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Based on 18 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Rolling Stone

    Martin Scorsese scores again with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling "Wiseguy." show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Ferocious brutality is presented without commentary or judgment, yet with unmistakable moral understanding and vision. [21 September 1990, Daily Notebook p.E-1] show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Great cinema - and also a whopping good time. [19 September 1990, Life, p.1D] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    No finer film has ever been made about organized crime - not even "The Godfather." show more

  • 100
    Gene Siskel Chicago Tribune

    All of the performances are first-rate; Pesci stands out, though, with his seemingly unscripted manner. GoodFellas is easily one of the year's best films. [21 September 1990, Friday, p.C] show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Stunningly acted. [21 September 1990, The Arts, p.12] show more

  • 100
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    With patience, care, and strict attention to detail, Scorsese has staked out an impregnable position in the history of motion pictures. show more

  • 100
    Jay Scott The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    No so-called serious gangster film has ever been more fun, or less dangerous, or more intrinsically feminist, than GoodFellas. Even "I Married the Mob" was scarier. show more

  • 100
    Mr. Showbiz

    Director Martin Scorsese's spectacular, irreverent picture. show more

  • 80
    TV Guide

    Scorsese's rich tapestry is both broader in scope and more detailed than a mere recounting of the events in the trio's life of crime. show more

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