Academy Award-winners Robert De Niro ("Taxi Driver," "Raging Bull") and Joe Pesci ("Lethal Weapon," "My Cousin Vinny") -- Pesci won his Oscar for this role -- star in the story based on the Nicholas Pileggi's best-seller "Wiseguy." Marking the sixth collaboration between De Niro and Martin Scorsese ("Casino," "Cape Fear"), this sweeping, true story of life inside organized crime co-stars Ray Liotta ("Field of Dreams") as a half-Irish/half-Sicillian Brooklyn kid who is "adopted" by neighborhood gangsters at an early age and raised to be a faithful member of their organization. Newsweek calls this "stunning, brilliant, frequently hilarious... the performers are faultless,". Rex Reed says it's "big, rich, powerful and explosive... one of Scorsese's best films ever!," and Roger Ebert says the "final scene in this movie is one of the greatest moments of sudden realization ever seen...America's finest filmmaker at the top of his form".
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