R | | Crime, Drama
In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
That man was right born for this.
Amsterdam Vallon: He's killed 44 men, and laid low a couple hundred more.
Boss Tweed: Is that right? We should have run him for mayor.
The movie takes place in 1863. In Congress, the 13th amendment was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, and by the House on January 31, 1865.
Miramax Films and Touchstone Pictures logos are much different and larger than the normal logos and evoke a 1930s black and white style.
Scorsese's original cut of the film was 216 minutes (3 hours & 36 minutes) long.
English, Irish, Chinese, Latin
$1,049,746 (Japan) (20 December 2002)
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