GoodFellas Synopsis
An Irish-Italian hood (Ray Liotta) joins the 1950s New York Mafia.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Stunningly acted. [21 September 1990, The Arts, p.12]
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
All of the performances are first-rate; Pesci stands out, though, with his seemingly unscripted manner. GoodFellas is easily one of the...
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100

Mr. Showbiz

Director Martin Scorsese's spectacular, irreverent picture.
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100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
No so-called serious gangster film has ever been more fun, or less dangerous, or more intrinsically feminist, than GoodFellas. Even "I...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
No finer film has ever been made about organized crime - not even "The Godfather."
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100

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Great cinema - and also a whopping good time. [19 September 1990, Life, p.1D]
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Ferocious brutality is presented without commentary or judgment, yet with unmistakable moral understanding and vision. [21 September 1990,...
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100

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
With patience, care, and strict attention to detail, Scorsese has staked out an impregnable position in the history of motion pictures.
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80

Rolling Stone

Martin Scorsese scores again with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling "Wiseguy."
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80

TV Guide

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Scorsese's rich tapestry is both broader in scope and more detailed than a mere recounting of the events in the trio's life of crime.
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Great mesh up of talent...

Good Fellas

By rrose_selavy
Scorsese, gangsters, DeNiro. 'Nuf said....

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I never get tired of watching this movie!

By Pookabunny
Goodfellas appeals to our secret longing to flout the law and the government, and live the life of a gangster. Even though things always turn south for the wiseguys, we love to vicariously enjoy the...

It's called "Good"Fellas for a reason.

By roberson2013
All-Star Cast+All-Star Director=All-Star Movie. Does it honestly get any better than this? The narrator point of view from Ray Liotta got me hooked to start the movie and got me hooked all the way...

Best movie ever made

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Loved! Loved! LOVED this movie!

By movielover3000
Goodfellas is one of the best dramas i have ever seen. It is about mobs and gangsters. I totally recommend it to everybody that picks it up in a store. Its a pure classic!!!...

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Rated R | For Brutal Violence and Coarse Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Masterful but brutal gangster tale isn't for kids.
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