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Once Upon a Time in America 8.5

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.

  Genre   Production Release
  • Drama
  • Crime
  • The Ladd Company
  • Embassy International Pictures
  • Producers Sales Organization (PSO)
  • Rafran Cinematografica
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
23 May 1984


Robert De Niro
(David 'Noodles' Aaronson)
James Woods
(Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz)
Elizabeth McGovern
(Deborah Gelly)
Joe Pesci
(Frankie Monaldi)
Tuesday Weld
Burt Young
Treat Williams
(James Conway O'Donnell)
Danny Aiello
(Police Chief Vincent Aiello)
Richard Bright
(Chicken Joe)
James Hayden
(Patrick 'Patsy' Goldberg)
William Forsythe
(Philip 'Cockeye' Stein)
Darlanne Fluegel
Olga Karlatos
(Woman in the Puppet Theatre)
Frank Gio
Jennifer Connelly
(Young Deborah)
Scott Schutzman Tiler
(Young Noodles)
Rusty Jacobs
(Young Max / David Bailey)
Brian Bloom
(Young Patsy)
James Russo
Clem Caserta
(Al Capuano)
Louise Fletcher
(The Cemetery Directress (Extended Cut))
Paul Herman
Bruno Bilotta
(Chinese Theater Spectator (uncredited))
Ray Dittrich
Richard Foronjy
(Officer Whitey)
Mario Brega
Marcia Jean Kurtz
(Max's Mother)
Salvatore Billa
(One of Beefy's Thugs (uncredited))
Scott Coffey
(Bugsy's Gang (uncredited))
Robert Harper
Karen Shallo
(Mrs. Aiello)
Joey Faye
(Adorable Old Man)
Arnon Milchan
Estelle Harris
(Peggy's Mother)