Gangs of New York
- Original title
Gangs of New York
- Running time
- 161 min.
- United States
Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan
John C. Reilly,
Larry Gilliard Jr.,
Co-production United States-Germany-United Kingdom-Italy; Miramax [USA]
Drama | Crime. 19th Century. Revenge. Street Gang
- Synopsis / Plot
- As waves of immigrants swell the population of New York, lawlessness and corruption thrive in lower Manhattan's Five Points section. After years of incarceration, young Irish immigrant Amsterdam Vallon (DiCaprio) returns seeking revenge against the rival gang leader (Day-Lewis) who killed his father. But Amsterdam's personal vendetta becomes part of the gang warfare that erupts as he and his fellow Irishmen fight to carve a place for themselves in their newly adopted homeland!
: Nominated for Cesar: Best Foreign Language Picture
: 10 Academy Awards nominations, including Best Editing, Song, Actor, Cinematography
: Golden Globes: Best Director and Original Song. 5 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Day-Lewis). 12 Nominations, including Best Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis). 2 Nominations
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Day-Lewis) and Production Design
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Actor (Day-Lewis). 3 Nominations
2002: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Actor (Day - Lewis)
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Performance by a Male Actor (Day-Lewis)
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