The movie Al Capone is a biographical crime film about the life of the notorious gangster. It stars Robert De Niro as Capone, and was directed by Brian De Palma. The film follows Capone from his early days as a small-time criminal to his rise to power as the head of the Chicago Outfit. The film also chronicles Capone's eventual downfall, as he is convicted of tax evasion and sent to prison. Al Capone is a well-made and entertaining film that provides a fascinating look at one of the most notorious criminals in American history. The film is well-acted, with De Niro giving a particularly memorable performance as Capone. The film is also visually stunning, with De Palma's direction bringing the period to life. One of the most striking things about Al Capone is the way it captures the atmosphere of the Prohibition era. The film is full of dark, shadowy streets and smoky nightclubs. The film also does a good job of showing the violence and corruption that was rampant during this time period. Al Capone is a film that is both entertaining and informative. It is a must-see for anyone interested in learning more about one of the most notorious criminals in American history.

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Al Capone (1959)

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The movie Al Capone is a biographical crime film about the life of the notorious gangster. It stars Robert De Niro as Capone, and was directed by Brian De Palma. The film follows Capone from his early days as a small-time criminal to his rise to power as the head of the Chicago Outfit. The film also chronicles Capone's eventual downfall, as he is convicted of tax evasion and sent to prison. Al Capone is a well-made and entertaining film that provides a fascinating look at one of the most notorious criminals in American history. The film is well-acted, with De Niro giving a particularly memorable performance as Capone. The film is also visually stunning, with De Palma's direction bringing the period to life. One of the most striking things about Al Capone is the way it captures the atmosphere of the Prohibition era. The film is full of dark, shadowy streets and smoky nightclubs. The film also does a good job of showing the violence and corruption that was rampant during this time period. Al Capone is a film that is both entertaining and informative. It is a must-see for anyone interested in learning more about one of the most notorious criminals in American history.

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Cast
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Rod Steiger

Al Capone
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Fay Spain

Maureen Flannery
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James Gregory

Sgt. Schaefler
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Martin Balsam

Mac Keeley
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Nehemiah Persoff

Johnny Torrio
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Murvyn Vye

George 'Bugs' Moran
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Robert Gist

Dion O'Banion
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Lewis Charles

Earl Weiss
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Joe De Santis

Big Jim Colosimo
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Sandy Kenyon

Bones Corelli
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Raymond Bailey

Lawyer Brancato
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Al Ruscio

Tony Genaro
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Louis Quinn

Joe Lorenzo
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Ron Soble

John Scalisi
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Steve Gravers

Albert Anselmi
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Raikin Ben-Ari

Ben Hoffman (as Ben Ari)
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Fred Aldrich

Funeral Spectator (uncredited)
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Cindy Ames

Nurse (uncredited)
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James Bacon

Reporter (uncredited)
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Paul Bradley

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Ralph Brooks

Convict in Yard at Alcatraz (uncredited)
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George Bruggeman

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Paul Bryar

Police Inspector (uncredited)
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Charles D. Campbell

Ad Lib Man (uncredited)
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Cappy Carey

Mrs. Schaefer (uncredited)
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James J. Casino

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Albert Cavens

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Larry Chance

Vincent (uncredited)
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Dick Cherney

Moran Associate (uncredited)
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Robert Christopher

Man (uncredited)
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John Close

Plainclothesman (uncredited)
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Gene Coogan

Moran Hood Killed at Clark Street Garage (uncredited)
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Mason Curry

Tailor (uncredited)
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Russell Custer

Funeral Spectator (uncredited)
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Peter Dane

Pete Flannery (uncredited)
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Bru Danger

Hood (uncredited)
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George DeNormand

Capone Associate (uncredited)
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James Dime

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Rudy Doucette

Hood (uncredited)
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Craig Duncan

Detective (uncredited)
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Donald Foster

Stevens (uncredited)
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Ralph Gamble

Salesman (uncredited)
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Bobby Gilbert

Herman, the Waiter (uncredited)
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Marilyn Gladstone

Mrs. Torrio (uncredited)
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Benny Goldberg

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Mickey Golden

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Sol Gorss

Capone Hood at Polling Place (uncredited)
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Herman Hack

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Jack Harris

Gang Leader (uncredited)
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Elizabeth Harrower

Proprietress (uncredited)
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Ed Haskett

Capone Associate (uncredited)
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Jim Healy

Announcer at Race Track (uncredited)
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Jack Henderson

Pallbearer at Colosimo's Funeral (uncredited)
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Stuart Holmes

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Shep Houghton

Policeman (uncredited)
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Clegg Hoyt

Lefty (uncredited)
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Mauritz Hugo

Hood (uncredited)
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Allen Jaffe

Bodyguard (uncredited)
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William Janssen

Plainclothesman (uncredited)
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Roy Jenson

Customer (uncredited)
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Erskine Johnson

Reporter (uncredited)
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Mitchell Kowall

Hood (uncredited)
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Richard LaMarr

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Sydney Lassick

Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)
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John Lomma

Hood (uncredited)
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Harold Miller

Pallbearer at Colosimo's Funeral (uncredited)
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John Mitchum

Photographer (uncredited)
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Ernesto Molinari

Tall Man (uncredited)
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Mike Morelli

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Forbes Murray

Pallbearer at Colosimo's Funeral (uncredited)
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Norman Nazarr

Hood (uncredited)
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Richard Norris

Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
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Monty O'Grady

Pallbearer at Colosimo's Funeral (uncredited)
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Jack Orrison

Police Clerk (uncredited)
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Murray Pollack

Diner Patron (uncredited)
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Ervin Richardson

Police Officer (uncredited)
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George Riley

Detective (uncredited)
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Dan Riss

Voice of Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Edwin Rochelle

Poker Player (uncredited)
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John Roy

Moran Hood Killed at Clark Street Garage (uncredited)
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Frosty Royce

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Barry Russo

Police Desk Sgt. Pulaski (uncredited)
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Joseph Sargent

Bob Buell (uncredited)
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Jeffrey Sayre

Cop (uncredited)
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Sam Scar

Louie (uncredited)
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Phil Schumacher

Gambler (uncredited)
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Bernard Sell

Detective (uncredited)
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Charles Sherlock

Reporter (uncredited)
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Fred Sherman

Storekeeper (uncredited)
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Al Silvani

Waiter (uncredited)
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Cap Somers

Convict (uncredited)
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Ray Spiker

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Frank Stanlow

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Brick Sullivan

Moran Hood Killed at Clark Street Garage (uncredited)
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Sally Todd

Beautiful Girl (uncredited)
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Ralph Volkie

Horse Parlor Proprietor (uncredited)
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Lee Weaver

Reporter (uncredited)
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Russ Whiteman

Judge (uncredited)
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Morgan Windbeil

Motorcyclist (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard Wilson

Director
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Malvin Wald

Writer
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Henry F. Greenberg

Writer
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Al Capone

(DVD)

5/7/2009

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