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Mean Streets (1973)
- Country: USA
- IMDB Rating: 7.4
- Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Release: 1973-10-14
- Director: Martin Scorsese
- Writers: Martin Scorsese (screenplay) , Mardik Martin (screenplay) , Martin Scorsese (story)
- Language: English | Italian
- Stars: Robert De Niro , Harvey Keitel , David Proval , Amy Robinson
- Runtime: 112 min
- Awards: 5 wins & 5 nominations.
- Plot: The future is set for Tony and Michael - owning a neighbourhood bar and making deals in the mean streets of New York city's Little Italy. For Charlie, the future is less clearly defined. A small-time hood, he works for his uncle, making collections and reclaiming bad debts. He's probably too nice to succeed. In love with a woman his uncle disapproves of (because of her epilepsy) and a friend of her cousin, Johnny Boy, a near psychotic whose trouble-making threatens them all - he can't reconcile opposing values. A failed attempt to escape (to Brooklyn) moves them all a step closer to a bitter, almost preordained future.