Updated: Oct 15, 2022
Plot Summary: The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
The Stanley Rubric:
Audience Score: 9.7
Recognition: Nominated for Best Picture, Director, Film Editing, Adapted Screenplay, and Supporting Actress; Won for Best Supporting Actor (Pesci); AFI #94/#92.
Best Performance: Joe Pesci
Best Scene: Do I Amuse You?/Turning States' Witness
Best Line: Henry Hill - “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.”
Most Indelible Moment: Lufthansa Heist, Pesci wacked