Goodfellas Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Goodfellas

This is a true story of a young Irish-Italian boy who wanted to be a gangster. When he was young he got a job working with the Mafia and soon joined them. his movie shows his life as he grows into a well-respected 30 year old gangster, however problems occur involving drugs, his marriage, jail, and other gangsters.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

The story is about Henry Hill an Irish-Italian who came from a poor family and worked his way up in a mafia organisation. He befriends a real physco, Tommy DeVito, and marries a Jewish American, Karren.
This film takes you from 1955 to 1980. Henry starts off a 12 year old boy and finishes co-operating with the FBI in the witness protection program, 'rattng out' the people he's known most his life.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alex Panetta

Goodfellas is a true story of Henry Hill, an italin-irish wiseguy (mobster), and his life in the mob and his fall.
Great performances by Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci.
This movie shows the low-lifes, the dirty stuff in the mob, not the guys on top like the classic mafioso movie, The Godfather.
The review of this Movie prepared by Katzinskey

The movie is about Henry Hill, an Irish-Italian who gets mixed up with the mob at the age of 12, and who is in the mob for 30 years. His early life in the mob was glamorous, and full of good times. But when his two life-long friends and mafia partners (DeNiro and Pesci) kill a made man in Henry's bar, his life comes crashing down as he becomes a drug addict, goes to jail, Pesci is killed, and his boss (Paul Sorvino) and father figure is going to try to kill him as before he testifies about his mob connections. In the end, he ends up a regular nobody under the Witness Protection Agency.
The review of this Movie prepared by Nick Bisceglia

This is a movie that follows the events of a mafioso family spanning over 30 years.A few main charecters shown from childhood to the hight of their organized crime.
The review of this Movie prepared by dino

Script Analysis of Goodfellas

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 74% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals killing each other    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   frozen    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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