Al Pacino and Robert De Niro during the 25th Critics' Choice Awards in 2020

It stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino, with Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Anna Paquin, Stephen Graham, and Harvey Keitel in supporting roles.

Michael Corleone, as portrayed by Al Pacino in The Godfather

Michael Corleone

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Fictional character and the protagonist of Mario Puzo's 1969 novel The Godfather.

Fictional character and the protagonist of Mario Puzo's 1969 novel The Godfather.

Michael Corleone, as portrayed by Al Pacino in The Godfather

In the three Godfather films, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Michael was portrayed by Al Pacino, for which he was twice-nominated for Academy Awards.

Hoffman in 2013

Dustin Hoffman

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American actor and filmmaker.

American actor and filmmaker.

Hoffman in 2013
Hoffman in 1968
Hoffman with Mia Farrow on the set of John and Mary (1969)
Hoffman (left) on the set of Lenny in 1974
With Bette Midler on the Bette Midler TV special (1977)
Hoffman in Death of a Salesman (1985)
Hoffman at the 61st Academy Awards, 1989
Hoffman during the filming of Last Chance Harvey in 2008
Hoffman, Noah Baumbach, Emma Thompson, Ben Stiller, and Adam Sandler at the Cannes Film Festival screening of The Meyerowitz Stories in 2017
Hoffman (center) with his wife Lisa and son Jake in 2007

In 1983, Hoffman became a Major Donor for The Mirror Theater Ltd, alongside Paul Newman and Al Pacino, matching a grant from Laurance Rockefeller.

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The Godfather Part III

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1990 American crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from the screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo.

1990 American crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from the screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo.

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Francis Ford Coppola (pictured in 2011), director of the film
Sofia Coppola in 2013; her performance in the film was negatively received by critics.

The film stars Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy García, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, Bridget Fonda, George Hamilton, and Sofia Coppola.

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Dog Day Afternoon

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1975 American biographical crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand.

1975 American biographical crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand.

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The Chase branch, pictured in 1975
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The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, James Broderick, and Charles Durning.

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Scarface (1983 film)

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1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone.

1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone.

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Oliver Stone (pictured in 1987) wrote the script for Scarface while struggling with his own addiction to cocaine
Brian De Palma (pictured in 2011), director of the film
Michelle Pfeiffer was an almost unknown actress when she appeared in Scarface, and both star Al Pacino and director Brian De Palma initially argued against her casting.
Mural of Pacino's "Tony Montana" character in Wynwood in 2012

Loosely based on the 1929 novel of the same name and serving as a loose remake of the 1932 film, it tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony Montana (Al Pacino), who arrives penniless in Miami during the Mariel boatlift and becomes a powerful and extremely homicidal drug lord.