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Rating: 8.4/10 by 2473 users

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

  • Sergio Leone
  • Sergio Leone
  • Franco Ferrini
  • Leonardo Benvenuti
  • Franco Arcalli
  • Enrico Medioli
  • Ernesto Gastaldi
  • Piero De Bernardi
  • Harry Grey
Release Date: Wed, May 23, 1984

Rating: 8.4/10 by 2473 users

Alternative Title:
Once Upon A Time In America - DC - AU
Der var engang i Amerika - DK
원스 어폰 어 타임 인 아메리카 - KR
Het Gebeurde in Amerika - NL
Однажды в Америке - RU
美國往事 - TW

United States of America
Runtime: 03 hour 49 minutes
Budget: $20,000,000
Revenue: $5,300,000

Plot Keyword: life and death, corruption, street gang, rape, sadistic, lovesickness, sexual abuse, regret, prohibition, money laundering, opium, gangster, mafia boss, murder, memory, torture, new york city, brooklyn bridge, childhood friends, 1920s, 1960s, 1930s

Robert De Niro
David 'Noodles' Aaronson
James Woods
Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz
Joe Pesci
Frankie Minaldi
Treat Williams
James Conway O'Donnell
Danny Aiello
Police Chief Vincent Aiello
James Hayden
Patrick 'Patsy' Goldberg
William Forsythe
Philip 'Cockeye' Stein
Larry Rapp
'Fat' Moe Gelly
Olga Karlatos
Woman in the Puppet Theatre
Rusty Jacobs
Young Max / David Bailey
Brian Bloom
Young Patsy
Mike Monetti
Young 'Fat' Moe Gelly
Adrian Curran
Young Cockeye
Julie Cohen
Young Peggy
Clem Caserta
Al Capuano
Frank Sisto
Fred Capuano
Jerry Strivelli
Johnny Capuano
Mike Gendel
Irving Gold
Sandra Solberg
Friend of Young Deborah
Margherita Pace
Young Deborah (Double)
Louise Fletcher
Cemetery Director (uncredited)
Bruno Bilotta
Man in Puppet Theathre
Richard Foronjy
Officer Whitey
Angelo Florio
Willie the Ape
Salvatore Billa
Beefy Henchman
Scott Coffey
Bugsy's Henchman

Andres Gomez

Stereotypical Sergio Leone film with endless waitings and sight crossings. One of the performances that made Robert de Niro de actor he is and an interesting way of telling a story and the evolution of America during the years of the alcohol prohibition.

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