- Original title
- Running time
- 149 min.
- United States
William Monahan (Remake: Alan Mak, Felix Chong)
James Badge Dale,
Warner Bros. / Plan B Entertainment / IEG Virtual Studios / Vertigo Entertainment / Media Asia Films. Distributed by Warner Bros.
Thriller. Drama. Action | Mafia. Remake. Crime. Cop Movies
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- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: 4 Academy Awards: Best Movie, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Editing. 5 Nominations
: Golden Globe: Best Director. 6 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: 6 Nominations, including Best Editing, Movie and Adap. Screenplay
: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Director, Acting Ensemble
2006: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Director. 3 Nominations
: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Director. 7 Nominations
2006: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best film, Director & Adapted Screenplay. 6 Nom.
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 2 Nominations including Best Cast in a Motion Picture
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