Al Pacino is an actor who does not need any introduction. He has had a career spanning over five decades, during which time he has received numerous accolades and honors both competitive and honorary, including an Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the 1992 movie, ‘Scent of a Woman’. Pacino started his career in the early 1970s and achieved recognition for his portrayal of a heroin addict in the 1971 movie ‘The Panic in Needle Park’. He achieved international acclaim and recognition for his breakthrough role as Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Godfather’ (1972), ‘The Godfather Part II’ and ‘The Godfather Part III’.
He has starred in numerous successful movies like ‘Serpico’, ‘Dog Day Afternoon’, ‘…And Justice for All’, ‘Dick Tracy’ and ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’. Other notable roles include Tony Montana in ‘Scarface’, blind Lieutenant Colonel Slade in ‘Scent of a Woman’, Carlito Brigante in ‘Carlito’s Way’, Lieutenant Vincent Hanna in ‘Heat’, Benjamin Ruggiero in ‘Donnie Brasco’, Lowell Bergman in ‘The Insider’ and Detective Will Dormer in ‘Insomnia’. In television, Pacino has acted in several productions for HBO including the miniseries ‘Angels in America’ and ‘You Don’t Know Jack’.
In 2010, Pacino played Jack Kevorkian in an HBO Films biopic titled ‘You Don’t Know Jack’. The film was about the life and work of the physician-assisted suicide advocate. He starred in and directed a 2011 American documentary-drama film ‘Wilde Salomé’. He starred in a 2013 HBO biographical picture about record producer Phil Spector’s murder trial, titled ‘Phil Spector’. He took the title role in the comedy-drama ‘Danny Collins’ in 2015. He further starred in ‘The Pirates of Somalia’ and ‘Hangman’. He received rave reviews for the 2018 HBO television drama film ‘Paterno’ for portraying the role of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Al Pacino movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Al Pacino films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that these new Al Pacino movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
5. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is an upcoming mystery crime film being directed by Quentin Tarantino. Set in Hollywood in 1969, around the Manson family murders, it takes place at the height of the counter-culture explosion, hippie revolution and a new Hollywood. Tarantino has also written the screenplay of the movie which is being produced by Columbia Pictures and distributed by Sony Pictures.