Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco
  • R
  • 2h 7m
  • 1997
Certified Fresh88%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Posing as jewel broker Donnie Brasco, FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone (Johnny Depp) is granted entrance into the violent mob family of aging hit man Lefty Ruggiero (Al Pacino). When his personal and professional lives collide, Pistone jeopardizes his marriage, his job life and, ultimately, the gangster mentor he has come to respect and admire. From acclaimed director Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral), and featuring an extraordinary supporting cast including Michael Madsen, Anne Heche, Bruno Kirby and James Russo.
© 1997 Mandalay Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh88%
Critics Consensus: A stark, nuanced portrait of life in organized crime, bolstered by strong performances from Al Pacino and Johnny Depp.
Reviews
Entertainment Weekly
Fresh

June 21, 2017
Variety
Todd McCarthy
Fresh

Although perhaps familiar in its outer trappings, Pacino's fine work is the key to the film succee...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Fresh

A tense, sharp and compelling character study, Newell's film is a worthy addition to the Mob-movie...

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Decent mob movie, but not meant for children.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this film contains scenes of bloody violence and gunplay. Aside from "purely" criminal acts, there are depictions of physical abuse within families and a racially motivated attack. The characters use strong language throughout the film, smoke, drink, and deal drugs. One suffers an overdose off-screen.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date:February 28, 1997
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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