The Departed Poster

Release Date: October 6th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 13th, 2007

R|2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
South Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes under cover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). As Billy gains the mobster's trust, a career criminal named Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) infiltrates the police department and reports on its activities to his syndicate bosses. When both organizations learn they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must figure out each other's identities to save their own lives.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Alec Baldwin

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Production Co: Plan B Entertainment, Warner Bros., Initial Entertainment Group, Vertigo

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Intense, Quest, Investigation, 2000s, Rivalry, Police station, Mystery, Bar, Tense, Dark, Gritty

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Awards

Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Directing
Winner Film Editing
Winner Best Picture
Winner Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)