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Scarface (1983 film)

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Scarface (1983 film)

1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone, produced by Martin Bregman, and starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1980.

Countries: United States (70%), (20%), Mexico (10%)

Main connections: Cuba, Tony Montana, Blu-ray Disc

Linked to: American Film Institute, Facebook, Newsweek, Motion Picture Association of America

 

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1980

In 1980, Cuban refugee Tony Montana arrives in Miami during the Mariel boatlift add something

 

The film tells the story of a Cuban refugee who comes to Miami in 1980 with the Mariel Boatlift, and becomes a drug cartel kingpin during the cocaine boom of the 1980s add something


1983

Bonus features for the 1983 "Scarface" are ported over from prior editions, including the deleted scenes, "The Making of Scarface" documentary, the "Scarface: The Video Game" featurette, and a new retrospective documentary: "The Scarface Phenomenon" add something

 

However, Roger Ebert rated it four stars out of four in his 1983 review and he later added it to his "Great Movies" list add something

 

"'Scarface"' is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone, produced by Martin Bregman, and starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana add something

 

"Scarface" premiered on December 1, 1983 in New York City, where it was initially greeted with mixed to positive reaction add something


1989

The TV version of "Scarface" premiered on ABC on January 7, 1989 add something


1998

A 2,35:1 Widescreen VHS would follow years later in 1998 to coincide with the special edition DVD release add something

 

The first release was by Universal Studios Home Entertainment on the film's 15th anniversary in 1998 under the studio's "Collector's Edition" line add something


2003

The last VHS release was in 2003 to counterpart the 20th anniversary edition DVD. add something

 

The limited, 20th anniversary theatrical re-release in 2003 boasted a remastered soundtrack with enhanced sound effects and music but the DVD's 5,1 tracks were mixed from the film's original four-track stereo audio, resulting in noticeably limited frequency and surround effects add something


2005

In 2005, Universal released a single disc 'movie only' version of the Anniversary Edition with the deleted scenes as the sole bonus feature add something


2006

In the fall of 2006, Universal released the movie in a two-disc "Platinum Edition" featuring the remastered audio from the theatrical re-release in Dolby Digital and DTS 5,1 surround add something

 

The Blu-ray features BD-Live, Pocket-Blu app access, and "U-control"; featuring the "Scarface Scoreboard" from the 2006 Platinum Edition DVD, and picture-in-picture cast and crew interviews along with celebrity fan retrospectives, outtakes, and scene comparisons between the 1932 and 1983 versions, and the 1989 television edit add something


2010

In 2010, VH1 rated the movie at number 5 in its list of 100 greatest movies of all time add something


2011

The event included Scarface coming back to select theatres nationwide for one night only on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 add something

 

Universal Studios released "Scarface" on Blu-ray on September 6, 2011 in a two-disc, limited edition, steelbox package add something


2015

Jonathan Herman was set in March 2015 to re-write the both drafts of the script of the film add something


2016

On August 10, 2016, Deadline reports that Antoine Fuqua is in talks to direct the film add something

 

On September 28, 2016, Variety reported that Terence Winter would be penning the script for the film add something


2017

In January 2017, Fuqua left the project and Diego Luna was cast in the lead role add something

 

On February 10, 2017, it was announced that the film will be released in theaters on August 10, 2018, with the film's script being written by the Coen Brothers add something


2018

On March 30, 2018, it was announced that Fuqua will direct the new film with Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer writing the screenplay add something

 

On August 9, 2018, the film had not been released in theaters as originally planned and filming has been announced to start on the fall of 2018 add something