R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
The film was released two years after its source novel by E.L. Doctorow was published.
What do you think, Irving? Makes this cheap dago move on me, Bo Weinberg. The man who took out @Vincent Coll. The man who held Jack Diamond's ears so he could put the gun in his mouth. Who found the rackets he was to *stupid* to find for himself, ...
The film appears to show an extended period of time between Bo Weinbergs murder and Dutch Schultz death. In reality, Schultz only lived about a month longer than Weinberg.
$4,051,590 (USA) (3 November 1991)