R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of how Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel started Las Vegas.
As of 2018, features Harvey Keitel's only Oscar nominated performance.
You ain't gonna kill me Ben, are you?
"Bugsy" Siegel: I'm going to try very hard to forget that this ever happened.
Harry Greenberg: I owe you my life, Ben.
"Bugsy" Siegel: I'd say that's a fair assessment.
Harry Greenberg: God bless you Ben.
"Bugsy" Siegel: Bend your knees, Harry.
Harry Greenberg: Bend my knees?
"Bugsy" Siegel: When you jump from the train, ...
Harry Greenberg: ...
Virginia shoots all the ammo in Bugsy's .45 pistol; when the last round is fired the slide should stay in the "open" position rather than the "closed" position which it stays in. --This is factually one of the most common malfunctions on a semi-automatic pistol, that the slide stop fails to correctly lock the slide back on the pistol when the magazine is empty.--
The 2006 DVD features fifteen minutes of extra footage that Barry Levinson had to cut from the 1991 theatrical version.
$140,358 (USA) (15 December 1991)
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