Gangs of New York (2002)

Studio:  Miramax Film Corp.
Director:  Martin Scorsese
Screenwriters:  Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan
Story:  Jay Cocks
Producers:  Maurizio Grimaldi, Michael Hausman, Michael Ovitz, Bob Weinstein, Rick Yorn
Director of Photography:  Michael Ballhaus
Editor:  Thelma Schoonmaker
Production Designer:  Dante Ferretti
Music:  original music by Bono (song "The Hands That Built America"), Peter Gabriel,  Howard Shore (song
    "Brooklyn Heights")
Cast:   Leonardo DiCaprio (Amsterdam Vallon)
            Daniel Day-Lewis  (William Cutting, a.k.a Bill "The Butcher")
            Cameron Diaz  ( Jenny Everdeane)
            Jim Broadbent  (William "Boss" Tweed)
            John C. Reilly  (Happy Jack)
            Henry Thomas ( Johnny Siroc)
            Liam Neeson  ("Priest" Vallon)
            Brendan Gleeson  (Walter "Monk" McGinn)
            Gary Lewis  (McGloin)
            Stephen Graham  (Shang Eddie Marsan)
            Killoran Alec McCowen  (Rev. Raleigh)
            David Hemmings  (Mr. Schermerhorn)
            Larry Gilliard Jr.  (Jimmy Spoils)
            Cara Seymour  (Hell-Cat Maggie)
            Roger Ashton-Griffiths  (P.T. Barnum)
            Peter-Hugo Daly  (One-Armed Priest)

Color, 166 minutes.


Nominated for10 Academy Awards, 2003, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Art Direction- Set Direction (Ferretti, art director) (LoSchiavo, set director), Best Cinematography (Ballhaus), Best Costume Design (Powell), Best Director (Scorsese), Best Editing (Schoonmaker), Best Music, Song (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. “The Hands That Built America"), Best Picture (Grimaldi, Weinstein)  Best Sound (Fleischman, Gearty, Sharrock), Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cocks, Zaillian, Lonergan).

American Cinema Editors, USA, 2003, Nominated, Best Edited Feature Film- Dramatic (Schoonmaker).
American Society of Cinematographers, 2003, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical (Ballhaus).

Art Directors Guild, Nominated, 2003, Excellence in Production Design for a Period or Fantasy Film (Ferretti).

BAFTA Awards, Nominated, 2003, Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music (Shore), Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects, Best Cinematography (Ballhaus), Costume Design (Powell) Editing (Schoonmaker), Best Film (Grimaldi, Weinstein), Makeup and Hair (Rocchetti, Signoretti), Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Day-Lewis), Best Production Design (Ferretti), Best Screenplay (Cocks, Zaillian, Lonergan) Best Sound.

David Lean Award for Direction, 2003, Martin Scorsese.

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 2002, Second Place, Best Actor (Lewis), Director (Scorsese), Best Picture.

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2003, Won,  Best Actor (Day-Lewis).

CFCA Award, 2003, Won, Best Actor, (Day-Lewis), Nominated, Best Cinematography (Ballhaus), Best Director (Scorsese).

DGA Award, 2003, Nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Scorsese).

FFCC Award, 2003, Won, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Director (Scorsese).

Golden Globes, 2003, Won, Best Director (Scorsese), Best Original Song (U2 music/lyrics “The Hands That Built America”), Nominated, Best Motion Picture- Drama, Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Day-Lewis), Best Supporting Actress (Diaz).

Golden Satellite Award, 2003, Won, Best Art Direction (Ferretti), Editing (Schoonmaker), Best Actor- Drama (Day-Lewis), Nominated, Cinematography (Ballhaus), Costume Design (Powell), Sound (Stockton), Visual Effects (Steinheimer, Owens, Hirsh, Alexander).

KCFCC Award, Won, 2003, Best Actor (Day-Lewis).

Sierra Award, Won, 2003, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Song (“The Hands That Built America), Best Supporting Actor (Reilly).

LAFCA Award, Won, 2003, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Production Design (Ferretti).

Golden Reel Award, Nominated, 2003, Best Sound.

NYFCC Won, 2002, Best Actor (Day-Lewis).

OFCS, Won, 2003, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Nominated, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography (Ballhaus), Costume Design (Powell), Best Director (Scorsese), Ensemble, Sound (Stockton).

PGA Golden Laurel Awards, Nominated, 2003, Motion Picture of the Year.

Screen Actors Guild Awards, Nominated, 2003, Outstanding Male Leading Actor (Day-Lewis).

Seattle Film Critics Awards, Won, 2002, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Production design (Ferretti).

SEFCA Award, Won, 2002, Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Director (Scorsese).

VES Award, Nominated 2003, Best Matte Painting, Best Supporting Visual Effects (Owens, Geier, Hirsh, Alexander).

WGA Award (Screen), Nominated, 2003, Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cocks, Zaillian, Lonergan).

Copyright (c) 2003 Jillian Brady, Undergraduate at Lehigh University.

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