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Release Date: October 6, 2006
On DVD/VOD: February 13, 2007
2h 32m |
Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In South Boston, where the state police force is waging war on organized crime, young undercover cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio
) is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson
). While Billy is quickly gaining Costello’s confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon
), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit.
Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there’s 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 himself.