Carlito's Way

Carlito's Way

  • R
  • 1993
  • 144 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, thriller

Carlito Brigante chooses to lead a quiet life after being released from prison. But when he reluctantly becomes a part of a drugs deal, he realises that there is no escape.

Director: Brian De Palma

Screenwriter: David Koepp

Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller

The best De Palma that tells its own way, making the camera another actor.


  • Brian De Palma
    Brian De Palma

    Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as Carrie, Dressed to Kill,

Main Cast


Producer: Martin Bregman, Michael Bregman, Willi Bär

Editor: Kristina Boden, Bill Pankow

Casting: Bonnie Timmermann

Director Of Photography: Stephen H. Burum

Original Music Composer: Patrick Doyle

Costume Design: Aude Bronson-Howard

Executive Producer: Ortwin Freyermuth, Louis A. Stroller

Associate Producer: Judith Stevens

Production Design: Richard Sylbert


Source: based on the novels by Edwin Torres

Tagline: He's got a good future if he can live past next week.

Genres: crime, drama, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: nightclub, mob violence, drugs, puerto rican, tough guy, new york city, crooked lawyer, gangster, cocaine, antihero, neo noir, last stand, ex convict


Year: 1993

Runtime: 144 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Spanish

Color: Black and White, Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby