Billy Bathgate Poster

Release Date: 1991

DVD Release Date: October 8th, 2002

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
In 1935, Bronx teenager Billy Behan (Loren Dean) attracts the attention of powerful mobster Dutch Schultz (Dustin Hoffman) and quickly becomes a part of his organization, growing close to Dutch's associate, Bo Weinberg (Bruce Willis). Knowing his yet-undiscovered betrayal of the gang has placed his life in jeopardy, Bo makes Billy promise to look after his girlfriend, Drew Preston (Nicole Kidman). Attracted to the beautiful woman, Billy tries to protect Drew from the murderous Dutch.

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis, Steven Hill, Steve Buscemi, Billy Jaye, John Costelloe

Director: Robert Benton

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Fall, Gripping, 1930s, Girlfriend, Murder, Love, New York City


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture