30 Years Later, ‘Goodfellas’ Still Takes Care of That Thing For Ya

The Irishman may be getting all the love lately, but the real pièce de résistance of Martin Scorsese‘s lengthy career is the 1990 mob classic, Goodfellas. Not only did the movie teach us valuable tips pertaining to relationships, business, and Italian cooking, it also taught us the most valuable life lesson we could ever need: crime pays, as long as it’s a Scorsese movie. Goodfellas took Martin Scorsese to another level as a filmmaker, not to mention the actors that became globally famous from it: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci. Every guy in America who saw this movie started to walk, talk and dress like these guys. How else do you explain the shiny, multi-buttoned suits and slicked-back hair that were so popular in the ’90s? So, in honor of its 30-year anniversary, we thought we’d put together a top 10 reasons why it’s the best Martin Scorsese film ever made. Now go home and get your shine box!

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