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The untouchables [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma.

De Palma, Brian. (Film director). Linson, Art. (Film producer). Mamet, David. (Screenwriter). Costner, Kevin. (Actor). Smith, Charles Martin. (Actor). Garcia, Andy. (Actor). De Niro, Robert. (Actor). Connery, Sean. (Actor). Burum, Stephen H., 1939- (Cinematographer). Morricone, Ennio. (Composer). Ness, Eliot. Untouchables. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6786 37684001089442 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 079219909X
  • ISBN: 9780792199090
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the novel by Eliot Ness.
Special features: The script, the cast; Production stories; Reinventing the genre; The classic; Original featurette: "The men"; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Stephen H. Burum ; art director, William A. Elliott ; editors, Jerry Greenberg and Bill Pankow ; music, Ennio Morricone ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker ; wardrobe, Giorgio Armani.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery.
Summary, etc.:
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R ; special features not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1988: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Sean Connery).
Subject: Ness, Eliot > Drama.
Capone, Al, 1899-1947 > Drama.
Gangsters > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Prohibition > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Criminal investigation > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Gangster films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Summary: A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first.

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