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Average of 2469 ratings: 3.9 Stars

1990 M Contains violence.

"As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster." -- Henry Hill, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1955.

When Martin Scorcese, one of the world's most skillful and respected directors, reunited with two-time Oscar-winner Robert De Niro in GoodFellas, the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. Based on the true-life best seller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared GoodFellas great. It was named 1990's best film by the New York, Los Angeles and National Society of Film Critics. And it earned six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. Robert De Niro received wide recognition for his performance as veteran criminal Jimmy "The Gent" Conway. And as the volatile Tommy DeVito, Joe Pesci walked off with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Academy Award nominee Lorraine Bracco, Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino also turned in electrifying performances. You have to see it to believe it - then watch again. GoodFellas explores the criminal life like no other movie.

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139 minutes
Warner Bros
1991 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Film: Martin Scorsese
1990 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Direction: Martin Scorsese
Fatso Top 100
Rated #79 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, English for the Hearing Impaired, Italian for the Hearing Impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded, Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
English; French; Spanish; English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1; French, Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0

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5 by vendetta

Nobody beats this director. He is a piece of work. He is well known for finding stories and bringing them to life where most directors wont even go! A must see..

5 by Sophia-Colin

This is one of the classic gangster films you must not miss. DeNiro, Pesci and especially Liotta at the hieght of their acting power.

5 by chrisgpix

My favourite movie of all time. A superb cast at the top their game, yes it's VERY violent, but what do you expect. Nothing like the Godfather films, no glamour, no horse heads in beds, no Italian... Read more

0.5 by Robbie

Not my type of movie at all. Do not enjoy watching the type of violence shown in this movie, even though it must have and does take place.

5 by Chris236

Outstanding mafia -type thriller with De Niro, Pesci and Liotta all superb. A must see film!

4 by TikipungaKid

A great movie with good performances by all the cast. It was a good look into the life of the mobsters.

5 by Tef

Great Scorsese movie with every point picked out, also liked the fact that all problems were solved and great soundtrack

4 by steadyon

A classic mafia film -it follows the life of an ordinary boy through to his involvement with the most powerful crime-family in New York. Ray Liotta is the main character but the supporting cast is a... Read more

4 by kcr

An American Gangster classic. Up there with The Godfather in the quality of production and caste. Very violent.

3.5 by flosue

Classic gangster story well professionally acted , directed and produced but just misses that extra bit to gain the top award