170 minutes, USA (1983), 18
Al Pacino stars in this Brian De Palma directed, Oliver Stone scripted remake of the classic 30s gangster film. A Cuban immigrant ruthlessly builds a crime empire in 1980s Florida
Censorship held up Howard Hawks' original 1932 masterpiece, Scarface (aka Scarface, The Shame of a Nation) for over a year. This Brian De Palma directed, Oliver Stone scripted version also faced problems, especially on television, where the chainsaw scene, among others, was cut for original transmission.