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Casino is a crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and released in 1995.

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Where is “Back Home” in Casino?

In the movie Casino (1995) both Sam and Nicky move to Las Vegas from "Back Home" where the bosses are. It is clear that they both started their career in in their "home" town. Which city do they ...
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Why did Nicky Santoro try to kill Sam?

It didn't make sense to me why Nicky Santoro tried to kill Sam in Casino. When Ginger asked to have him killed, Nicky says he wouldn't kill the guy, he's known him for 35 years. With everything ...
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Who are the mob stealing from in Casino?

In Casino the story revolves around the mob stealing from the Tangiers casino by skimming off the top of all money earned. In order to get away with this, they seem to have their people in place - ...
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Who are all these people killed at the end of Casino?

At the end of the movie Casino, we can see the Whacking scene where several people are killed.Alternative link It is not very clear who they are, and why the Mob Bosses ordered their killing. They ...
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Why is almost everyone who is not Italian a Jew?

Watching movies made by Martin Scorsese, Casino and Goodfellas I can't help but notice that almost everyone of any significance that is not an Italian is a Jew or Jewish. I mean even degrading ...
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Why does Ace say “You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours?”

Ace Rothstein: [voice-over] When you love someone, you've gotta trust them. There's no other way. You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point? And for a ...
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What version of Casino (1995) is the uncut version?

I cannot for the life of me find the proper uncut version of Martin Scorsese's Casino. Do you know where I can find it? The version is instantly recognizable as it has a gory close up of the pen ...
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How is Ace able to have the Tangier's eye in the sky cameras at home?

In Casino, After Ginger is thrown out of the house by Ace, he is in bed watching the cameras from the eye in the sky from the Tangiers. How can he have that connected to his house from there with 70'...
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Is the visible mannequin in the opening car bomb scene in Casino (1995) intentional, and if so why?

In the opening scene of Casino (1995), Sam Rothstein gets into his car and is blown up. In the moment of the detonation, you can clearly see that DeNiro has been replaced with a dummy. (When the scene ...
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Why did Frankie Marino kill Nicky Santoro and his brother with such confidence

I just watched the Casino (1995) and asked myself why Frankie killed Nicky and his brother so angrily with a baseball bat. Before the killing scene I thought that Frankie was loyal to Nicky. He never ...
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What's about the shirt collars in Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995)?

I recently watched Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). The director of both movies is Martin Scorsese. But I noticed something quite interesting. The shirt collars of the gangsters in both movies are ...
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Why was Sam “Ace” Rothstein spared by the bosses?

During an after trial meeting, the bosses decide to eliminate anyone involved or with knowledge of the skim in order to keep them from testifying. The car bombing wasn't authorized and Nikky was the ...