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GoodFellas Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
September 4, 2004
the film that Scorsese was born to make, and will be forever cited among Oscar's most glaring omissions
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 30, 2004
Proves that not even crooks can do whatever they want-everybody is accountable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com
August 20, 2004
One of the most perfect movies ever made.
| Original Score: 4/4
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian
May 16, 2004
Goodfellas is the movie that sees most directly into the heart of the mob.

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Scorsese's rich tapestry is both broader in scope and more detailed than a mere recounting of the events in the trio's life of crime.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 25, 2003
O filme traz a câmera ágil de Scorsese e a edição eficiente de Thelma Schoonmaker, além de excelentes atuações por parte de todo o elenco - em especial de Joe Pesci, assustador como o cruel Tommy.
| Original Score: 5/5
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
June 7, 2003
A highly disturbing but mesmerising look at the joys and dangers of life in the mob. One of Scorsese's best.
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 21, 2003
Goodfellas looks and sounds as if it must be absolutely authentic.
Steven Snyder
Greater Milwaukee Today
December 12, 2002
One of the very best gangster films ever made and a prime example of why Scorsese at his best is irresistible.
| Original Score: 5/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
A gripping masterpiece that's pure enjoyment from start to end.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jon Lap
Apollo Guide
October 30, 2001
Scorsese brilliantly juxtaposes scenes of family greatness with those of bleak criminal action. The performances are superb examples of action, delivery, and nuance.
Full Review | Original Score: 95/100
Neil Smith
BBC.com
April 17, 2001
Goodfellas is a tour de force that brilliantly evokes both the seductive glamour and moral degradation of organised crime.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
It is, in a word, brilliant.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
No finer film has ever been made about organized crime.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
John Hartl
Seattle Times
January 1, 2000
GoodFellas is an appalling masterpiece of the kind that, along with New York's current well-publicized troubles, is likely to give pause to anyone planning to make a trip to the city.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The performances by everyone are stunning, standout.
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
It is not a coincidence that Scorsese's three masterpieces all star Robert De Niro.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
This is the best mob movie ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com
January 1, 2000
An expert blend of narration, period music, and dynamic tableaux creating an energetic, darkly funny, and unforgettable portrait of life among the Mob's bottom feeders
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Warner Bros.' GoodFellas (1990) is director Martin Scorsese's stylistic masterpiece - a follow-up film...
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