Martin Scorsese was the director of the movie "Goodfellas". Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film The film narrates the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill and his friends over a period from 1955 to 1980.
Martin Scorsese is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and DGA Awards.