Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Crime, passion and lust for power.
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.

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Cast

Robert De Niro Robert De Niro As: David 'Noodles' Aaronson
James Woods James Woods As: Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz
Elizabeth McGovern Elizabeth McGovern As: Deborah Gelly
Treat Williams Treat Williams As: James Conway O'Donnell
Tuesday Weld Tuesday Weld As: Carol
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Storyline

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.


Tagline: Crime, passion and lust for power.
Certification: 18

Details

Genres: Drama, Crime

Language: English, Français, עִבְרִית, Italiano,

Release Date: 23 May 1984

Country: US, IT

Runtime: 229m

Company Credits

Company: The Ladd Company, Embassy International Pictures, Rafran Cinematografica, PSO, Warner Bros. Pictures

Budget: $30,000,000

Revenue: $5,500,000

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Cast

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

David 'Noodles' Aaronson

James Woods

James Woods

Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz

Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern

Deborah Gelly

Treat Williams

Treat Williams

James Conway O'Donnell

Tuesday Weld

Tuesday Weld

Carol

Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci

Frankie Monaldi

Burt Young

Burt Young

Joe

James Hayden

James Hayden

Patrick 'Patsy' Goldberg

William Forsythe

William Forsythe

Philip 'Cockeye' Stein

Larry Rapp

Larry Rapp

'Fat' Moe Gelly

Amy Ryder

Amy Ryder

Peggy

Scott Schutzman Tiler

Scott Schutzman Tiler

Young Noodles

Rusty Jacobs

Rusty Jacobs

Young Max / David Bailey

Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

Young Deborah

Brian Bloom

Brian Bloom

Young Patsy

Adrian Curran

Adrian Curran

Young Cockeye

Mike Monetti

Mike Monetti

Young 'Fat' Moe Gelly

Noah Moazezi

Noah Moazezi

Dominic

James Russo

James Russo

Bugsy

Darlanne Fluegel

Darlanne Fluegel

Eve

Danny Aiello

Danny Aiello

Police Chief Vincent Aiello

Richard Bright

Richard Bright

Chicken Joe

Frank Gio

Frank Gio

Beefy

Ray Dittrich

Ray Dittrich

Trigger

Mario Brega

Mario Brega

Mandy

Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen

Young Peggy

Richard Foronjy

Richard Foronjy

Officer Whitey

Olga Karlatos

Olga Karlatos

Woman in the Puppet Theatre

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)

Paul Herman

Paul Herman

Monkey

Bruno Iannone

Bruno Iannone

Thug

Bruno Bilotta

Bruno Bilotta

Chinese Theater Spectator (uncredited)

Angelo Florio

Angelo Florio

Willie the Ape

Marcia Jean Kurtz

Marcia Jean Kurtz

Max's Mother

Gerard Murphy

Gerard Murphy

Crowning

Dutch Miller

Dutch Miller

Van Linden

Robert Harper

Robert Harper

Sharkey

Karen Shallo

Karen Shallo

Mrs. Aiello

Frankie Caserta

Frankie Caserta

Bugsy's Gang

Joey Marzella

Joey Marzella

Bugsy's Gang

Marvin Scott

Marvin Scott

Interviewer

Ann Neville

Ann Neville

Girl in Coffin

Joey Faye

Joey Faye

Adorable Old Man

Linda Ipanema

Linda Ipanema

Nurse Thompson

Tandy Cronyn

Tandy Cronyn

Reporter 1

Richard Zobel

Richard Zobel

Reporter 2

Baxter Harris

Baxter Harris

Reporter 3

Arnon Milchan

Arnon Milchan

Chauffeur

Marty Licata

Marty Licata

Cemetery Caretaker

Estelle Harris

Estelle Harris

Peggy's Mother

Gerritt Debeer

Gerritt Debeer

Drunk

Alexander Godfrey

Alexander Godfrey

Newstand Man

Cliff Cudney

Cliff Cudney

Mounted Policeman

Paul Farentino

Paul Farentino

2nd Mounted Policeman

Bruce Bahrenburg

Bruce Bahrenburg

Sgt. P. Halloran

Mort Freeman

Mort Freeman

Street Singer

Massimo Liti

Massimo Liti

Young Macrò

Jay Zeely

Jay Zeely

Foreman

Salvatore Billa

Salvatore Billa

One of Beefy's Thugs (uncredited)

Greg Anthony

Greg Anthony

Bar Room Patron (uncredited)

Scott Coffey

Scott Coffey

Bugsy's Gang (uncredited)

Marco Stefanelli

Marco Stefanelli

Bugsy's Gang (uncredited)

Matteo Cafiso

Matteo Cafiso

Boy in Park (uncredited)

Nunzio Giuliani

Nunzio Giuliani

Speakeasy Drum Player (uncredited)

Nelson Camp

Nelson Camp

Newspaper Salesman (uncredited)

Dario Iori

Dario Iori

Speakeasy Banjo Player (uncredited)

Ole Jorgensen

Ole Jorgensen

Speakeasy Percussionist (uncredited)

Francesca Leone

Francesca Leone

David Bailey's Girlfriend (uncredited)

Chuck Low

Chuck Low

Deborah Gelly's Father (uncredited)

Ron Nummi

Ron Nummi

Waiter (uncredited)

Ryan Paris

Ryan Paris

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)

Nicola Roberto

Nicola Roberto

Speakeasy Trumpet Player (uncredited)

Gianni Sanjust

Gianni Sanjust

Speakeasy Clarinet Player (uncredited)

Alex Serra

Alex Serra

Speakeasy Vocalist (uncredited)

Susan Spafford

Susan Spafford

Nurse (uncredited)

Mark Frazer

Mark Frazer

Pimp (uncredited)

Maria Pia Monicelli

Maria Pia Monicelli

Prostitute (uncredited)

Claudio Mancini

Claudio Mancini

Syndacalist (uncredited)

Rossana Canghiari

Rossana Canghiari

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)

Directed By

Sergio Leone

Sergio Leone

Director

Dennis T. Benatar

Dennis T. Benatar

Assistant Director

Philippe Landoulsi

Philippe Landoulsi

Assistant Director

Luca Morsella

Luca Morsella

Assistant Director

Fabrizio Sergenti Castellani

Fabrizio Sergenti Castellani

First Assistant Director

Amy Wells

Amy Wells

Assistant Director

Writing Credits

Production Crew

Claudio Mancini

Claudio Mancini

Executive Producer

Joy Todd

Joy Todd

Casting

Arnon Milchan

Arnon Milchan

Producer

Cis Corman

Cis Corman

Casting

Fred C. Caruso

Fred C. Caruso

Executive In Charge Of Production

Mario Cotone

Mario Cotone

Production Supervisor

Walter Massi

Walter Massi

Unit Manager

Ginette Hardy

Ginette Hardy

Production Manager

Sylvie Bourque

Sylvie Bourque

Extras Casting

Flo Gallant

Flo Gallant

Extras Casting

Pierre Laberge

Pierre Laberge

Location Manager

Robert Rothbard

Robert Rothbard

Location Manager

Attilio Viti

Attilio Viti

Location Manager

Francesca Alatri

Francesca Alatri

Production Secretary

Robert Benmussa

Robert Benmussa

Consulting Producer

Dominique Bruballa

Dominique Bruballa

Accountant

Fausto Capozzi

Fausto Capozzi

Accountant

Maurizio Cusano

Maurizio Cusano

Production Assistant

Diana Di Michele

Diana Di Michele

Accountant

Lucie Drolet

Lucie Drolet

Accountant

Gail Kearns

Gail Kearns

Production Coordinator

Antonio Palombi

Antonio Palombi

Production Assistant

Sergio Rosa

Sergio Rosa

Accountant

Pietro Sassaroli

Pietro Sassaroli

Production Assistant

Jennifer W. Shore

Jennifer W. Shore

Production Secretary

Eric P. Steckler

Eric P. Steckler

Production Assistant

Reuben Gonzalez

Reuben Gonzalez

Production Assistant

Simona Patitucci

Simona Patitucci

Production Assistant

Danièle Rohrbach

Danièle Rohrbach

Production Coordinator

Edited By

Nino Baragli

Nino Baragli

Editor

Alessandro Baragli

Alessandro Baragli

Assistant Editor

Patrizia Ceresani

Patrizia Ceresani

Assistant Editor

Ornella Chistolini

Ornella Chistolini

Assistant Editor

Lizi Gelber

Lizi Gelber

Assistant Editor

Zach Staenberg

Zach Staenberg

Additional Editor

Elvira Tonini

Elvira Tonini

First Assistant Editor

Giorgio Venturoli

Giorgio Venturoli

Assistant Editor

J. Kathleen Gibson

J. Kathleen Gibson

First Assistant Editor

Howard Heard

Howard Heard

Assistant Editor

Costume and Makeup

Gabriella Pescucci

Gabriella Pescucci

Costume Design

Vincenzo Cardella

Vincenzo Cardella

Hairstylist

Maria Teresa Corridoni

Maria Teresa Corridoni

Hairstylist

Renata Magnanti

Renata Magnanti

Hairstylist

Randy Coronato

Randy Coronato

Hairstylist

Randy Coronato

Randy Coronato

Makeup Artist

Nilo Jacoponi

Nilo Jacoponi

Makeup Artist

Manlio Rocchetti

Manlio Rocchetti

Makeup Artist

Gino Zamprioli

Gino Zamprioli

Makeup Artist

Henry R. Dwork

Henry R. Dwork

Makeup Artist

Giancarlo De Leonardis

Giancarlo De Leonardis

Hairstylist

Helen P. Butler

Helen P. Butler

Costumer

Marina Frassine

Marina Frassine

Assistant Costume Designer

Dougie Hawkes

Dougie Hawkes

Costumer

Raffaella Leone

Raffaella Leone

Assistant Costume Designer

Sound

Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone

Original Music Composer

Fabio Ancillai

Fabio Ancillai

Boom Operator

Italo Cameracanna

Italo Cameracanna

Foley Artist

Italo Cameracanna

Italo Cameracanna

Sound Effects Editor

Fernando Caso

Fernando Caso

Sound Effects Editor

Bruno Charier

Bruno Charier

Boom Operator

Enzo Diliberto

Enzo Diliberto

Foley Artist

Alvaro Gramigna

Alvaro Gramigna

Foley Artist

Fabio Palmisano

Fabio Palmisano

ADR Editor

Daniele Quadroli

Daniele Quadroli

Sound Effects Editor

Massimo Rinchiusi

Massimo Rinchiusi

ADR Editor

Jean-Pierre Ruh

Jean-Pierre Ruh

Sound Engineer

Jacques Thomas-Gérard

Jacques Thomas-Gérard

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Luigi Porto

Luigi Porto

Sound Assistant

Elliot Tyson

Elliot Tyson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Edda Dell'Orso

Edda Dell'Orso

Vocals

Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone

Music Director

Gheorghe Zamfir

Gheorghe Zamfir

Musician

Pierluigi Pietroniro

Pierluigi Pietroniro

Musician

Chris David

Chris David

Dolby Consultant

Visual Effects

Not currently known.

Camera

Carlo Tafani

Carlo Tafani

Camera Operator

Tonino Delli Colli

Tonino Delli Colli

Director of Photography

Steve Baker

Steve Baker

Key Grip

Sandro Battaglia

Sandro Battaglia

Assistant Camera

Rodney Bauer

Rodney Bauer

Grip

Elio Bosi

Elio Bosi

Grip

Augusto Diamanti

Augusto Diamanti

Key Grip

Amato Gabotti

Amato Gabotti

Grip

Normand Guy

Normand Guy

Key Grip

Crescenzo G.P. Notarile

Crescenzo G.P. Notarile

Assistant Camera

Angelo Novi

Angelo Novi

Still Photographer

Antonio Scaramuzza

Antonio Scaramuzza

Assistant Camera

Kurt Thompson

Kurt Thompson

Dolly Grip

Eraldo Barbona

Eraldo Barbona

Grip

Lighting

Art Department

Giovanni Natalucci

Giovanni Natalucci

Production Design

Carlo Simi

Carlo Simi

Art Direction

James T. Singelis

James T. Singelis

Art Direction

Bruno Cesari

Bruno Cesari

Set Decoration

Osvaldo Desideri

Osvaldo Desideri

Set Decoration

Gretchen Rau

Gretchen Rau

Set Decoration

Ronald Fauteux

Ronald Fauteux

Props

Gianni Fiumi

Gianni Fiumi

Property Master

Alain Giguère

Alain Giguère

Painter

Nello Giorgetti

Nello Giorgetti

Swing

Steven Kirshoff

Steven Kirshoff

Props

Walter Klymkiw

Walter Klymkiw

Head Carpenter

Joey Litto

Joey Litto

Construction Coordinator

Tullio Lullo

Tullio Lullo

Construction Coordinator

Roberto Magagnini

Roberto Magagnini

Props

Claude Simard

Claude Simard

Head Carpenter

Martin Cats

Martin Cats

Props

Dan Mahoney

Dan Mahoney

Construction Grip

Kathy Wolf

Kathy Wolf

Painter

Other Crew

Gabe Videla

Gabe Videla

Special Effects

Danilo Bollettini

Danilo Bollettini

Special Effects

Giovanni Corridori

Giovanni Corridori

Special Effects

Stuart Kaminsky

Stuart Kaminsky

Additional Dialogue

Louis Craig

Louis Craig

Special Effects Assistant

André Laperrière

André Laperrière

Special Effects Technician

Steve Lombardi

Steve Lombardi

Special Effects Coordinator

Olivier Zenenski

Olivier Zenenski

Special Effects Assistant

Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell

Special Effects

Benito Stefanelli

Benito Stefanelli

Stunt Coordinator

James Giblin

James Giblin

Transportation Captain

Patrick Hogan

Patrick Hogan

Transportation Captain

Bobby Marsh

Bobby Marsh

Driver

Bruce Bahrenburg

Bruce Bahrenburg

Unit Publicist

Eugene Rizzo

Eugene Rizzo

Unit Publicist

Hedy Martinelli

Hedy Martinelli

Thanks

Jacques Godbout

Jacques Godbout

Special Effects

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