Billy Bathgate
Character: Drew Preston
Directed by: Robert Benton
Written by: E.L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard
Produced by: Robert F. Colesberry, Arlene Donovan
Other cast: Dustin Hoffman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis, Steven Hill
Release date: November 1, 1991
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Running time: 1h 46min

In 1935, Bronx teenager Billy Behan attracts the attention of powerful mobster Dutch Schultz and quickly becomes a part of his organization, growing close to Dutch's associate, Bo Weinberg. Knowing his yet-undiscovered betrayal of the gang has placed his life in jeopardy, Bo makes Billy promise to look after his girlfriend, Drew Preston. Attracted to the beautiful woman, Billy tries to protect Drew from the murderous Dutch.


• A seductive look at a notorious gangster’s dazzling and decadent empire about to crumble.
• In 1935, a New York kid was looking for a hero. He found Dutch Schultz.


• Nicole Kidman is seen in this movie, in one shot, with full frontal nudity.

Character’s Quotes

• I’m not his girl, he’s my gangster.

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