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: Thriller, Crime drama

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

Distributors: Warner Bros.

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

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Awards

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