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Top 10 Al Pacino Movies

Al Pacino has spent more than half a decade giving us some golden cinematic performances. Here are 10 of his best movies in no particular order.

1

Scarface

Scarface

Tony Montana and his close friend Manny, build a strong drug empire in Miami. However as his power begins to grow, so does his ego and his enemies, and his own paranoia begins to plague his empire.

2

Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman

A prep school student, who is in need of money, agrees to be the caregiver of a blind man while his family is away. Unbeknownst to him, the blind colonel has his own agenda for the weekend.

3

The Godfather

The Godfather

Don Vito Corleone, head of a mafia family, decides to hand over his empire to his youngest son Michael. However, his decision unintentionally puts the lives of his loved ones in grave danger.

4

Serpico

Serpico

Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) is an idealistic New York City cop who refuses to take bribes, unlike the rest of the force. His actions get Frank shunned by the other officers, and often placed in dangerous situations by his partners. When his superiors ignore Frank's accusations of corruption, he decides to go public with the allegations. Although this causes the Knapp Commission to investigate his claims, Frank has also placed a target on himself. The film is based on a true story.

5

Heat

Heat

Lieutenant Hanna, a detective, decides to nab a seasoned criminal who has vowed to pull off one last robbery before he retires.

6

The Godfather Part II

The Godfather Part II

Michael, Vito Corleone's son, attempts to expand his family's crime empire. While he strikes a business deal with gangster Hyman Roth, he is unaware of the dangers he has gotten himself into.

7

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Based upon a real life story, a desperate and crazed man, with the help of an accomplice, takes a local Brooklyn bank hostage with plans to rob it in order to pay for his lover's sex-change operation.

8

Carlito's Way

Carlito's Way

Carlito Brigante chooses to lead a quiet life after being released from prison. But when he reluctantly becomes a part of a drugs deal, he realises that there is no escape.

9

The Godfather Part III

The Godfather Part III

Michael Corleone decides to put an end to all the criminal activities his family is involved in. However, the mob leader refuses to let him go. Also, his nephew wants a piece of his criminal empire.

10

The Insider

The Insider

Jeffery Wigand, the former head of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company, goes live on television to expose the bitter truth of how tobacco companies function.