Bugsy Poster

Release Date: December 4th, 1991

DVD Release Date: January 26th, 1999

R|2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
New York mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Warren Beatty) leaves New York City to dip into the glamour of Hollywood, Calif., and to build up syndicate gambling rackets. Bowled over by actress Virginia Hill (Annette Bening), the dapper Siegel courts her, despite having a wife and children. Obsessed with creating a gambling haven, Siegel takes racketeering to the Nevada desert and helps develop Las Vegas, only to find himself in deep water over his reckless construction of the Flamingo Hotel.

Cast: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna, Bebe Neuwirth, Wendy Phillips

Director: Barry Levinson

Genres: Crime drama, Biography

Production Co: TriStar Pictures, Baltimore Pictures

Keywords: Cheeky, Rise, Hotel, Spirited, Daughter, 1940s, Love, Pursuit

Awards

Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Winner Costume Design
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture