Director: Martin Scorsese. This is a joint work of the USA, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Italy. The criminal drama budget was $ 100 million, and the fees were almost 200. The picture was watched by almost 13 million viewers. The world premiere of the film took place in December 2002. In Lower Manhattan in 1846, in the area of Five Streets, a gang of immigrants and "native" Americans clash. During the fight at the hands of Bill "The Butcher" Cutting, the leader of the "native", killed "The Priest" Vallon, the leader of the "Dead Rabbits". The young son of the deceased, Amsterdam, is sent to a correctional institution, comes out of there after 16 years. Returning to his neighborhood, he wants revenge for his father. By chance, he encounters a childhood acquaintance - Johnny Sirocco, who helps him get close to Bill. But the plan for revenge fails. After that, Amsterdam decides to collect the old Irish gangs and challenge Cutting.