Gangs of New York
    (2003, original release: 2002)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/DRAMA/GANGS
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PUBLISHED
[United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]
©2002
EDITION
Widescreen version (2.35:1)
DESCRIPTION
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
0788846361 24017, 065935148128
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Originally released as a motion picture in 2002

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

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

Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti

Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson

MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language

Also issued on VHS

DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Region 1 encoding

Closed-captioned

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")

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