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Release Date: September 19th, 1990

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

R|2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Frank Sivero, Tony Darrow, Mike Starr

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Dark, Revenge, Rise, Fall, Death, Gritty, 1980s, New York City, Rivalry

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Awards

Winner Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Winner Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)