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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)


Rated by 5 people

Plot  Note: The film is presented in non-chronological order, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and the film is largely told through flashbacks from the viewpoint of one person.

David "Noodles" Aaronson (Scott Tiler) struggles as a street kid in the Jewish ghetto on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, in 1920. His gang, consisting of Patrick "Patsy" Goldberg (Brian Bloom), Phillip "Cockeye" Stein (Adrian Curran), and little Dominic work for an older boy named Bugsy (James Russo) until they meet Max Bercovicz (Rusty Jacobs) who convinces them that they should form their own operation. The boys establish a suitcase money fund, which they hide in a locker at a train station, giving the key to Fat Moe Gelly (Mike Monetti), a reliable friend who's not part of the operation. Noodles is in love with Deborah (Jennifer Connelly), Fat Moe's sister, who aspires to be a dancer and actress. One day Bugsy attacks the boys and Little Dominic is shot and killed. In a rage, Noodles stabs Bugsy and a police...


Sergio Leone


Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
James Woods
James Woods
Elizabeth McGovern
Treat Williams
Jimmy O'Donnell
Tuesday Weld
Burt Young
Joe Pesci
Danny Aiello
Police Chief Aiello
William Forsythe
Richard Bright
Chicken Joe
Rusty Jacobs
Young Max/David
Brian Bloom
Young Patsy
James Russo
Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
Young Deborah
Darlanne Fluegel


Release Dates


  Barton Fink rated Once Upon a Time in America (1984) with 9.0 stars / 05.10.2016

  emine nur rated Once Upon a Time in America (1984) with 9.0 stars / 26.02.2016

  brktsc rated Once Upon a Time in America (1984) with 7.0 stars / 14.10.2014

  Bultan rated Once Upon a Time in America (1984) with 8.0 stars / 07.08.2014

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