The Departed is a 2006 crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson. The film is set in Boston and follows the story of two men, one a police officer (DiCaprio) and the other a member of an Irish-American criminal organization (Damon), who are both working undercover in each other's respective organizations. As they try to uncover the other's true identity, they become drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse that puts their lives at risk.
The Departed received widespread critical acclaim and was a commercial success, grossing over $290 million at the box office. The film was praised for its strong performances, particularly by DiCaprio, Damon, and Nicholson, and its twists and turns that kept audiences on the edge of their seats. The Departed won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Scorsese, and has become a classic of the crime genre. If you enjoy gritty crime dramas with complex characters and plenty of action, then you will likely enjoy The Departed.