Directors FAMOUS ACTORS CHECKLIST – The Films of AL PACINO

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  1. Jim_K

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    FAMOUS ACTORS CHECKLIST – The Films of AL PACINO

    Useless Trivia
    Birth Name - Alfredo James Pacino
    A.K.A. - Sonny

    His grandparents originate from Corleone, Sicily.

    Pacino was rejected repeatedly by studio heads while auditioning for the role of Michael in The Godfather (1972) but Francis Ford Coppola fought for him. This film was shot briskly because both the director and the leading actor were in constant fear of being fired.

    Francis Ford Coppola asked Pacino to play Captain Willard in his film Apocalypse Now (1979). Pacino politely turned down the offer, saying he'd "do anything" for Francis but he "woudn't go to war with him!"

    Turned down the role of Han Solo in Star Wars (1977). "Hey Greedo, Say ello to my little friend." [​IMG]

    Turned down the lead role of Roy Neary in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

    Was John Schlesinger's original pick for Marathon Man (1976) but producer Robert Evans insisted that Schlesinger cast Dustin Hoffman instead.

    Also turned down rolls in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Pretty Woman (1990) & Crimson Tide (1995).


    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

    AL PACINO

    Two for the Money (2005)
    The Merchant of Venice (2004)
    Gigli (2003)
    The Recruit (2003)
    People I Know (2002)
    S1m0ne (2002)
    Insomnia (2002)
    Chinese Coffee (2000)
    Any Given Sunday (1999)
    The Insider (1999)
    The Devil's Advocate (1997)
    Donnie Brasco (1997)
    City Hall (1996)
    Heat (1995)
    Two Bits (1995)
    Carlito's Way (1993)
    Scent of a Woman (1992)
    Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
    Frankie and Johnny (1991)
    The Godfather: Part III (1990)
    Dick Tracy (1990)
    The Local Stigmatic (1990)
    Sea of Love (1989)
    Revolution (1985)
    Scarface (1983)
    Author! Author! (1982)
    Cruising (1980)
    ...And Justice for All (1979)
    Bobby Deerfield (1977)
    Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    The Godfather: Part II (1974)
    Serpico (1973)
    Scarecrow (1973)
    The Godfather (1972)
    The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
    Me, Natalie (1969)
     
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    The Recruit (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Insomnia (2002) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Any Given Sunday (1999) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Insider (1999) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * The Devil's Advocate (1997) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Donnie Brasco (1997) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    City Hall (1996) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Heat (1995) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Carlito's Way (1993) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Scent of a Woman (1992) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Frankie and Johnny (1991) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * The Godfather: Part III (1990) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Dick Tracy (1990) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Sea of Love (1989) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Scarface (1983) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Author! Author! (1982) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Cruising (1980) [​IMG]
    ...And Justice for All (1979) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Bobby Deerfield (1977) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Dog Day Afternoon (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * The Godfather: Part II (1974) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * Serpico (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Scarecrow (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    * The Godfather (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Seen 25 - Own (*) 14
     
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    The Recruit (2003) *
    S1m0ne (2002) *
    Insomnia (2002) *
    Any Given Sunday (1999) *
    The Insider (1999)
    The Devil's Advocate (1997) *
    Donnie Brasco (1997) *
    Heat (1995) *
    Carlito's Way (1993) *
    Scent of a Woman (1992)
    Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
    Frankie and Johnny (1991)
    The Godfather: Part III (1990) *
    Dick Tracy (1990) *
    Sea of Love (1989) *
    Revolution (1985)
    Scarface (1983) *
    Cruising (1980)
    ...And Justice for All (1979)
    Dog Day Afternoon (1975) *
    The Godfather: Part II (1974) *
    Serpico (1973) *
    Scarecrow (1973)
    The Godfather (1972)
    *

    Seen: 24
    Own: 16*

    Favorite role: Michael Corleone - The Godfather Trilogy (1972-1990)
    Favorite film: The Godfather (1972)

    Honorable mentions: Godfather II, Dog Day Afternoon, Scarface, Carlito's Way
     
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    Two for the Money (2005)
    The Merchant of Venice (2004) ***
    Gigli (2003)
    The Recruit (2003)
    People I Know (2002) **1/2
    S1m0ne (2002) **1/2
    Insomnia (2002) ***

    Chinese Coffee (2000)
    Any Given Sunday (1999)
    The Insider (1999) ***
    The Devil's Advocate (1997)
    Donnie Brasco (1997) ***
    City Hall (1996)
    Heat (1995) ***1/2
    Two Bits (1995)
    Carlito's Way (1993) ***
    Scent of a Woman (1992) ***
    Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) ***
    Frankie and Johnny (1991) ***
    The Godfather: Part III (1990) ***
    Dick Tracy (1990) ***

    The Local Stigmatic (1990)
    Sea of Love (1989) ***
    Revolution (1985)
    Scarface (1983) ***
    Author! Author! (1982)
    Cruising (1980)
    ...And Justice for All (1979)
    Bobby Deerfield (1977)
    Dog Day Afternoon (1975) - N/A (been too long)
    The Godfather: Part II (1974) ***1/2
    Serpico (1973) ***

    Scarecrow (1973)
    The Godfather (1972) ****
    The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
    Me, Natalie (1969)
     
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    Insomnia (2002) ***1/2
    The Insider (1999) ***1/2
    Donnie Brasco (1997) ***1/2
    City Hall (1996) **
    Two Bits (1995) **1/2
    Frankie and Johnny (1991) **1/2
    Scarface (1983) ****
    Author! Author! (1982) **
    ...And Justice for All (1979) **
    The Godfather: Part II (1974) ****
    Serpico (1973) ****
    The Godfather (1972) ****
     

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