Casino

1995
Movies or TV Shows that are Las Vegas Related in Some Way.

  Type: Movie - Color

  Genres: Mob Drama

  Length: 178 Minutes

  Release Date: November 22, 1995

  Directed By: Martin Scorsese

How it's Las Vegas Related:Set and filmed in Las Vegas and surronding area with a variety of Vegas Entertainers

Starring:
Robert De Niro as Sam (Ace) Rothstein
Sharon Stone as Ginger McKenna
Joe Pesci as Nicky Santoro
James Woods as Lester Diamond

Based on the non-fiction book by Nicholas Pileggi. Robert De Niro stars as Sam "Ace" Rothstein, a Jewish-American top gambling handicapper who is called by the Mob to oversee the day-to-day operations at the fictional Tangiers casino in Las Vegas. The story is based on Frank Rosenthal, who ran the Stardust, Fremont and the Hacienda casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago Outfit from the 1970s until the early 1980s.

Additional Information: Former Las Vegas mayor and lawyer Oscar Goodman plays himself in the movie.

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