A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to think about climbing up through the hierarchy of the Mob. Henry, however, might be badly affected by his partners' success, but will he consider stooping low enough to bring about the downfall of Jimmy and Tommy? Written by
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John Gotti's lawyer, Bruce Cutler, was not a fan of the film, and told Newsday in 1990 that John Gotti wouldn't have liked it either, saying, "He is too intelligent to waste his time to see nonsensical movies like that." See more »
When teenage Henry is given the keys to park a "wise-guy's" Cadillac, he gets into a 1952 or 1953 model. After Henry parks it, an overhead long shot shows him getting out of a 1949 Cadillac. See more »
One of the best Mafia movies I've ever seen. This and The Godfather are
movies I must recommend if you like gangsters, wise guys, etc. This
movie is actually based on a true story. The real Henry Hill, who is
the main star of this movie, actually said it was at least 90% true. He
than said it was probably 98% accurate. This movie expresses a lot of
the gangster ways and how they really did things.
Summary: This is pretty much a biography on Henry Hill, who as a kid
always wanted to be a gangster, and he actually worked for them. It
shows how a young kid grew up helping the mafia and becoming a mobster
himself. This is a true story and really shows what being a wise guy is
Overall: Definitely a 10/10 movie. Really makes me want to be a
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