Overall Rank: 5340
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 70
Theatrical Release Date: 12/13/1991
Genre: Biography, Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Barry Levinson
Actors: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna
Plot: The true story of the infamous mobster, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, focusing on his relationship with Virginia Hill.
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Indyfreak - wrote on 07/03/2019
Warren Beatty channels his inner Al Pacino as the mercurial mobster Bugsy Siegel who helped build Las Vegas while romancing the lovely if wily Virginia Hill. Beatty is a lot of fun to watch as Siegel who's often volatile and arrogant but is given enough quieter moments to flesh out his character. Sometimes it's quite funny but then switches to serious quickly. Levinson's direction is glossy and refined, giving the movie a New Hollywood look that Coppola and Scorsese would approve.
sapien - wrote on 12/02/2011
I just remember thinking that it was an alright movie. No big whoop.
Full Movie Reviews
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/03/2008
Infamous 1940's gangster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Warren Beatty) has been in and out of trouble with cops and his family over the years. Now, he has left them for a woman named Virginia Hill (Annette Benning).
"Hill" slowly warms up to the mobster, who decides to move to California to pursue her and dreams of becoming an actor. Even though he is trying to improve his life, he is still an ill-tempered mobster who wants to use his new connections to assassinate Mousilini. However, when the dictator is killed, he eventually sets his eyes on a piece of Nevada desert to build a casino.
The movie focuses mainly on the fairly rocky relationship between Seigel and Hill. However, sprinkled through the movie are scenes which remind us of Seigel's criminal nature. We see Seigel go from a …
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