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Almost Untouchable

Advantages: Beautiful score, comic-like adventure, unforgettable scenes
Disadvantages: Simplified characters, cheesy dialogue

...It's prohibition time in Chicago, and you can't get a drink anywhere! Unless you're buddies with Al Capone (Robert De Niro) - everyone knows he's responsible for various evil acts - murder, organised crime, but the worst of all, it seems, he's not paying ...

groinstraddle 06.07.2005 · Read full review
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"It is the time of the gangsters, it is the time of Al Capone"

Advantages: Great characters, good storyline, brutal enough to make you feel for the characters
Disadvantages: Starts a little slow, could be a little brutal for some peoples likings

The Untouchables is a Crime Drama featuring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith and Andy Garcia as The Untouchables and Robert De Niro as Al Capone. The Untouchables is set in America during the time of prohibition, the 1920s. Prohibition m ...

Coolchris330 09.10.2010 · Read full review
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Two-dimensional glorification of Prohibition Era

Advantages: Suave and stylish; Sean Connery; can be appreciated by many; accessible
Disadvantages: Shallow; wooden script; glorifies crime; light-viewing; stereotypical Hollywood good vs. evil

...Some films appeal to a common audience because they're accessible, easy-viewing and dramatic. Brian De Palma's the Untouchables is one of these sorts of films, a production widely regarded as a classic, one of the best films of the 1980s. From the perspec ...

harlequin21 11.03.2006 · Read full review
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Untouchable as a film, not as a DVD.

Advantages: Great script, acting and plot. Super music.
Disadvantages: No extra features

...don't know why I was drawn to The Untouchables all those years ago - I wasn't a particularly big fan of De Palma, De Niro or Costner. In fact, as far as I was concerned, the only big draw was the presence of Sean Connery. However, one viewing was enough ...

TheDuke 17.05.2003 · Read full review
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True(ish) story of Al Capone

Advantages: Robert De Niro and Kevin Costner
Disadvantages: Sean Connery dodgy accent

During the late 1920's The United States was under prohibition which made alcohol illegal as a result there were fortunes to be made by the underworld and the biggest gangster of the time was Al Capone. The Untouchables is based on true events, however ma ...

kerman 30.04.2006 · Read full review
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