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15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About The Departed

Miraculously, the first film to nab Martin Scorsese a much-deserved directing Oscar, his brutal crime saga The Departed was a tough and hugely rewarding thriller. Stellar performances from Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and an Oscar-nominated turn from Mark Wahlberg, along with some jaw-dropping moments turned the film into a hit with both critics and audiences.

It's already been eight years since the release and we've assembled 15 things you might not know about the film, unless of course you're Martin Scorsese.

(Images: Rex Features, All Star)

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