The Untouchables

Synopsis: 1920's prohibition Chicago is corrupt from the judges downward. So in going up against Al Capone, Treasury agent Eliot Ness picks just two cops to help him and his accountant colleague. One is a sharp-shooting rookie, the other a seen-it-all beat man. The four of them are ready to battle Capone and his empire, but it could just be that guns are not the best way to get him.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Brian De Palma
Production: Paramount Pictures
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
119 min

whiskey has arrived in Chicago.

So I hope that you have signed on

for some action.

Remember, the liquor cases

are marked with the red maple leaf.

The Treasury Agent is

in a grey suit with a white scarf.

- He is not to be arrested.

- A grey suit and a white scarf.

- That's it. Are your men ready?

- Yes, sir. They are.

- At ease.

- Smoke 'em if you got 'em.

- How are we doin'?

- Okay.

- Want part of a sandwich?

- No, thank you, sir.

- You nervous?

- No, sir.

- Been with the unit long?

- A short while.

- I suppose we all want to do well.

- Yes, sir.

A message from my wife.

- You married?

- Yes, sir, I am.

Nice to be married, huh?

Just follow me.

- Oh, God...

- Federal officer. Hands in the air.

Get 'em up. Drop it.

Damn it, I can't, it'll break.

Mr. Ness. Look, I was just...

Geez, I'm sorry.

Listen, I can do a lot for you,

what you're tryin' to do.

I get the big scoop,

you make a big splash.

Get some support. What do you say?

Let's be real, let me help you.

Okay. Just shut up.

All right now...

Let's do some good!

Hold it right there!

Federal officer. You're under arrest

for violations of the Volstead Act.

Let's cover the doors!

Don't let anybody out!


- I'm here with permission.

- Who gave you permission?

- Mr. Ness!

- Sorry, let him through here.

Let him through here.

You want to take your picture,

take it now.

- You ready?

- Ready.

Liquor, huh?

Get him out of here.

- Tear the place apart!

- I mean now, get him out!

That means you, too.


Now, what do you think you're doing?

You want to throw garbage? Throw it

in the goddamn trash basket.

Don't you have

more important things to do?


But I'm not doing them right now.

Do we understand each other?

Okay, pal, why the Mohaska?

- Why are you packin' the gun?

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Oscar Fraley

Oscar Fraley (August 2, 1914 – January 6, 1994) was the co-author, with Eliot Ness, of the famous American memoir The Untouchables. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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