A New York criminal is released after five years in prison when his corrupt lawyer exploits a legal technicality. Determined to go straight, he only agrees to take part in a shady business deal at his attorney's instigation in order to discharge the debt of gratitude he owes. Despite his intentions and love for his girlfriend, Carlito finds himself relentlessly drawn back into the world he sought to escape.
Starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller
Director Brian De Palma