Scarface is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone, produced by Martin Bregman, and starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, the film tells the story of a Cuban refugee who comes to Miami in 1980 with the Mariel Boatlift, and becomes a drug cartel kingpin during the cocaine boom of the 1980s. The film is dedicated to Howard Hawks and Ben Hecht, the director and principal screenwriter, respectively, of the original film.
Hector the Toad: Now the leg, huh?
Tony Montana: You know what? Fuck you! How about that?
Tony Montana: (watching flamingos on TV) Come on, pelicans! Fly, fly away!
|Release Date||1 December 1983|
|US Box Office||$45,000,000|
|Tagline||He was Tony Montana. The world will remember him by another name...SCARFACE.|
|Genre||Crime, Drama, Thriller|
|Filming Locations||728 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, USA485 West Matheson Drive, Key Biscayne, Florida, USA|
|Sound Mix||4-Track Stereo|
|Film Class||Gangster Film, Crime Drama|
|Themes||Drug Trade, Rise and Fall Stories|
|Tones||Forceful, Lurid, Menacing, Slick, Paranoid|