Gangs of New York
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Published
[United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2003].
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen version (2.35:first).
Language
English
ISBN
0788846361
UPC
786936165371

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
General Note
Special features: U2 "The hands that built America" music video; history of the Five Points; exploring the sets of "Gangs of New York" (multi-angle); feature commentary with Martin Scorsese; set design; costume design.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Participants/Performers
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Description
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After an bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Region 1 encoding.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Awards
Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Director - Motion Picture (Martin Scorsese); Best Original Song - Motion Picture (U2 (music/lyrics) For the song "The Hands That Built America").
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Best Picture.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Actor in a Leading Role.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Art Direction.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Cinematography.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Costume Design.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Directing.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Film Editing.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Music (Original Song).
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Sound.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 2002 Writing (Original Screenplay).

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grimaldi, A., Weinstein, H., Cocks, J., Zaillian, S., Lonergan, K., Scorsese, M., DiCaprio, L., Day-Lewis, D., Diaz, C., Broadbent, J., Reilly, J. C., Thomas, H., Gleeson, B., Neeson, L., Ballhaus, M., Schoonmaker, T., Shore, H., Powell, S., & Ferretti, D. (2003). Gangs of New York (Widescreen version (2.35:first).). Miramax Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alberto. Grimaldi et al.. 2003. Gangs of New York. Miramax Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alberto. Grimaldi et al.. Gangs of New York Miramax Home Entertainment, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grimaldi, Alberto., et al. Gangs of New York Widescreen version (2.35:first)., Miramax Home Entertainment, 2003.

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