Scarface Synopsis
Brutal Cuban refugee Tony Montana (Al Pacino) becomes the cocaine king of 1980s Miami.
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Empire

Perfomances are excellent, and despite its moralistic conclusion, the film has since become de rigueur viewing for crack barons, who know a...
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100

TV Guide

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A beautiful, at times poetic exercise in excess from Brian De Palma.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Scarface is one of those special movies, like "The Godfather," that is willing to take a flawed, evil man and allow him to be human.
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90

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Scarface is the most stylish and provocative - and maybe the most vicious - serious film about the American underworld since Francis Ford...
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80

Time

By Richard Corliss
It is a serious, often hilarious peek under the rock where nightmares strut in $800 suits and Armageddon lies around the next twist of...
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80

Variety

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Scarface is a grandiose modern morality play, excessive, broad and operatic at times.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Scarface is a B- movie with singularly silly psychological pretensions: its neo-primitivism is to the complex moral cosmos of Francis...
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25

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It plays like a crude "Godfather" parody, the sort that might amuse as a 10-minute sketch on "Saturday Night Live," but curdles and...
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20

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
Brian De Palma dedicates this 1983 feature to Howard Hawks and Ben Hecht, authors of the 1932 original, though I doubt they would find much...
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I LOVE AL PACINO

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Great Movie. Great Direction....

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Al Pacino at his best!

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Greatist gangster movie ever

By mdcarriaga12
Cool movie liked the story and cast and the ending...

he's Tony Montana!

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So you can't kill him mother fuckers!!!...

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Extremely violent '80s crime classic with drugs, sex, etc.
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