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Al Pacino's 10 most memorable movie roles

From "Scarface" to "The Godfather," take a look at some of 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.


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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.

"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.


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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.

"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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