Black SplatDick Tracy (1990)
   

"You bums forgotten how to kill people?"

Dick Tracy - Al Pacino as Big Boy Caprice

Description: Al Pacino as gangster Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in the motion picture Dick Tracy (1990) rebukes his henchmen for failing to kill police detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty).

Dick Tracy is a big city cop who devotes his life to fighting crime. His latest battle involves a no-goodnick of a gangster named Big Boy Caprice wants to run the rackets in Tracy's fair City, but, of course, Dick will have none of that.

"What's the matter, you bums forgot how to kill people? Doesn't your work mean anything to you anymore? Have you no sense of pride in what you do? No sense of DUTY, no sense of DESTINY? I'm looking for generals; what do I got? Foot soldiers! I WANT DICK TRACY DEAD!" - Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice

Besides Big Boy Caprice, Dick Tracy faces such criminal elements as Mumbles (Dusting Hoffman); Flattop (William Forsythe); Itchy (Ed O'Ross); Numbers (James Tolkan); Pruneface (R. G. Armstrong); Influence (Henry Silva); Lips Manlis (Paul Sorvino), crime boss Spud Spaldoni (James Caan); Texie Garcia (Catherine O'Hara); Ribs Mocca (Robert Beecher); and District Attorney John Fletcher (Dick Van Dyke) whom Caprice controls via extortion.

Dick Tracy - Newspaper Headline

Assisting Dick Tracy in his crusade against crime are Chief of Police Brandon (Charles Durning) Sam Catchem (Seymour Cassel) Tracey's closest associate; Bug Bailey (Michael J. Pollard), a surveillance expert; and Judge Harper (Frank Campanella).

Other allies of Dick Tracy include his girlfriend Tess Trueheart (Glenne Headly) who wants to marry the big lug; nightclub singer Breathless Mahoney (Madonna), aka "The Blank"; and "The Kid" (Charlie Korsmo), an abused street orphan who used to find his meals in garbage cans before hooking up with Tracy.

"You have just said goodbye to oxygen. You silly, stupid cop. You refused me. I offer you the keys to a kingdom and you tell me you're an officer of the law? I AM THE LAW! ME!" - Big Boy Caprice

"I'm taking this bum out of the headlines...I'm rubbing him out!" - Pruneface


Dick Tracy - Movie Poster


 
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