Released Date
February 28, 1997
Distributor
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$41,909,762 + $83,000,000 = $124,909,762
58

Johnny Depp

as Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco

81

Al Pacino

as Benjamin

52

Anne Heche

as Maggie Pistone

64

Michael Madsen

as Dominick

68

James Russo

as Paulie

1949-2006

Bruno Kirby

as Nicky Santora

64

Zeljko Ivanek

as Tim Curley

67

Zach Grenier

as Dr. Berger

79

Robert Miano

as Al

About Donnie Brasco

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

About

Based on a true story, the film follows an FBI agent, Joseph D. Pistone, who goes undercover to break up the mafia but he soon realizes that his new friend, Lefty, will certainly die once the job is complete. The film takes place in New York City during the 1970s. 

Trivia

Donnie Brasco, a.k.a. "The Jewel Man" was Joseph D. Pistone's alias while undercover. The film grossed over $124 million worldwide and was nominated for an Academy Award.