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Gangs of New York / Miramax Films presents a Martin Scorsese picture an Alberto Grimaldi production, a Miramax Films presentation ; producers, Alberto Grimaldi, Harvey Weinstein ; screenplay writers, Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan ; director, Martin Scorsese.

Grimaldi, Alberto (Added Author). Weinstein, Harvey, 1952- (Added Author). Cocks, Jay. (Added Author). Zaillian, Steven. (Added Author). Lonergan, Kenneth. (Added Author). Scorsese, Martin. (Added Author). DiCaprio, Leonardo. (Added Author). Day-Lewis, Daniel. (Added Author). Diaz, Cameron. (Added Author). Broadbent, Jim (Added Author). Reilly, John C., 1965- (Added Author). Thomas, Henry, 1971- (Added Author). Gleeson, Brendan. (Added Author). Neeson, Liam. (Added Author). Ballhaus, Michael, 1935- (Added Author). Schoonmaker, Thelma. (Added Author). Shore, Howard. (Added Author). Powell, Sandy. (Added Author). Ferretti, Dante, 1943- (Added Author). Miramax Films. (Added Author). Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD GANGS d.1-2 (Text) 79361000096892 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC GANGS (Text) 37500004025199 Movies Available -
Morgan Co PL - Brooklyn Branch DVD GAN 10457 (Text) 78551000810457 DVD Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster RDVD GAN Adult (Text) All discs 72436000088778 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (167 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features include: 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 featurette; Costume design featurette; Theatrical trailer; Teaser trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced for widescreen televisions) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS 5.1 digital surround sound.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language tracks in English or dubbed Spanish.
Awards Note:
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").
Subject: Immigrants > Ireland > Drama.
Five Points (New York, N.Y.) > History > 19th century > Drama.
Gangs > Five Points (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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