Gangs of New York (2002)
Director: Martin Scorsese
- Daniel Day-Lewis [BIll "the Butcher" Cutting]
- Lawrence Gilliard Jr. [Jimmy Spoils]
- Brendan Gleeson [Walter "Monk" McGinn]
- Stephen Graham [Shang]
- Gary Lewis [McGloin]
- Bronco McLoughlin [Assassin]
- Liam Neeson ["Priest" Vallon]
- John C. Reilly [Happy Jack Mulraney]
- The original budget was $83 million.
- It is the only Best Picture Oscar nominee that year that did not win any Academy Awards.
- The scenes where Bill the Butcher taps his glass eye and where he yells, "Whoopsie daisy!" during the knife-throwing act were both ad-libbed.
- Daniel Day-Lewis became so uncomfortable with the greasy hairstyle he wore as Bill the Butcher that he shaved his head immediately after filming completed.
- Leonardo DiCaprio accidentally broke Daniel Day-Lewis' nose while filming a fight scene. Day-Lewis continued to film the scene despite the injury.
- John C. Reilly was unsure about participating in the film when offered, but at the persuasion of friend and director Paul Thomas Anderson, a fan of Martin Scorsese himself, insisted to Reilly that he take the role. Reilly would later work again with Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio again in The Aviator (2004).
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