- Original title
- Running time
- 148 min.
- United States
Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese (Novel: Nicholas Pileggi)
Robert De Niro,
Samuel L. Jackson,
Thriller. Drama | Mafia. Crime. 1970s. 1980s. Cult Movie. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- As a poor Irish-Italian growing up in 1950s New York City, Henry Hill rises through the ranks of his Brooklyn neighborhood's crime branch, and with money from the mob he begins living the good life, complete with a beautiful bride, a fancy home, and the best seats at the most exclusive restaurants. A botched robbery lands Henry in prison for a brief period of time, and when he gets released, his reckless infidelities and drug abuse damage his associations with his adopted family.
: Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Joe Pesci). 6 Nominations
: Golden Globes: 5 nom., including Best Drama, Director & Sup. Actor (Pesci)
: 5 BAFTA Awards: Including Best Film and Director. 7 Nominations
: National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor (Joe Pesci), Top Ten Films
: Venice: Silver Lion (Best Director)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Director & Actor (De Niro). 6 Nominations
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association - LAFCA: Best Film
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1990: Boston Society Film Critics Awards: Best Film, Director, Sup. Actor (Pesci)
: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated Foreign Film & F. Actor (De Niro)
: Directors Guild of America: Nominated Best Director (Scorsese)
1990: Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Film, Director, Sup. Actor (Pesci)
: New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Film, Director, Actor (De Niro)
1990: 5 Chicago Film Critics Awards, incl. Best Picture & Director
: 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 Adapted Screenplay (Long Form)
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