- 2 hr 24 min
Carlito's Way is a crime drama film that came out in the year 1993. It is about an ex convict who gets out of prison early. He then looks to live a quiet and clean life. Over time he is looking to save up enough money to move out of New York City and have a nice retirement. However his lawyer gets involved with the mob and needs Carlito's assistance to settle a dispute. Carlito reluctantly helps him and gets killed in the end. The movie had well known stars such as Al Pacino and Sean Penn in it. A man named Carlito is a former drug dealer who went to prison for his crimes. However, his lawyer named Kleinfeld arranges his release and he is set free. Carlito is thrilled about this and celebrates at a local club. At this same time Carlito is looking to save money so that he can move out of New York City and retire. He also looks to get back together with his girlfriend named Gail. Shortly after his release he meets up with his former acquaintances and gets involved in the drug business again. One of his former acquaintances takes him to a restaurant to make a drug deal. However he gets killed and Carlito gets into a shootout. He murders his assailants and escapes. Carlito also gets into a confrontation with another drug dealer named Benny Blanco. Carlito and his assistants take Benny to the back of the nightclub and look to kill him. However Carlito tells them to let Benny go. He makes this decision in order to avoid potential criminal prosecution and go back to prison. Meanwhile Kleinfeld is in some trouble with the mob as he stole one million dollars from them. He is ordered to help his mobster client break out of prison and asks Carlito for help. Carlito agrees and goes with Kleinfeld to help the client escape. However Kleinfeld murders the mob boss and one of his sons in retaliation for mistreatment. Carlito then figures out that Kleinfeld is no longer a lawyer and is a bit of a mobster himself. Carlito also finds out that his girlfriend is pregnant and they plan to ride a train to Miami. In the end Kleinfeld is killed by the mobsters and Carlito avoids getting killed by them himself. However his luck runs out as he is murdered by Benny Blanco.