Carlito's Way Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: May 27th, 1998

R|2 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
A free man after years in prison, Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) intends to give up his criminal ways, but it's not long before the ex-con is sucked back into the New York City underworld. Reconnecting with his dancer girlfriend, Gail (Penelope Ann Miller), Carlito gets entangled in the shady dealings of his friend Dave Kleinfeld (Sean Penn), who also serves as his lawyer. When Carlito and Kleinfeld run afoul of shifty gangster Benny Blanco (John Leguizamo), it sets them on a dangerous path.

Cast: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, Luis Guzmán, John Leguizamo, Ingrid Rogers, James Rebhorn, Joseph Siravo

Director: Brian De Palma

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Epic Productions, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures, Argentina Video Home

Keywords: Revenge, Murder, New York City, Gritty, Tense, 1970s, Rivalry, Girlfriend, Friend


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture