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The Untouchables

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G-Man Eliot Ness will stop at nothing to take down legendary gangster Al Capone -- even if it means bending some rules -- in director Brian De Palma's period crime drama penned by playwright David Mamet.
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Netflix Rating: 4.0
NYT Critics' Pick
T-men vs. Capone in 1930's Chicago. Evocative and great-looking. Read the review
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The results are watchable enough, with a particularly adept use of Sean Connery, Chicago locations, and period details.
Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader  full review
 
It's vulgar, violent, funny and sometimes breathtakingly beautiful.
Vincent Canby, New York Times  full review
 
An unqualified triumph.
James Berardinelli, ReelViews  full review
 
...only marginally entertaining.
Hal Hinson, Washington Post  full review
 
...it does not have a great script, great performances or great direction.
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times  full review
 
...an entertaining but incongruous mix of class and pulp.
Desson Thomson, Washington Post  full review
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