Mean Streets

Mean Streets

  • R
  • 1973
  • 110 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, thriller

A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Screenwriters: Martin Scorsese, Mardik Martin

Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval

Mean Streets is a powerful tale of urban sin and guilt that marks Scorsese's arrival as an important cinematic voice and features electrifying performances from Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro.


  • 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)....

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Producer: Martin Scorsese, Jonathan T. Taplin

Editor: Sidney Levin

Director Of Photography: Kent L. Wakeford

Original Music Composer: Eric Clapton

Executive Producer: E. Lee Perry


Tagline: Go to church on Sunday. Go to hell on Monday.

Genres: crime, drama, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: street gang, new york city, gangster, little italy, friendship, organized crime, italian american


Year: 1973

Runtime: 110 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Italian

Color: Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Mono