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Legendary director Martin Scorsese takes the helm for this tale of questionable loyalties and blurring identities set in the South Boston organized crime scene and inspired by the wildly popular 2002 Hong Kong crime film Martin Scorsese. As the police force attempts to reign in the increasingly powerful Irish mafia, authorities are faced with the prospect of sending in an undercover agent or seeing their already frail grip on the criminal underworld slip even further. Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young cop looking to make a name for himself in the world of law enforcement. Collin Sullivan (Matt Damon) is a street-smart criminal who has successfully infiltrated the police department with the sole intention of reporting their every move to ruthless syndicate head Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). When Costigan is assigned the task of working his way into Costello's tightly guarded inner circle, Sullivan is faced with the responsibility of rooting out the informer before things get out of hand. With the stakes constantly rising and time quickly running out for the undercover cop and his criminal counterpart, each man must work feverishly to reveal his counterpart before his identity is exposed by the other. Martin Sheen, Alec Baldwin, and Ray Winstone co-star, and writer William Monahan adapts a screenplay originally penned by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 6, 2006

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Broadcast Film Critics Association Howard Shore Best Score 2006 Nominee
Phoenix Film Critics Association Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Winner
Austin Film Critics Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Jack Nicholson Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Satellite Awards Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Jack Nicholson Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Boston Society of Film Critics Mark Wahlberg Best Supporting Actor 2006 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Mark Wahlberg Best Supporting Actor 2006 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Mark Wahlberg Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association Mark Wahlberg Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Mark Wahlberg Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Toronto Film Critics Association Mark Wahlberg Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
Phoenix Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Satellite Awards William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
New York Film Critics Society William Monahan Best Screenplay (Runner-up) 2006 Winner
Writers Guild of America William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Southeastern Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Boston Society of Film Critics William Monahan Best Screenplay 2006 Winner
Kansas City Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association William Monahan Best Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Screenplay 2006 Nominee
National Society of Film Critics William Monahan Best Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Toronto Film Critics Association William Monahan Best Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Boston Society of Film Critics Alec Baldwin Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up) 2006 Winner
Art Directors Guild Kristi Zea Best Art Direction in a Contemporary Film 2006 Nominee
Austin Film Critics Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor 2006 Winner
Satellite Awards Leonardo DiCaprio Best Supporting Actor 2006 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Leonardo DiCaprio Best Supporting Actor 2006 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Leonardo DiCaprio Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Las Vegas Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Online Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Phoenix Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
New York Film Critics Society Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Southeastern Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Broadcast Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Boston Society of Film Critics Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
National Board of Review Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Directors Guild of America Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Winner
London Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
Iowa Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
Satellite Awards Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
National Society of Film Critics Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
Toronto Film Critics Association Martin Scorsese Best Director 2006 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Michael Ballhaus Best Cinematography 2006 Nominee
Las Vegas Film Critics Association Thelma Schoonmaker Best Editing 2006 Winner
Phoenix Film Critics Association Thelma Schoonmaker Best Editing 2006 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Thelma Schoonmaker Best Editing 2006 Winner
American Cinema Editors Guild Thelma Schoonmaker Best Edited Dramatic Feature 2006 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Thelma Schoonmaker Best Editing 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association Thelma Schoonmaker Best Editing 2006 Nominee
Satellite Awards Alan Mak Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Satellite Awards Felix Chong Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Graham King Best Picture 2006 Winner
London Film Critics Association Graham King British Producer of the Year 2006 Nominee
Producers Guild of America Graham King Producer of the Year 2006 Nominee

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio
as Billy Costigan
Matt Damon
as Colin Sullivan
Jack Nicholson
as Frank Costello
Mark Wahlberg
as Sergeant Dignam
Martin Sheen
as Captain Queenan
Ray Winstone
as Mr. French
Vera Farmiga
as Madolyn
Anthony Anderson
as Brown
Alec Baldwin
as Captain Ellerby
James Badge Dale
as Barrigan
J.C. MacKenzie
as Building Manager
David Patrick O'Hara
as Fitzy
Mark Rolston
as Delahunt
Kevin Corrigan
as Cousin Sean
Gerard McSorley

Crew

Martin Scorsese
Director
Brad Pitt
Producer
Brad Grey
Producer
Graham King
Producer
William Monahan
Screenwriter
Michael Ballhaus
Cinematographer
Howard Shore
Composer (Music Score)
Thelma Schoonmaker
Editor
Kristi Zea
Production Designer
Theresa Carriker-Thayer
Art Director
Nicholas Lundy
Art Director
Joseph Redy
Co-producer
Rick Schwartz
Co-producer
Michael Aguilar
Co-producer
Joseph P. Reidy
Co-producer
Emma Tillinger
Associate Producer
Gianni Nunnari
Executive Producer
Kristin Hahn
Executive Producer
G. Mac Brown
Executive Producer
Doug Davison
Executive Producer
Roy Lee
Executive Producer
Bob Braun
Set Designer
Leslie Rollins
Set Decorator
Sandy Powell
Costume Designer
Danny Michael
Sound/Sound Designer
Wilfred Caban
Special Effects
Brian Ricci
Special Effects
Joseph P. Reidy
First Assistant Director
Andrew Rowlands
Camera Operator
Bruce MacCallum
Camera Operator
Carolyn Pickman
Casting
Ellen Lewis
Casting
Steve Kirshoff
Special Effects Coordinator
Carol Cuddy
Unit Production Manager
Martha Pinson
Script Supervisor
Patty Willett
Production Supervisor
Philip Stockton
Supervising Sound Editor
Jerry Decarlo
Hair Styles
Paul A. Levin
Post Production Supervisor
Eugene Gearty
Supervising Sound Editor
Rob Legato
Visual Effects Supervisor
Rob Legato
Second Unit Director
Amy Lauritsen
Second Assistant Director
Ron Ames
Visual Effects Producer
Ron Ames
Second Unit Assistant Director
Ted Suchecki
Construction Coordinator
Tamara Bally
Production Accountant
Michael Kriston
Key Hairstylist
Carla Raij
Location Manager
Tom Fleischman
Re-Recording Mixer
Adam Gerstel
Visual Effects
G.A. Aguilar
Stunts Coordinator
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