Donnie Brasco

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  • R
Detective, Joe Pistone, leaves his family and takes on the persona of a gangster in order to infiltrate the mob. A developing friendship with a small-time hood causes him to rethink his loyalties.
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Detective, Joe Pistone, leaves his family and takes on the persona of a gangster in order to infiltrate the mob. A developing friendship with a small-time hood causes him to rethink his loyalties.

Original Release

02/28/1997

US Release

02/28/1997

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Cast

Al Pacino Lefty / Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
Bruno Kirby Nicky / Nicholas 'Nicky' Santora
James Russo Paulie
Johnny Depp Donnie / Donnie Brasco / Joseph D. 'Joe' Pistone
Michael Madsen Sonny / Dominick 'Sonny Black' Napolitano
Anne Heche Maggie / Maggie Pistone
Zeljko Ivanek Tim Curley
Brian Tarantina Bruno
Rocco Sisto Richie Gazzo / Richard 'Richie' Gazzo
Zach Grenier Dr. Berger
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mike Newell

Writers

Paul Attanasio, Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley

Cast

Al Pacino Lefty / Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
Bruno Kirby Nicky / Nicholas 'Nicky' Santora
James Russo Paulie
Johnny Depp Donnie / Donnie Brasco / Joseph D. 'Joe' Pistone
Michael Madsen Sonny / Dominick 'Sonny Black' Napolitano
Anne Heche Maggie / Maggie Pistone
Zeljko Ivanek Tim Curley
Brian Tarantina Bruno
Rocco Sisto Richie Gazzo / Richard 'Richie' Gazzo
Zach Grenier Dr. Berger
Gerry Becker Dean Blandford FBI / Agent Dean Blandford FBI
Robert Miano Sonny Red / Alphonse 'Sonny Red' Indelicato
Gretchen Mol Sonny's Girlfriend
Val Avery Trafficante / Santo Trafficante Jr.
Tim Blake Nelson FBI Technician
Tony Lip Philly Lucky / Philip 'Philly Lucky' Giaccone
Flint Beverage Kings Court Cop
Frank Bonsangue Sonny Red's Crew
Mark Todd Bruner FBI Agent
Christopher Del Gaudio Pedestrian

Producers

Alan Greenspan Executive Producer
Patrick McCormick Executive Producer
Louis DiGiaimo Producer
Barry Levinson Producer
Gail Mutrux Producer
Mark Johnson Producer

Editors

Jon Gregory

1998OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
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