Director: Martin Scorsese | Genre: Crime, Drama

Released: 1990 | Runtime: 146 min

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

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Goodfellas Quotes

  • Henry Hill: You're a pistol, you're really funny. You're really funny.

    Tommy DeVito: What do you mean I'm funny?

    Henry Hill: It's funny, you know. It's a good story, it's funny, you're a funny guy.

    Tommy DeVito: what do you mean, you mean the way I talk? What?

    Henry Hill: It's just, you know. You're just funny, it's... funny, the way you tell the story and everything.

    Tommy DeVito: [it becomes quiet] Funny how? What's funny about it?

    Anthony Stabile: Tommy no, You got it all wrong.

    Tommy DeVito: Oh, oh, Anthony. He's a big boy, he knows what he said. What did ya say? Funny how?

    Henry Hill: Jus...

    Tommy DeVito: What?

    Henry Hill: Just... ya know... you're funny.

    Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little ****ed up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to ****in' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?

    Henry Hill: Just... you know, how you tell the story, what?

    Tommy DeVito: No, no, I don't know, you said it. How do I know? You said I'm funny. How the **** am I funny, what the **** is so funny about me? Tell me, tell me what's funny!

    Henry Hill: [long pause] Get the **** out of here, Tommy!

    Tommy DeVito: [everyone laughs] Ya mother****er! I almost had him, I almost had him. Y
  • Henry Hill: I swear to my ****ing mother, if you touch her again, YOU'RE DEAD.
  • Tommy DeVito: Oh I like this one... One dog goes one way, the other dog goes the other way, and this guy's sayin', Whadda ya want from me?'
  • Tommy DeVito: Just don't go busting my balls, Billy, okay?

    Billy Batts: Hey, Tommy, if I was gonna break your balls, I'd tell you to go home and get your shine box.
    [to his friends]

    Billy Batts: Now this kid, this kid was great. They, they used to call him Spitshine Tommy.
  • Henry Hill: [narrating] You know, we always called each other goodfellas. Like, you'd say to somebody: You're gonna like this guy; he's all right. He's a goodfella. He's one of us. You understand? We were goodfellas, wiseguys.
  • Henry Hill: If you're part of a crew, nobody ever tells you that they're going to kill you, doesn't happen that way. There weren't any arguments or curses like in the movies. See, your murderers come with smiles, they come as your friends, the people who've cared for you all of your life. And they always seem to come at a time that you're at your weakest and most in need of their help.
  • Karen: I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriend gave them a gun to hide. But I didn't. I got to admit the truth. It turned me on.
  • Tommy DeVito: Sure, mom, I settle down with a nice girl every night, then I'm free the next morning.
  • Henry Hill: [narrating] And then there was Jimmy Two Times, who got that nickname because he said everything twice, like:

    Jimmy Two Times: I'm gonna go get the papers, get the papers.
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