Once you get past Al Pacino's at-first-unintentionally-comedic accent (rivaled only by co-star Viggo Mortensen's), this is one great film about a gangster who just can't seem to leave the life, try as he may. Surrounding Pacino is a fantastic ensemble, including an electric Sean Penn, an incredibly hot Penelope Ann Miller, the ever-amusing Luis Guzman and a thuggish John Leguizamo as the now notorious Benny Blanco from the Bronx. The climactic train station sequence was one that director Brian DiPalma reportedly had planned to shoot for The Untouchables (we'll get to that), but didn't have the budget for it on that film.