Film The Best Al Pacino Roles

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List Rules Impact, Reviews, Awards all count. movie roles that left a big impression.

My Fav Actor has had many great roles, so I made up my top 15 performances. My opinion
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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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Name a movie buff who hasn't seen this. Pacino deserved an Oscar, but lost. So many classic lines.. "Fredo you broke my heart". Best sequel ever, and his best performance hands down.

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#6 on The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies

#380 on The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

#3 on The Best Gangster Movies

#304 on The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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If your a hip hop fan and don't have this movie, turn in your gangsta card!!! "Say hello to my little friend" is perhaps the most famous line. I take a few points away for the terrible Cuban accents. Have seen this movie over 150 times.

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#130 on The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

#4 on The Best Gangster Movies

#37 on The Best Prison Movies

#109 on The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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In my mind the greatest movie of all time. The only reason Pacino isn't higher in this movie is because Brando was the star. In part II Pacino is the star!!!

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#284 on The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

#2 on The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies

#314 on The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

#1 on The Best Gangster Movies

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Dog Day Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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Attica!! Attica!! Attica! Wow Pacino robbing a bank to support his gay lover's sex change. Based on true story. I think this role established him as a force in Hollywood.

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#159 on The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

#21 on The Best Crime Movies

#87 on The Best Movies Based on True Stories

#766 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Serpico is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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Pacino really became his character in this movie. Another true story, he plays the role with so much realism and was nominated again.

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#82 on The Best Crime Movies

#9 on The Best New Hollywood Movies

#485 on The Best Movies of All Time

#5 on The Best Al Pacino Movies

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Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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Played a second rate mobster here, and had a great cast including Depp. Made you love his lovable loser Lefty character. Great movie.

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#11 on The Best Movies "Loosely" Based on True Stories

#4 on The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

#9 on The Best Gangster Movies

#13 on The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

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Heat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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Heat


Aah the iconic and long awaited on screen scene with DeNiro!! That alone is worth watching this movie. But it really is a great movie. Great supporting cast. Long though.

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#9 on The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

#11 on The Best Movies "Loosely" Based on True Stories

#15 on The Best Gangster Movies

#7 on The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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...And Justice for All is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Al Pacino Roles
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"You're out of order, this whole court is outta order!!! Once gain nominated, and gives a great performance.

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#332 on The Best Crime Movies

#235 on The Greatest Suspense Movies

#1905 on The Best Movies of All Time

#11 on The Best Al Pacino Movies

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