Donnie Brasco (movie)

1997 film by Mike Newell

Donnie Brasco is a 1997 American crime drama movie directed by Mike Newell. It stars Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, James Russo, and Anne Heche appeared in supporting roles. It is based on the 1988 nonfiction book Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Joseph D. Pistone.[1]

It was nominated for an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.


  1. "Nominees & Winners for the 70th Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences". Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012.