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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Crime, passion and lust for power.
May 23, 1984 3h 49m
8.4
2511 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title Once Upon a Time in America
Companies The Ladd Company, Embassy International Pictures, Producers Sales Organization (PSO), Rafran Cinematografica, St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Commission
Countries United States of America, Italy
Keywords life and death, corruption, street gang, rape, sadistic, lovesickness, sexual abuse, regret, prohibition era, money laundering, opium, gangster, mafia boss, murder, memory, torture, new york city, brooklyn bridge, childhood friends, 1920s, 1960s, 1930s
Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

David 'Noodles' Aaronson
James Woods

James Woods

Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz
Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci

Frankie Minaldi
Treat Williams

Treat Williams

James Conway O'Donnell
Danny Aiello

Danny Aiello

Police Chief Vincent Aiello
James Hayden

James Hayden

Patrick 'Patsy' Goldberg
William Forsythe

William Forsythe

Philip 'Cockeye' Stein
Larry Rapp

Larry Rapp

'Fat' Moe Gelly
Olga Karlatos

Olga Karlatos

Woman in the Puppet Theatre
Rusty Jacobs

Rusty Jacobs

Young Max / David Bailey
Brian Bloom

Brian Bloom

Young Patsy
Mike Monetti

Mike Monetti

Young 'Fat' Moe Gelly
Adrian Curran

Adrian Curran

Young Cockeye
Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen

Young Peggy
Clem Caserta

Clem Caserta

Al Capuano
Frank Sisto

Frank Sisto

Fred Capuano
Jerry Strivelli

Jerry Strivelli

Johnny Capuano
Mike Gendel

Mike Gendel

Irving Gold
Sandra Solberg

Sandra Solberg

Friend of Young Deborah
Margherita Pace

Margherita Pace

Young Deborah (Double)
Louise Fletcher

Louise Fletcher

Cemetery Director (uncredited)
Bruno Bilotta

Bruno Bilotta

Man in Puppet Theathre
Richard Foronjy

Richard Foronjy

Officer Whitey
Angelo Florio

Angelo Florio

Willie the Ape
Salvatore Billa

Salvatore Billa

Beefy Henchman
Scott Coffey

Scott Coffey

Bugsy's Henchman