ABOUT THE FILM

The Untouchables is a 1987 American gangster film directed by Brian De Palma and written by David Mamet. Based on the book The Untouchables (1957), the film stars Kevin Costner as government agent Eliot Ness, Robert De Niro as gang leader Al Capone, and Sean Connery as Irish-American officer Jimmy Malone (based on the real life Irish-American agent and “Untouchables” member Marty Lahart). The film follows Ness’ autobiographical account of the efforts his Untouchables team to bring Capone to justice during Prohibition. The Grammy Award-winning score was composed by Ennio Morricone and features some period-correct music by Duke Ellington.

The Untouchables was released on June 3, 1987 and received positive reviews. Observers praised the film for its approach as well as its direction. The film was also a financial success, grossing over $106 million worldwide, and was nominated for four Academy Awards, of which Connery received one for Best Supporting Actor.


The Untouchables 1987 UK One Sheet


FILM DETAILS

Title
The Untouchables
Year of Film
1987
Director
Brian De Palma
Starring
Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Andy García, Charles Martin Smith, Robert De Niro, Patricia Clarkson, Billy Drago
Origin of Film
USA
Genre(s) of Film
Crime | Drama | Thriller
Box Office
Budget: $25,000,000 (Estimated)
Opening Weekend: $645,363 (USA) (20 August 1995) (42 Screens)
Gross: $106,240,936 (Worldwide)

POSTER DETAILS

Type of Poster
One Sheet
Style of Poster
Final
Origin of Poster
UK 
Year of Poster
1987
Designer
Unknown
Artist
Photography by Richard Nobel
Size (Inches)
27″ x 39 13/16″
Single Sided or Double Sided
Single Sided
NSS # / Printer Markings
National Screen Printed in England
Tagline
AL CAPONE. He ruled Chicago with absolute power. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Eliot Ness and a small force of men swore they’d bring him down.

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