The Departed (2006)

The Departed (2006) is a Crime, Drama, Thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese – In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello’s confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police both discover a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy-and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they’ve made during their long stints undercover? IMDB


Directed By – Martin Scorsese

Genre – Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cast – Leonardo DiCaprio , Martin Sheen , Matt Damon , Ray Winstone , Jack Nicholson , Anthony Anderson , Mark Wahlberg , Vera Farmiga , Alec Baldwin , James Badge Dale , Mark Rolston , Robert Wahlberg , Kristen Dalton , Kevin Corrigan , David O’Hara

In Theaters – 6 October 2006

Duration – 151 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : Underhanded

Story Writers: Felix Chong , Alan Mak

Country: USA , Hong Kong

Language: Cantonese , English

Production Company : Vertigo Entertainment , Warner Bros., Plan B Entertainment , Initial Entertainment Group (IEG) , Media Asia Films