The Untouchables IMDb 7.9 1h 59min 1987 X-Ray 18+ This classic confrontation between good and evil stars Kevin Costner as federal agent Eliot Ness, Robert De Niro as gangland kingpin Al Capone and Sean Connery as Malone, the cop who teaches Ness how to beat the mob: shoot fast and shoot first. Reviewed in the United States on January 16, 2019. This documentary shows how the laws make it hard for these people to reintegrate back into society. He tells difficult stories throughout, sharing the experiences of those who have been impacted on both sides, with grace and aplomb. Reviewed in the United States on January 25, 2019. The camera relishes the absolute cheesiness, and music swells over-the-top when the four Untouchables ride on freaking horseback. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It's so well done. The camera relishes the absolute cheesiness, and music swells over-the-top when the four Untouchables ride on freaking horseback. There is a lot of stigma and hate that surrounds registrants. Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2019, Given the plethora of scandals coming out of Hollywood, Reviewed in the United States on October 6, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2019. It calmly and orderly spends the first fifteen minutes dismissing any moral grey -- Eliot Ness is the good guy, and Al Capone is a child murderer. The Untouchables/The Complete Collection//includes all 42 episodes [Blu-ray] We don't even allow past offenders to live! It shows how very WRONG the system that was set up by mostly well-meaning people has become! David brings to life an internal struggle of many of us who are criminal defense attorneys on the one hand, and parents on the other. Everyone is looking elsewhere instead of into their own personal realms 95% of new sex offenses are NOT from repeat offender. This documentary was objective and thought-provoking. And they leave you questioning the meaning of punishment in our country and how much punishment is enough. Video availability outside of United States varies. Mr. Book is so angry at himself for having been duped by the sexual exploiation of his own daughter under his own roof that he is willing to slash and burn his way to a "clear conscience." © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. David Fiege does an outstanding job of balancing the two subjects at play: the rights and need to protect victims, and the overreaching and emotional impact of placement on the registry. Thank you David for bringing this issue to light with such dignity and respect. Great movie that everyone needs to watch! It was extremely interesting. It's a subject many of us struggle with everyday when we work with clients, knowing that some absolutely should be there, and others don't deserve the punitive nature of it. Go to amazon.com to see the video catalog in United States. Reviewed in the United States on September 3, 2019. What other crime is punished by what in essence is a life sentence? Reviewed in the United States on February 8, 2019. My friends and I cannot stop discussing its complex social issues. Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2019. Travelling or based outside United States? And he has the resources to do so. When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. I liked how it explained that there is the science side to statistics and the political side to the sex offending laws. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The harder the laws make it on them the more likely some of them might re-offend. When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I've watched the film twice now and each time it is almost too painful to watch and too painful not to watch. It is a difficult film but one that is absolutely necessary and a great step towards helping to shape the conversation around reform rather than rejection of SORA. He does not seek to vilify or redeem those on the registry who are a part of this film, but rather to demonstrate that sometimes our good intentions can go far beyond what are intentions were meant to be. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This title may not be available to watch from your location. I am all for punishing someone who breaks the law but I also think they should be reintegrated once they pay their price. Synopsis: The critics and public agree: Brian De Palma's The Untouchables is a must-see masterpiece. Go to. UNTOUCHABLE chronicles his crusade, and its impact on the lives of several of the 800, 000 people forced to live under the kinds of laws he has championed. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Wow. A glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of the mob warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago, and the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Cannot recommend this film highly enough. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Given the plethora of scandals coming out of Hollywood It is not unsurprising to see a 'documentary' which tries very hard to show child molesters in a positive light. This title may not be available to watch from your location. It calmly and orderly spends the first fifteen minutes dismissing any moral grey -- Eliot Ness is the good guy, and Al Capone is a child murderer. Both poignant and difficult to watch, this movie peels back the layers of legitimacy to an archaic system. I came away from the documentary not feeling any empathy for the Books, rather disgust because of the way they are using the money for their own personal vendetta. It's emotional, moving and beautiful if not difficult to watch and should be required viewing for every attorney before they step foot in a criminal courtroom. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Select the department you want to search in. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or $0.00 with a STARZ trial on Prime Video Channels, Or available with a Prime Video Channels Subscription, The Untouchables/The Complete Collection//includes all 42 episodes. I really liked this documentary and how it shows both sides of the issue. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Despite its open bias in favor of pedophiles, it fails to entirely mask the horrors inflicted upon the victims, and all the fake 'statistics' it offers cannot mitigate the damage that these predators have inflicted on their chosen targets.