History Trivia / TheUntouchables

29th Apr '16 1:53:42 AM Freshmeat
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!!The 1959 series:

* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Ness is the pilot from ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' and the guy who hosts ''Series/UnsolvedMysteries''. He is epic in all of them.
** Robbins became both a [[Series/{{JAG}} naval aviator and lawyer]].



* HeyItsThatGuy: Recognize the alderman who presents Capone's bribe to Ness early in the film? That would be Chicago teacher/actor/improv superhero Del Close.
20th Jan '15 6:02:03 PM PaulA
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** Ness is the pilot from ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' and the guy who hosts ''UnsolvedMysteries''. He is epic in all of them.

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** Ness is the pilot from ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' and the guy who hosts ''UnsolvedMysteries''.''Series/UnsolvedMysteries''. He is epic in all of them.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Recognize the alderman who present's Capone's bribe to Ness early in the film? That would be Chicago teacher/actor/improv superhero Del Close.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Recognize the alderman who present's presents Capone's bribe to Ness early in the film? That would be Chicago teacher/actor/improv superhero Del Close.



** HarrisonFord turned down the role of Eliot Ness.
** Bob Hoskins was cast as Al Capone, but was paid a bundle of money once [=DePalma=] brought [=DeNiro=], the director's first choice all along, onboard.

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** HarrisonFord Creator/HarrisonFord turned down the role of Eliot Ness.
** Bob Hoskins Creator/BobHoskins was cast as Al Capone, but was paid a bundle of money once [=DePalma=] brought [=DeNiro=], the director's first choice all along, onboard.
26th Apr '14 1:32:36 PM DonaldthePotholer
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!!The 1959 series:

* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Ness is the pilot from ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' and the guy who hosts ''UnsolvedMysteries''. He is epic in all of them.
** Robbins became both a [[Series/{{JAG}} naval aviator and lawyer]].
21st Feb '14 1:47:31 PM m8e
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* StarMakingRole: For KevinCostner and Andy Garcia.

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* StarMakingRole: For KevinCostner Creator/KevinCostner and Andy Garcia.Creator/AndyGarcia.
22nd Jun '13 6:46:34 AM Yipeekiyay
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* FakeNationality: Sean Connery as an Irishman, Cuban-American Andy Garcia as an Italian-American (first generation).



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: HarrisonFord turned down the role of Eliot Ness.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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HarrisonFord turned down the role of Eliot Ness.Ness.
** Bob Hoskins was cast as Al Capone, but was paid a bundle of money once [=DePalma=] brought [=DeNiro=], the director's first choice all along, onboard.
5th Mar '13 12:27:22 AM maxwellsilver
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* DyeingForYourArt: [=DeNiro=] gained 30 pounds for his role as Capone, and even insisted on wearing the same clothes Capone did, right down to his silk underwear.

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* DyeingForYourArt: [=DeNiro=] gained 30 pounds for his role as Capone, and (allegedly) even insisted on wearing the same clothes Capone did, right down to his silk underwear.
20th Jan '13 8:24:02 PM PaulA
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!!The 1987 movie
17th Aug '12 9:22:19 AM Premonition45
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: HarrisonFord turned down the role of Eliot Ness.
8th Feb '12 11:43:44 AM Angeldeb82
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* DyeingForYourArt: [=DeNiro=] gained 30 pounds for his role as Capone, and even insisted on wearing the same clothes Capone did, right down to his silk underwear.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Recognize the alderman who present's Capone's bribe to Ness early in the film? That would be Chicago teacher/actor/improv superhero Del Close.


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* ThrowItIn: Costner ad-libbed the line "He's in the car," after [[spoiler:throwing Nitti off of the roof]].
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