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293 Ratings


Directed by Barry Levinson
United States, 1991
Biography, Crime


New York gangster Ben ‘Bugsy’ Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. There, the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

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Bugsy Directed by Barry Levinson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

1992 | 8 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1991 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Directors Guild of America

1992 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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