R | | Crime, Drama
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.
By 1980, Sergio Leone spoke of casting Paul Newman as old David "Noodles" Aaronson and Tom Berenger as young David "Noodles" Aaronson; the role of Max going to Dustin Hoffman, William Hurt, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel or John Malkovich; Liza Minnelli would be Deborah, and Brooke Shields as young Deborah; and Claudia Cardinale would be Carol.
Where is he? Where's he hiding?
Eve: I don't know... I've been looking for him since yesterday.
Beefy: I'm gonna ask you for the last time: Where is he?
Eve: I don't know... What are you gonna do to him?
Beefy: Stay here in case that rat shows up...
During the Famous scene where the young boys are crossing the street with the Manhattan bridge in the background, the building on the right has a visible window air conditioner, something that was not available until 1932.
Joey Faye is credited as the "adorable old man."
English, Italian, French
$2,412,014 (USA) (3 June 1984)
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