Tony Montana: In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power . Then when you get the power , then you get the women.
A Cuban immigrant who enters into a life of crime as he seeks success in America, Antonio “ Tony ” Montana is known for his violence, cocaine habit, and for the movie’s iconic final scene in which he wields an M16 assault rifle while shouting “ Say hello to my little friend!”
Tony Montana (Al Pacino) was based on real -life mobster Al Capone. Scarface is loosely based on a 1932 film of the same name, in which the main character, Tony Camonte, is inspired by infamous Mafioso Al Capone, one of the most notorious crime lords in mob history.
11. The F Word . The ‘ F word ‘ (and its variations) is used 226 times during the movie, which averages out at 1.32 f *cks per minute.
Most Famous Quotes “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear .” – “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” –
in 1983’s Scarface was there some kind of incestuous thing going on between Tony and his sister ? Yes. Tony wanted his sister , but didn’t want to admit to himself that he wanted her.
While a distraught Tony sits in his office, snorting vast quantities of cocaine, the gunmen begin killing his guards outside. Gina enters Tony’s office wielding a Smith & Wesson Model 36, accusing him of wanting her for himself, before shooting him in the leg.
He is the son of Italian -American parents Rose Gerardi and Salvatore Pacino . His parents divorced when he was two years old. He then moved with his mother to the Bronx to live with her parents, Kate and James Gerardi, who were Italian immigrants from Corleone, Sicily.
Director Francis Ford Coppola refused, and he reportedly threatened to rewrite the script and start the film with Michael’s funeral sequence. Pacino then agreed to a $5 million salary.
As we known Al Pacino has also worked with some of the most talented actors in the world such as Diane Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Tony Roberts. As of 2021, Al Pacino’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million .
Geno Silva, ‘Scarface’ assassin who killed Tony Montana , dies at 72.
Al Pacino was filming Scarface when he was in his early 40s, as the movie premiered in 1983, and Pacino was born in 1940. Thus, when the movie came out, Pacino was already 43 despite the fact that the character was supposed to be in his mid-30s.
Say ‘ello to 42 Star Island Drive , the home of Tony Montana in the infamous movie Scarface and now the home of Real Housewives of Miami star, Lisa Hochstein.
Elvira Hancock was formerly Frank Lopez’s beautiful American girlfriend and later became Tony Montana’s wife . Tony nicknames her “Elvie”. Elvira was born April 29, 1953 in Baltimore, Maryland.