R | | Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Jimmy Conway was based on gangster Jimmy Burke, who was born James Conway.
The fuck is that?
During the "You're a funny guy" scene, set in 1963, a bottle of Crown Royal whiskey is on the table. Crown Royal wasn't sold in the US until 1965. Tommy smuggled it into the States.
A television version of the film was prepared by director Martin Scorsese, which retained a good portion of the film's graphic violence. It also retained much of the profanity, minus the F- and S-words, which were dubbed over. Scorsese did a televised introduction upon the film's network premiere.
$6,368,901 (USA) (21 September 1990)
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