About

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

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11k
Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

Nicholas Pileggi (Screenplay)
Martin Scorsese (Screenplay)

Runtime

145 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Three Decades of Life in the Mafia.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#17 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#77 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#92 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#6 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Joe Pesci

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Irwin Winkler

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Lorraine Bracco

Oscar nomination for Best Director Martin Scorsese