R | | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
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10 | The most uncompromising studio picture of the 1990s.
A complex, multilayered, beautifully directed film, Martin Scorsese's Casino is a masterpiece of destruction and ...
The casino scenes were shot at the Riviera between 1:00 am and 4:am so as not to get in the way of the real gamblers. Although the casino didn't want the shoot to interrupt its business, that didn't prevent it from trying to lure more punters inside... ...
When you love someone, you've gotta trust them. There's no other way. You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point? And for a while, I believed, that's the kind of love I had.
The film takes place in the (fictional) Tangiers casino, but in one of the scenes in Robert De Niro's character's office, you can clearly see a calendar for the Riviera (the movie was primarily filmed in the Riviera.)
SPOILER: Nicky is about to finish his narration, he's cut short by the mobsters wanting to whack him.
$9,946,480 (USA) (22 November 1995)
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