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Questions tagged [scarface]

1983 American crime film starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer and directed by Brian DePalma.

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What does Tony mean when he says “You need people like me”?

In this scene from Scarface, Tony says "You need people like me". What does it mean in this context? Does it mean rich people use people like Tony to get the drugs but they don't get the blame but ...
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Why did the Colombian deal go wrong in Scarface?

In Scarface, Tony and his crew are sent by Omar on a deal with Colombians. That deal didn't end well for both Hector and Tony's crews. But I don't understand what went wrong. With Omar's connections ...
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Scarface Tony Montana quote meaning

During Scarface Tony Montana says: You know what capitalism is? Getting f***ed! What did Tony mean by this? And in what context?
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The meaning of the line, “I always tell the truth, even when I lie.”

The title pretty much says it all. I've watched Scarface (1983) probably 100 times, and I never understood what Tony Montana meant by the line I always tell the truth, even when I lie. Can anyone ...
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How much time passes in Scarface?

In Scarface the time only jumps a few months at times but it is obviously longer, so how much time goes by from beginning to end.
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Why does Tony Montana hate Colombians?

In Scarface right after making the deal with Omar Suarez, Tony says he explicitly doesn't like Colombians but the reason is never shown in the movie. What is it?
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How are Tony's mother and sister green-card holders in Miami while Tony is stuck in Cuba?

How have Scarface Tony Montana's mother and sister got green-cards and have been living in the US for years but Tony hasn't?
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Was Omar really an informant?

"Scarface" with Al Pacino as Tony Montana features a scene where Bolivian kingpin Sosa kills Tony's colleague Omar, saying Omar was an informant. Later, back in Miami, an angry Frank Lopez tells Tony ...
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Is Tony in love with Gina?

Throughout Brian DiPalma's 1983 classic, Scarface, Tony Montana has an odd relationship with his sister Gina. His attitude toward her ranges from overprotective to jealous to generous, and just about ...