Pacino or De Niro?
I'm more of a De Niro fan myself, cos he can do comedy really well aswell as serious stuff.
De Niro, Pacino is overated.
Al Pacino is my fav. here, De Niro can be annoying sometimes.
De niro is the rich
anyone that votes for pacino fears the rich
but Pesci against an of these niggas?....bloowww out.
the number of times this has been discussed here is innumerable.
still, De Niro has made more good movies than Pacino.
so thats it for me.
as actors, they are almost on par, although De Niro's range cannot be topped.
Pacino has variety also, just not to the same degree.
yea, they're both masters
any movie with them is a winner
pacino is has a greater range IMO
but deniro is married to a black woman.
Thats like picking between filet mignon and a porterhouse (steak thread reference). You cant go wrong.
Pesci is not better than either...
ill put it this way....young De Niro is better than young Pacino. Middle aged, they tie...older Pacino is better than De Niro.
on what basis?
(the range bit i mean)
lol pacino has a greater range? hmm no they both have a pretty diverse range, fail for that remark
as always it turns into "whos catalouge is better" rather than "whos the better actor" in which case the answer to both questions is neither
ohhh lol de niro can do comedy because he read off a script for meet the parents ... yet pacino is coming through as the hardest cunt alive on scarface and still pulled bits of comedic value ...
both are GOATS so fuck trying to compare
to me deniro plays the same guy but placed in diff situations.
roles that were outside of the stereotype like the one where he was paralyzed from a stroke and had the gay guy take care of him, (forget the name), seemed shallow to me.
some of this may be personal pref, but to me, pacino's roles have been much more diverse.
# Ocean's Thirteen (2007) .... Willy Bank
# 88: 88 Minutes (2007) .... Dr. Jack Gramm
... aka 88 Minutes (International: English title) (USA: promotional title)
... aka 88 (USA: closing credits title)
# Two for the Money (2005) .... Walter Abrams
# The Merchant of Venice (2004) .... Shylock
... aka Mercante di Venezia, Il (Italy)
... aka William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (USA: complete title)
# "Angels in America" .... Roy Cohn (6 episodes, 2003)
- Millennium Approaches: Chapter Three - The Messenger (2003) TV episode .... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Chapter Five - Beyond Nelly (2003) TV episode .... Roy Cohn
- Millennium Approaches: Chapter One - Bad News (2003) TV episode .... Roy Cohn
- Millennium Approaches: Chapter Two - In Vitro (2003) TV episode .... Roy Cohn
- Perestroika: Chapter Four - Stop Moving! (2003) TV episode .... Roy Cohn
# Gigli (2003) .... Starkman
# The Recruit (2003) .... Walter Burke
# People I Know (2002) .... Eli Wurman
... aka Im inneren Kreis (Germany)
... aka Innere Kreis, Der (Germany: video title)
# S1m0ne (2002) .... Viktor Taransky
# Insomnia (2002/I) .... Detective Will Dormer
# Chinese Coffee (2000) .... Harry Levine
# Any Given Sunday (1999) .... Tony D'Amato
# The Insider (1999) .... Lowell Bergman
# The Devil's Advocate (1997) .... John Milton
... aka Devil's Advocate (USA: DVD box title)
... aka Im Auftrag des Teufels (Germany)
# Donnie Brasco (1997) .... Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
# City Hall (1996) .... Mayor John Pappas
# Heat (1995) .... Lt. Vincent Hanna
# Two Bits (1995) .... Gitano Sabatoni
... aka A Day to Remember
# Carlito's Way (1993) .... Carlito 'Charlie' Brigante
# Scent of a Woman (1992) .... Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade
# Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) .... Ricky Roma
... aka Glengarry Glen Ross (Australia: DVD title)
# Frankie and Johnny (1991) .... Johnny
... aka Frankie & Johnny (USA: poster title)
# The Godfather: Part III (1990) .... Don Michael Corleone
... aka Mario Puzo's The Godfather: Part III (USA: complete title)
# Dick Tracy (1990) .... Big Boy Caprice
# The Local Stigmatic (1990) .... Graham
# Sea of Love (1989) .... Det. Frank Keller
# Revolution (1985) .... Tom Dobb
# Scarface (1983) .... Tony Montana
# Author! Author! (1982) .... Ivan Travalian
# Cruising (1980) .... Steve Burns
... aka Cruising (West Germany)
... aka William Friedkin's Cruising (USA: closing credits title)
# ...And Justice for All. (1979) .... Arthur Kirkland
# "The Godfather: A Novel for Television" (1977) (mini) TV mini-series .... Don Michael Corleone
... aka Mario Puzo's The Godfather: A Novel for Television (USA: complete title)
... aka The Godfather 1902-1959: The Complete Epic (USA: video title)
... aka The Godfather Novella (USA: alternative title)
... aka The Godfather Saga (USA)
... aka The Godfather: The Complete Novel for Television (USA: alternative title)
# Bobby Deerfield (1977) .... Bobby Deerfield
... aka Heaven Has No Favorites (Australia)
# Dog Day Afternoon (1975) .... Sonny
# The Godfather: Part II (1974) .... Don Michael Corleone
... aka Mario Puzo's The Godfather: Part II (USA: complete title)
# Serpico (1973) .... Officer Frank Serpico
# Scarecrow (1973) .... Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi
# The Godfather (1972) .... Michael Corleone
... aka Mario Puzo's The Godfather (USA: complete title)
# The Panic in Needle Park (1971) .... Bobby
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