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.
Kevin Pollak later thanked Martin Scorsese for "painting him into one his masterpieces."
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.
As Ginger and Nicky are talking in the garage, right after Sam's thugs beat up Lester, a set of 4 small television monitors in the background will randomly change state throughout the scene. In some shots, all 4 are on, while in others, one or none of them are on.
"This is a fictional story with fictional characters adapted from a true story."
Finnish VHS release is cut by 1 minute. Notable cuts were:
$9,946,480 26 November 1995