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Directed By
James DeMonaco
Written By
James DeMonaco
Release Date
October 21, 2009
1 hour, 36 minutes

Staten Island, also known as Little New York, is a 2009 American crime drama film written by directed by James DeMonaco. It was released on October 21, 2009.


After learning that his girlfriend is expecting their first child, blue-collar Sully (Ethan Hawke) decides to rob local mob boss Parmie Tarzo (Vincent D'Onofrio). Tarzo, whose campaign to save Staten Island Forest serves as a front for his illegal activities, relies on Jasper (Seymour Cassel) to make his enemies disappear. But Jasper, a deaf-mute deli worker, is growing old and wants out of his dangerous job. Sully's plan sets off a chain of events that quickly gets out of hand.


  • Ethan Hawke as Sully Halverson
  • Vincent D'Onofrio as Parmie Tarzo
  • Seymour Cassel as Jasper Sabiano
  • Julianne Nicholson as Mary Halverson
  • Adrian Martinez as Officer Rodriguez