• Al  Pacino

    Al Pacino Awards

    Born on April 25th, 1940

    From Bronx, New York

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Danny Collins

An aging rocker (Al Pacino) decides to change the course of his life after receiving a long-undelivered letter from the late John Lennon.

Golden Globe (2016)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Phil Spector

Lawyer Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren) defends music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino), on trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

Golden Globe (2014)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
You Don't Know Jack Poster

You Don't Know Jack

Controversy and legal problems follow Dr. Jack Kevorkian (Al Pacino) as he advocates assisted suicide.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2011)
Won
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Won
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2004)
Won
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Golden Globe (2001)
Won
Cecille B. DeMille Award
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Angels in America

Based on Tony Kushner's lauded play, this sweeping production, which mixes real-life and fictional characters, is set against the backdrop of the 1980s AIDS epidemic. While conservative attorney and closeted homosexual Roy Cohn (Al Pacino) slowly dies of AIDS, he is tormented by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg (Meryl Streep), whom he helped convict of being a Russian spy. Meanwhile, Cohn's employee Joe Pitt (Patrick Wilson), a closeted, married gay attorney, also struggles with his sexuality.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2004)
Won
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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Scent of a Woman

Frank is a retired Lt. Col. in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to college. To help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over Thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his Thanksgiving in New York.

Golden Globe (1993)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
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Glengarry Glen Ross

When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon), who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson (Kevin Spacey), but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss (Ed Harris) comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

Golden Globe (1993)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Dick Tracy

Hard-boiled detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) is searching for evidence that proves Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice is the city's most dangerous crime boss. He may have found the key to unraveling the crimelord's illegal empire in Breathless Mahoney (Madonna), an enigmatic barroom singer who has witnessed some of Caprice's crimes firsthand. However, she seems more set on stealing Dick away from his girlfriend, Tess (Glenne Headly), than helping him solve the case of his career.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1991)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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The Godfather, Part III

As Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) ages, he finds that being the head of the Corleone crime family isn't getting any easier. He wants his family out of the Mafia, but the mob kingpin (Eli Wallach) isn't eager to let one of the most powerful and wealthy families go legit. Making matters even worse is Michael's nephew, Vincent (Andy Garcia). Not only does Vincent want a piece of the Corleone family's criminal empire, but he also wants Michael's daughter, Mary (Sofia Coppola).

Golden Globe (1991)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Sea of Love

Troubled New York City detective Frank Keller (Al Pacino) investigates a serial killer who finds victims using personal ads in a magazine and leaves the song "Sea of Love" playing at his crime scenes. With the help of his partner, Sherman Touhey (John Goodman), Frank concocts a plan to find the killer using his own personal ads. But when Frank falls for one of his chief suspects, Helen Cruger (Ellen Barkin), he struggles to reconcile his personal life and his professional duty.

Golden Globe (1990)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Scarface

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana (Al Pacino) stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

Golden Globe (1984)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Author! Author!

While struggling playwright Ivan Travalian (Al Pacino) tries to get movie actress Alice Detroit (Dyan Cannon) to star in his new Broadway show, his personal life spins out of control. Bored with their marriage, Ivan's wife, Gloria (Tuesday Weld), leaves him -- but she leaves him with not only their son but her children from previous marriages. As Ivan attempts to rewrite the second act of his play to his own satisfaction, he finds himself in the unfamiliar position of being a single parent.

Golden Globe (1983)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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...And Justice for All

Satirical drama in which an idealistic lawyer who tries to win cases for clients trapped in a hypocritical and corrupt legal system finds himself defending a venal and self-righteous judge accused of rape. The judge wrongly assumes the lawyer's ideals and disdain for the courts will drive him to get an acquittal, despite the evidence and the loathing they have for each other.

Golden Globe (1980)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Bobby Deerfield

American race car driver Bobby Deerfield (Al Pacino) has become a success on the European Formula One circuit. He is also egotistical and relentlessly determined, until a terrible racing accident injures other drivers. In the hospital, Deerfield meets Lillian (Marthe Keller), who is suffering serious health problems. She wants to have more excitement in her life and gravitates toward the racer. Although Deerfield is resistant at first, he begins to fall for her as well.

Golden Globe (1978)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Dog Day Afternoon

When inexperienced criminal Sonny Wortzik (Al Pacino) leads a bank robbery in Brooklyn, things quickly go wrong, and a hostage situation develops. As Sonny and his accomplice, Sal Naturile (John Cazale), try desperately to remain in control, a media circus develops and the FBI arrives, creating even more tension. Gradually, Sonny's surprising motivations behind the robbery are revealed, and his standoff with law enforcement moves toward its inevitable end.

Golden Globe (1976)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Won
Actor
Nominated
Actor
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The Godfather, Part II

The compelling sequel to "The Godfather," contrasting the life of Corleone father and son. Traces the problems of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) in 1958 and that of a young immigrant Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro) in 1917's Hell's Kitchen. Michael survives many misfortunes and Vito is introduced to a life of crime.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Won
Actor
Golden Globe (1975)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor
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Serpico

Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) is an idealistic New York City cop who refuses to take bribes, unlike the rest of the force. His actions get Frank shunned by the other officers, and often placed in dangerous situations by his partners. When his superiors ignore Frank's accusations of corruption, he decides to go public with the allegations. Although this causes the Knapp Commission to investigate his claims, Frank has also placed a target on himself. The film is based on a true story.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1975)
Nominated
Actor
Golden Globe (1974)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor
The Godfather Poster

The Godfather

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don's youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he becomes involved in the inevitable cycle of violence and betrayal. Although Michael tries to maintain a normal relationship with his wife, Kay (Diane Keaton), he is drawn deeper into the family business.

Golden Globe (1973)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1973)
Nominated
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role