Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
|Jewish childhood friends become gangsters in 1900s new york, short version.|
Editor's NoteTwo boyhood friends grow up to become the kingpins of a prohibition-era criminal empire until their own greed and ambition cause their downfall. Based on Larry Grey's novel, "The Hoods."
Cast & Crew
|Robert De Niro|
|Ennio Morricone - Composer|
|Sergio Leone - Director|
Plot SummarySergio Leone's epic film chronicles the lives and loves of a quintet of Jewish mobsters from New York. Beginning with their boyhood in the 1920's, the film covers the story from the point of view of the aging troupe's clever ringleader, Noodles. He recounts the tale of a life filled with brutality and violence. And clearly he's still got some plans up his sleeve...