It's 1863. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way to seek vengeance on the Butcher and restore peace in the area.
- Genre: Drama, History, Crime
- Studio: Miramax, Initial Entertainment Group, Alberto Grimaldi Productions, Touchstone Pictures
- Keyword: fire, irish-american, immigrant, gang war, pickpocket, ship, gang of thieves, butcher, pig, army, rescue, gang, 19th century, american history
- Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas