30 Essential Movies | Goodfellas
Martin Scorcesse makes our list once again with Goodfellas. Based on the non-fiction book Wise Guys, it follows the life the Henry Hill, an Irish-American who dreams of being a gangster growing up in Brooklyn. Eventually he earns his way into the mafia, and works his way up through the ranks. Heavily involved in the drug trade he makes more money than he could dream of. Using his own product ends up landing him in a situation he never imagined… living out his days an average Joe. Nominated for 6 Oscars, winning one, Goodfellas is creme de la creme in the mob movie genre. Plus, it’s a Top 10 for the most f-bombs dropped in a single movie.