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The Departed

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7.9
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The Departed
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149 min.
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United States United States
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Thriller. Drama. Action | Mafia. Remake. Crime. Cop Movies
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Infernal Affairs
Synopsis
In South Boston, where the state police force is waging war on organized crime, young undercover cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson). While Billy is quickly gaining Costello’s confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit.
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2006: 4 Academy Awards: Best Movie, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Editing. 5 Nominations
2006: Golden Globe: Best Director. 6 Nominations
2006: BAFTA Awards: 6 Nominations, including Best Editing, Movie and Adap. Screenplay
2006: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Director, Acting Ensemble
2006: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Director. 3 Nominations
2006: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Director. 7 Nominations
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The Departed
2006
Martin Scorsese
7.9
(137,703)
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