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.
Henry's last day as a wiseguy, was the hardest part of the film for Martin Scorsese to shoot, because he wanted to properly show Henry's state of anxiety, paranoia, and racing thoughts caused by cocaine and amphetamine intoxication, which is difficult for an actor... ...
The fuck is that?
When young Henry Hill is arrested for selling black-market cigarettes (late 1950s), the cigarette cartons have UPC barcodes. A barcode is also visible on a bottle of dish soap on the window sill as Johnny and the boys are making spaghetti in the late 1950s. The barcode was first tried in 1966, became a new industry standard in 1970, and was first scanned in 1974.
$6,368,901 (USA) (21 September 1990)
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