“Casino” is another blockbuster movie about gangsters directed by Martin Scorsese and based on real life events. The screenplay is based on the book with same name written by Nicholas Pileggi. This movie is very similar in many senses to the “Good Fellas” movie made by Martin Scorsese few years before, and again the story of this movie is nearly 100% true. Movie says that story is “adapted from a true story”, however, the amount of real life details is outstanding.
So, what is the real Goodfellas story? This movie is based on the non-fiction book ‘Wiseguy’ by Nicholas Pileggi, who began his career as a journalist and had a profound interest in the Mafia. The real story of Goodfellas movie is almost 100% true and real people are existed in real life and most of the events have happened in real life.