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About the Movie
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.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 56
- Fresh: 49
- Rotten: 7
- Average Rating: 7.8/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: An affirmation that the director, Mike Newell, has a gift for talkative, intelligent films that make his actors shine.
Fresh: Pacino and Depp are a match made in acting heaven, riffing off each other with astonishing subtlety and wit.
Fresh: Pacino cans the showboating bluster and gives a gently nuanced portrait of a simple man in decline.
Fresh: Although perhaps familiar in its outer trappings, Pacino's fine work is the key to the film succeeding to the extent that it does.