In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
“Scarface” is a 1983 crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. The film tells the story of Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant who rises to power as a drug lord in Miami during the 1980s. The movie stars Al Pacino as Tony Montana and Michelle Pfeiffer as his love interest, Elvira Hancock.
“Scarface” has become a cultural icon and is considered one of the greatest gangster films of all time. Its themes of greed, violence, and the American Dream have resonated with audiences for decades. The film’s famous quote, “Say hello to my little friend,” has also become a pop culture reference.
The film has received both critical acclaim and controversy for its graphic violence and depiction of drug use. Despite mixed reviews upon its initial release, “Scarface” has since gained a large cult following and is widely regarded as a classic in the crime genre.