Oct 06, 2006 · Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg. An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
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The Departed is a 2006 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The Departed stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson, with Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, and Alec Baldwin in supporting roles.
South Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes under cover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). As Billy gains the mobster's trust, a career ...
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The storyline, plot twists, characters and in some cases dialogues and scenes were extremely similar between the two films, with the exception of a few changes in The Departed towards the very end of the film - In the original, there were two different endings: Mainland China version ended with the arrest of the "police mole" (the girlfriend ...
The Departed was a remake of the popular Hong Kong film Mou gaan dou (2002; Infernal Affairs). It was the first movie for which Scorsese, one of the industry’s most respected directors, won a best director Oscar. Nicholson’s portrayal of Costello was loosely based on real-life crime boss Whitey Bulger and was often improvised.
A tale of deception, The Departed focuses on a young cop, Billy Costigan who risks his morals, and his sanity to infiltrate an American- Irish mob and gain the trust of its leader - Frank Costello. The plot thickens when both Billy and Costello discover a rat in their disparate organisations, and chaos ensues.
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Most of Martin Scorsese's films have been about men trying to realize their inner image of themselves. That's as true of Travis Bickle as of Jake LaMotta, Rupert Pupkin, Howard Hughes, the Dalai Lama, Bob Dylan or, for that matter, Jesus Christ. "The Departed" is about two men trying to live public lives that are the radical opposites of their inner realities. Their attempts threaten to ...
The Departed 2006 18+ 2h 31m Dramas Two rookie Boston cops are sent deep undercover -- one inside the gang of a charismatic Irish mob boss and the other double-crossing his own department.
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Jun 22, 2020 · The movie opened on October 6, 2006, and was an instant hit. Throughout its theatrical run, it grossed over $291 million and held steady at the box office all the way there. The Departed was well ...