Once Upon a Time in America

This is quite possibly my favourite movie of all time. Robert De Niro and James Woods give their best career performance, alongside a very young Jennifer Connelly. Forget The Godfather. This is the real deal. Oh, and don’t even bother with the short version, grab the full-length 229 minutes epic. It is so worth it.

Release Date
February 1984
Runtime
3 h 49 min
Genres
Drama, Crime
Director
Sergio Leone
Actors
Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Tuesday Weld, Treat Williams, James Hayden, Joe Pesci, Larry Rapp, Danny Aiello, William Forsythe, Burt Young, Scott Schutzman Tiler, Rusty Jacobs, Adrian Curran, Brian Bloom, Noah Moazezi, Darlanne Fluegel, Mike Monetti, Jennifer Connelly, Clem Caserta, Frank Gio, James Russo, Richard Bright, Gerard Murphy, Margherita Pace, Frank Sisto, Mike Gendel, Jerry Strivelli, Sandra Solberg
Overview
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

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