Ever wondered what it takes to bring down one of history's most famous and feared mobsters? "The Untouchables" combines clever police work with plenty of thrills. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of this famous flick.
Fans flocked to this action-packed period piece when it was released during the first week in June 1987.
The film is set in Prohibition-era Chicago, which was known for rampant corruption and some of the most brazen gang activity in U.S. history.
Robert De Niro packed on the pounds to play legendary gangster Al Capone in the film.
The Untouchables was a name used to describe a small group of law enforcement agents who were beyond the influence of Al Capone and his bribery and intimidation tactics.
Walter Payne worked for Al Capone, putting him on the opposite side of the law from the Untouchables.
Costner played treasury agent Ness, who led the Untouchables in their mission to bring down Capone, while Sean Connery played tough cop Jim Malone.
Nitti was one of Capone's most brutal henchmen and worked against Ness and company at every turn.
After Capone and his men are tipped off to the raid, Ness and his crew find only umbrellas in a suspected Capone warehouse.
Mike Dorsett, played by Richard Bradford, was a corrupt cop firmly under Capone's control.
Malone tells Ness to seek out recruits straight from the police academy, before they've had a chance to fall under Capone's control.
Malone is worried about George Stone's, aka Giuseppe Petri's, loyalties because he is of Italian descent, just like Al Capone.
Wallace is a low-key treasury accountant who is brought into the group to explore Capone's finances.
The group's first raid takes place a at post office where Capone is known to store liquor. While the raid is a success, Capone's henchman at the post office is later killed for failing to stop the raid.
It is the quiet accountant Oscar Wallace who finally comes up with a way to punish Al Capone for his crimes.
To convince Capone's bookkeeper to cooperate, Malone shoots a thug — who was actually already dead — through the mouth.
Frank Nitti dresses as a police officer to gun down George and Wallace.
George and Wallace's killer scrawls the word "touchable" on the scene in blood as a warning to the Untouchables.
Capone's henchmen use bookkeeper Walter Payne as a human shield in a shoot-out with the Untouchables at Union Station.
Sharp shooter George Stone finally takes out the Bow Tie Man during the shoot-out at Union Station.
During the trial, Ness finds a matchbook with Malone's address on it in Nitti's pocket, which proves that Nitti was Malone's killer.
Nitti meets his maker after Ness pushes him off a roof as vengeance for Malone's murder.
Ness passes Malone's St. Jude medallion on to George Stone to help protect Stone while he's working the beat.
When reporters ask him what he will do if Prohibition is repealed, Ness replies that he would probably have a drink.
The film made just $10 million opening weekend and went on to gross $76 million in the U.S.
The "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" star was offered $300,000 to play the role. When Al Pacino signed on as Al Capone, Hoskins got to keep the money.
The film was nominated for four Oscars, but won just one — best supporting actor for Sean Connery.
The planned prequel, "Capone Rising" starring Nicolas Cage, never really got off the ground.
Thanks to the hard work of Ness and the Untouchables, Capone received an 11-year prison sentence in the film.
In October 1931, Capone received an 11-year prison sentence and was slapped with a $50,000 fine for his crimes.
Despite the fact that they both worked to bring down Al Capone, the real Eliot Ness and Jim Malone never actually met.