The Untouchables stars Kevin Costner as government agent Eliot Ness. It also stars Robert De Niro as gang leader Al Capone and Sean Connery as Irish-American officer Jimmy Malone. The film follows Ness' autobiographical account of his efforts to bring Capone to justice during the Prohibition era.
It was praised for its realistic portrayal of the fashion, lingo and locations of the twenties.
The Untouchables was nominated for four Academy Awards, of which Connery received one for Best Supporting Actor.