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Viggo Mortensen in Carlito's Way

Viggo Mortensen as Lalin in Carlito's Way

Release: 1993

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer(s): David Koepp
Based on: novels by Edwin Torres

Runtime: 144 minutes

MCAA Rating: R

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Carlito's Way Cast and Crew

Viggo Mortensen: Lalin

Other leading roles:
Al Pacino as Carlito Brigante
Sean Penn as David Kleinfeld
Penelope Ann Miller as Gail
John Leguizamo as Benny Blanco
Ingrid Rogers as Steffie

Carlito's Way Synopsis

Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) has been released from prison on a technicality after serving five years of his thirty-year sentence. Formerly an Hispanic drug lord, he is determined to reform, but finds that his dream of going legitimate is undermined at every turn. Viggo Mortensen plays "Lalin," an old friend of Brigante's who has been crippled and is confined to a wheelchair.

Carlito's Way Soundtrack

1. I Love Music - Rozalla
2. Rock the Boat - Hues Corporation
3. That's the Way (I Like It) - KC & the Sunshine Band
4. Rock Your Baby - Ed Terry
5. Parece Mentira - Marc Anthony
6. Back Stabbers - The O'Jays
7. T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia) - MFSB
8. Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
9. Lady Marmalade - LaBelle
10. Pillow Talk
11. Watusi - Ray Barretto
12. Oye Como Va - Santana
13. You Are So Beautiful - Billy Preston

Carlito's Way Resources

Films of Viggo Mortensen: Carlito's Way - Scroll to the bottom of the page for a thoughtful mixed review of Carlito's Way by Colleen Wallace. She recommends it "if you like action, mob, drug debacle or neo noir films" but says it goes on too long. She adds "If you ... have ever accused Mortensen of only trading on his looks 'Carlito's Way' is one to watch."
Viggo Mortensen in Carlito's WayVal's Screencaps: Carlito's Way - Over 50 screen captures of Viggo Mortensen in Carlito's Way. Mostly full-screen, some cropped. Larger than the average screencap, good clarity.

Carlito's Way Photo Gallery

Thanks to Sagralisse for sharing the screencaps. (See link above.)