• Publication date: May 11, 2009

Carlito's way

A former drug lord seeks to start anew, but escaping his criminal past proves difficult.

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 1993

MBC Max:

August 30, 2016 20:00 (KSA) ~ August 30, 2016 19:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) CarlitoBrigante (Al Pacino) controlled East Harlem's heroin market with an iron fist, destroying competitors through brute force and intimidation.  By 1970 he had amassed a street empire, but his presence was too overwhelming for authorities to continue ignoring.

Five years into a 30-year sentenceBrigante's shady lawyer, David Kleinfeld (Sean Penn) manages to secure his client's early release.  Carlito vows to abandon the underworld -- the only world he has ever known, and opens a legitimate business.Brigante'scustomers are members of his former clique however, who inevitably reintroduce Carlito to his old vices.

Carlito's Way was nominated for two Golden Globes, and earned $63 million internationally, double its $30 million budget.

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring:

  • Al Pacino
  • Sean Penn
  • Penelope Ann Miller