Who has not seen Martin Scorcese’s blockbuster mobster film the Goodfellas? The popular classic American crime film released in the 1990s was an adaptation of Nicholas Pileggi’s non-fiction novel Wiseguy. And though the Goodfellas is known as one of the greatest crime films of its time, still there are a lot of things that people do not know about the thrilling film.
Have a closer look at the scenes behind the crime film that garnered more than $40 million dollars. Here are 40 lesser-known facts about the Goodfellas!
The director’s mom and dad appeared in the film
The director of the blockbuster crime film sure did put his heart and soul in the film. In fact, his mom and dad appeared in a cameo. His mom played Tommy’s mother during the infamous dinner scene. She played the role of an elderly Italian mother who was concerned whether her boys had eaten or not.
On the other hand, his dad played the role of Viny who put too many onions in the tomato sauce.