The Departed

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Directed by: Martin Scorsese Joseph P. Reidy Martha Pinson
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime,
Production Company: Plan B Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment, Media Asia Films, Initial Entertainment Group,

The Departed - Lies. Betrayal. Sacrifice. How far will you take it? - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 04-10-2006
  • Runtime: 151 Minutes
  • Popularity: 35.53
  • Vote Count: 13,119
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2
  • Budget: USD 90,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 291,465,000
  • Region: Hong Kong ( HK ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: http://thedeparted.com






Photo Name Character
Jack Nicholson - Azwaad Movie Database Jack Nicholson Francis 'Frank' Costello
Leonardo DiCaprio - Azwaad Movie Database Leonardo DiCaprio William "Billy" Costigan, Jr.
Matt Damon - Azwaad Movie Database Matt Damon Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan
Mark Wahlberg - Azwaad Movie Database Mark Wahlberg Staff Sgt. Sean Dignam
Vera Farmiga - Azwaad Movie Database Vera Farmiga Dr. Madolyn Madden
Martin Sheen - Azwaad Movie Database Martin Sheen Capt. Oliver Charles Queenan
Ray Winstone - Azwaad Movie Database Ray Winstone Arnold "Frenchy" French
Anthony Anderson - Azwaad Movie Database Anthony Anderson Trooper Brown
Alec Baldwin - Azwaad Movie Database Alec Baldwin Capt. George Ellerby
Kevin Corrigan - Azwaad Movie Database Kevin Corrigan Cousin Sean
Photo Name Department
Howard Shore-Sound Howard Shore Sound (Original Music Composer)
Brad Pitt-Production Brad Pitt Production (Producer)
Martin Scorsese-Directing Martin Scorsese Directing (Director)
Brad Grey-Production Brad Grey Production (Producer)
Eugene Gearty-Sound Eugene Gearty Sound (Sound Effects Editor)
Eugene Gearty-Sound Eugene Gearty Sound (Supervising Sound Editor)
Ellen Lewis-Production Ellen Lewis Production (Casting)
Thelma Schoonmaker-Editing Thelma Schoonmaker Editing (Editor)
Michael Ballhaus-Camera Michael Ballhaus Camera (Director of Photography)
Christine Beveridge-Costume & Make-Up Christine Beveridge Costume & Make-Up (Makeup Artist)

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talisencrw

I decided to celebrate the Summer Solstice by watching 'The Departed'. Don't ask me why. I had previously loved the Hong Kong-made 'Infernal Affairs' trilogy on which this is based. Usually I hate when international masterpieces get remade, but this was a sterling exception. This was controversial when it took in a cartload of Oscars, particularly finally a directorial nod for Scorsese, but don't be misled--it's easily one of his finest works. This is my Golden Rule on both remakes in general, but especially American remakes of international (particularly foreign-language) great films. When in doubt, check the label: 1. Director? (check) 2. Cast? (check) 3. Script? (check) 'The proof is in the pudding!'

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John Chard

The only one that can do what I do is me. Lot of people had to die for me to be me. You wanna be me? The Departed is directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan, Alan Mak and Felix Chong. It stars Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Mark Rolston and Alec Baldwin. Music is by Howard Shore and cinematography by Michael Ballhaus. An Irish gang in South Boston becomes aware there is a rat in their midst, whilst the police force has a mole to contend with - with each one trying to out each other before the other does... Martin Scorsese remakes Hong Kong thriller Infernal Affairs (2002) for the English speaking world, and promptly bagged his first Best Director Oscar in the process. It's a thrilling picture packed with suspense and edginess, a psychological gangster picture driven by two men leading double lives that is leading them to the abyss. When the violence comes it erupts in thunderous strokes, all while the narrative pulses with paranoia. There are some irksome contrivances, but with a uniformly strong set of turns from the cast, great musical accompaniments, and a director returning to gangster form, The Departed is a sure fire winner. 8.5/10

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