The film's screenplay is based on the true story of Henry Hill. The film was nominated for 6 Oscars, including best film, but won one for best supporting actor (Pesci). The film is known as one of the greatest crime films, including The Godfather and Scarface. Henry Hill (Liotta) has wanted to join the mafia from an early age. He starts out as an errand boy and over the years he gets bigger and bigger jobs. He falls under the care of Jimmy Conway (De Niro), an old hand in the business. Henry makes a lot of money and everything goes smoothly. After a few years, Henry finds out that Jimmy has some business outside of the mafia and he finds that he also has to take care of himself a bit if he wants to survive in the harsh mafia world. A number of actors from this film later play important roles in the mafia series The Sopranos (1999-2007). Disc 1 newly remastered. Audio commentary by: Cast and crew Cop and Crook "
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