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Mean Streets (1973)

R 110 min - Drama, Crime - 2 October 1973
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An early Martin Scorcese-Robert DeNiro effort. This is an excellent portrait of small-time hoods in New York City's Little Italy where brutality, competitiveness and strong family ties of the neighborhood are revealed.Harvey Keitel plays Charlie, working his way up the ranks of a local mob. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend his family deems unsuitable because of her epilepsy. And in the starmaking role that won Best Supporting Actor Awards from the New York and National Society of Film Critics, DeNiro is Johnny Boy, a small-time gambler in big-time debt to the loan sharks.

Director:  Martin Scorsese
Stars:  Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Richard Romanus, Cesare Danova, Victor Argo, George Memmoli, Lenny Scaletta, Jean Bell, Murray Moston, David Carradine, Robert Carradine, Lois Walden, Harry Northup, Dino Seragusa, D'Mitch Davis, Peter Fain, Juli Andelman, Robert Wilder, Ken Sinclair, Jaime Alba, Ken Konstantin, Nicki "Ack" Aquilino, B. Mitchell Reed

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An early Martin Scorcese-Robert DeNiro effort. This is an excellent portrait of small-time hoods in New York City's Little Italy where brutality, competitiveness and strong family ties of the neighborhood are revealed.Harvey Keitel plays Charlie, working his way up the ranks of a local mob. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend his family deems unsuitable because of her epilepsy. And in the starmaking role that won Best Supporting Actor Awards from the New York and National Society of Film Critics, DeNiro is Johnny Boy, a small-time gambler in big-time debt to the loan sharks.



Tagline: You don't make up for your sins in church. You do it in the streets...

Genres: Drama, Crime

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Italian
Release Date:  2 October 1973

Box Office

Budget:  $500,000
Revenue:  $3,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Scorsese Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 50 min

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