This 1989 gangster classic, a play on the film about the life of Al Capone of the same name, stars Al Pacino in his career defining role as a Cuban immigrant who becomes the leader of a drug cartel. Tony Montana falls for his boss’s girl, played by Michelle Pfeiffer.
Miami serves as an additional character in this movie, with notable appearances by the Fontainebleau Hotel, South Beach, Key Biscayne and Brickell Avenue.
Filmed In: Davie, Miami, and Key Biscayne, Florida. Additional scenes filmed in California.
If You Like: The Godfather, American Gangster