Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

8.62 / Rated by 5 people

229 min.
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...



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


All Titles

Once Upon a Time in America
English Original Title

Release Dates




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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