Gangs of New York Poster

Release Date: December 20th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 1st, 2003

R|2 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Amsterdam Vallon (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young Irish immigrant released from prison. He returns to the Five Points seeking revenge against his father's killer, William Cutting (Daniel Day-Lewis), a powerful anti-immigrant gang leader. He knows that revenge can only be attained by infiltrating Cutting's inner circle. Amsterdam's journey becomes a fight for personal survival and to find a place for the Irish people in 1860's New York.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Liam Neeson, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Miramax

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Rivalry, Revenge, Gritty, New York City, Murder, Dark

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Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Sound
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Cinematography
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Screenplay (Original)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)