"Billy Bathgate" (also known as "Billy Bathgate - a scuola di gangster") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Robert Benton, and written by Tom Stoppard (screenplay), released in the USA on November 01 of 1991 , starring Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis, Steven Hill and Steve Buscemi.
In 1935, a New York kid was looking for a hero. He found Dutch Schultz.
Who directed "Billy Bathgate":
Billy Bathgate was directed by Robert Benton, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.
Before making Billy Bathgate, Robert Benton had directed Nadine, released in 1987, Places in the Heart (1984), Still of the Night (1982), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), The Late Show (1977), and Bad Company (1972). Since, he directed Nobody's Fool, released in 1994, Feast of Love (2007).
What was the release date of "Billy Bathgate":
Billy Bathgate was initally released in the United States on Friday, November 01, 1991. Other films released on Friday, November 01, 1991 are 29th Street (dir. George Gallo), Highlander II: The Quickening (dir. Russell Mulcahy), and The People Under the Stairs (dir. Wes Craven). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, January 15, 1992 in France; Thursday, February 20, 1992 in Germany; Friday, January 24, 1992 in Spain and on Thursday, April 30, 1992 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Billy Bathgate":
At the casting of Billy Bathgate we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Dick Tracy (1990) and Family Business (1989); Nicole Kidman (Flirting (1991), Days of Thunder (1990)); Loren Dean (Say Anything... (1989), Plain Clothes (1988)) [ more... ]
- Rob Kramer and John Costelloe, Mike Starr also appeared together in Last Exit to Brooklyn, released in 1989.
- Frances Conroy and Dustin Hoffman, Stanley Tucci also appeared together in The Tale of Despereaux, released in 2008.
- Kevin Corrigan and John Costelloe, Stanley Tucci also appeared together in Kiss of Death, released in 1995.
- Kevin Corrigan and Mike Starr also worked together in Goodfellas, released in 1990.
What is the Storyline of "Billy Bathgate":
Billy Behan is a poor 15-year-old kid in the 1930s Bronx. After the wealthy gangster Dutch Schultz takes him under his wing, Billy adopts the name of a neighborhood street and begins to work for the organization.
Billy is taught the ropes by Dutch's business associate Otto Berman and given menial chores. Dutch, meanwhile, is busy trying to beat a rap in court and also determine whether his partner Bo Weinberg has been betraying him. Even though he likes Bo, it is Billy who eventually helps prove that [...]
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