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"Scarface" (1983) -- In Brian DePalma's remake of the 1930s gangster film, he was Tony Montana, a Cuban boatlift refugee, who rose to the top of Miami's drug underworld.

Al Pacino's 10 most memorable movie roles

From "Scarface" to "The Godfather," Al Pacino's most memorable movie roles.

"The Godfather"

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"The Godfather" (1972): Pacino was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his role as the intense, conflicted mob son Michael Corleone.

"Serpico"

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"Serpico" (1973): Pacino was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his role as a New York City cop who goes undercover to expose corruption.

"The Godfather Part 2"

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"The Godfather Part 2" (1974): Pacino again was nominated for best actor when he reprised his role as Michael Corleone. The movie was the first sequel to win a best picture Oscar.

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"And Justice for All"

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"And Justice for All" (1979): Pacino received his fourth best actor nomination for his role as a Baltimore defense lawyer asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial.

"Scarface"

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"Scarface" (1983): In Brian DePalma's remake of the 1930s gangster film, Pacino played Tony Montana, a Cuban boatlift refugee, who rose to the top of Miami's drug underworld.

"Scent of a Woman"

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"Scent of a Woman" (1992): Pacino finally won a best actor Oscar for his portrayal of the blind U.S. Army Lt. Col. Frank Slade.

"Glengarry Glen Ross"

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"Glengarry Glen Ross" (1992): For playing ace salesman Ricky Roma in the big-screen version of David Manet's play about real-estate salesman, Pacino was also nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar. He was the first male actor ever to receive two acting nominations for two different movies in the same year.

"Carlito's Way"

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"Carlito's Way" (1993): Pacino played a gangster who is released from prison with the help of his lawyer (Sean Penn) and vows to go straight.

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"The Devil's Advocate"

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"The Devil's Advocate" (1997): He played.... Satan!

"Any Given Sunday"

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"Any Given Sunday" (1999): In this Oliver Stone-directed drama, Pacino plays an aging football coach.

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