Gangs of New York

Released Date
December 20, 2002
Distributor
Miramax
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$100,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$77,812,000 + $115,960,504 = $193,772,504
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Leonardo DiCaprio

as Amsterdam Vallon

50
Cameron Diaz

as Jenny Everdeane

70
Liam Neeson

as Prince Vallon

57
John C. Reilly

as Happy Jack Mulraney

65
Daniel Day-Lewis

as Bill the Butcher

51
Henry Thomas

as Johnny Sirocco

67
Brendan Gleeson

as Walter

73
Jim Broadbent

as William

49
Stephen Graham

as Shang

51
Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

as Jimmy Spoils

54
Eddie Marsan

as Killoran

1941-2003
David Hemmings

as John F. Schermerhorn

59
Cara Seymour

as Hell-Cat Maggie

About Gangs of New York

In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

About

Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film takes place in 1863 and follows Amsterdam Vallon who has returned from jail and seeks revenge on his father's killer, Bill the Butcher. The film was inspired by the 1927 non-fiction book The Gangs of New York by Herbert Asbury. 

Trivia

Many of the gangs mentioned in the film were real-life NYC gangs. Martin Scorsese makes a cameo in the film as a wealthy man.