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.
When Nicholas Pileggi decided to write a book about Las Vegas, he researched the story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and became very interested. At first, however, Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal was not interested in Pileggi's idea to write a book about him. It was only ... ...
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.
When Nicky shoots the lady in the kitchen his arm is placed directly in the gun's aim and is not hit by an exiting slug. However, since the bullets were .22 caliber, and quite likely shorts, they likely never exited the skull.
"This is a fictional story with fictional characters adapted from a true story."
$9,946,480 (USA) (14 April 1995)
$42,438,300 (USA) (21 April 1995)
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