GoodFellas

GoodFellas

  • R
  • 1990
  • 145 min
  • USA
  • biography, crime, drama
9/10

Young Henry Hill, with his friends Jimmy and Tommy, begins the climb from being a petty criminal to a gangster on the mean streets of New York.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Screenwriters: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese

Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Martin Scorsese won 1991 BAFTA Award for Best Film

Hard-hitting and stylish, GoodFellas is a gangster classic -- and arguably the high point of Martin Scorsese's career.

Director


  • Martin Scorsese
    Martin Scorsese

    American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese made the short films while he attended New York University's film school; these include "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?" (1963), "It's Not Just You, Murray!" (1964), and his most famous short of the period "The Big Shave" (1967)....

Main Cast


Crew


Producer: Irwin Winkler

Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker, James Y. Kwei

Casting: Ellen Lewis

Director Of Photography: Michael Ballhaus

Costume Design: Richard Bruno

Executive Producer: Barbara De Fina

Associate Producer: Bruce S. Pustin

Production Design: Kristi Zea, Leslie Bloom

Sound: Tom Fleischman, Skip Lievsay, James Sabat, Frank Kern, Marissa Littlefield, Fred Rosenberg

Details


Year: 1990

Runtime: 145 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Italian

Color: Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby SR

Also Known As


  • Quei bravi ragazzi (IT)
  • Buenos muchachos (AR)
  • Os Bons Companheiros (BR)
  • Les affranchis (FR)
  • GoodFellas: Drei Jahrzehnte in der Mafia (AT)
  • Guddoferozu (JP)
  • Tudo Bons Rapazes (PT)

Reviews


  • Pauline Kael (New Yorker)

    Is it a great movie? I don't think so. But it's a triumphant piece of filmmaking-journalism presented with the brio of drama. Full Review ...

  • Jay Carr (Boston Globe)

    Anti-romantic, it nevertheless sweeps us into the allure of mob glamour -- then slams us with its cost of admission.

  • Peter Bradshaw (Guardian)

    Brash and brilliant ... Full Review ...

  • David Jenkins (Little White Lies)

    Goodfellas is a terrifying film because, like much of Scorsese's best work, it is about the lives of avuncular psychopaths, and pretty-boy Liotta brilliantly encapsulates that fetid contradiction. Full Review ...