Movies about crime bosses

Movies about crime bosses
List of the best films about crime bosses according to the audience: Blind Man's Bluff, Bummer, High Security Vacation, Brother, Once Upon a Time in America, The Public Enemy, The Gentlemen, Gangs of New York, Riphagen the Untouchable, Russian Raid.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:51
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotPads, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, Laboratory
StyleBlack humor, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie stars in the film, but you will not be able to recognize them immediately since they are all in disguise.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Police, Friends
PlotLove, Robbery, Cars, Fight, Relationship
PlaceVillage, Russia, Moscow, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Smart, Serious, For men

Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face in the wasteland of small-town Russia. A critique of the policies of Boris Yeltsin, it depicted the economic crisis that followed Russia's transition towards a free market economy, and with it, a lost generation, with no job security, who are pushed into a world of crime and rebellion. Despite a modest budget of US$700,000, and a limited cinematic release, it became a national hit in Russia as well its soundtrack, popularized by 'Seryoga's' (Серёга) music video "Чёрный Бумер" ("Black Bummer"). Both the film and its soundtrack have won awards, including the prestigious Golden Aries from the Russian Guild of Film critics.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:53
PlotAdventure, Prison Break, Parenting
PlacePrison, Russia, Summer camp, Lake
StyleLight

Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison gang culture and covered with tattoos. Evgeni Koltsov is a former police officer unjustly imprisoned and destined for a death sentence from the other inmates if he stays in prison.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, crime
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers, Brothers
PlotFriendship
PlaceVillage, Russia, USSR, St. Petersburg, Kazakhstan
StylePopular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, USA
Duration03:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Friends
PlotAdventure, Justice

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Serious

Two young Chicago hoodlums, Tom Powers and Matt Doyle, rise up from their poverty-stricken slum life to become petty thieves, bootleggers and cold-blooded killers. But with street notoriety and newfound wealth, the duo feels the heat from the cops and rival gangsters both. Despite his ruthless criminal reputation, Tom tries to remain connected to his family, however, gang warfare and the need for revenge eventually pull him away.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGangsters, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotRobbery, Money
StylePopular, Exciting, For men, Worth watching

American expat Mickey Pearson has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy
Duration02:47
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Chase
PlaceUSA, New York
Time19th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

It's 1863. America was born in the streets. 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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryNetherlands
CharactersHeroes, Jews, Military, Scammers
PlotOn real events, Death, Political
TimeWorld War II
StyleSerious

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1944, during World War II. Andries Riphagen, a powerful underworld boss, has made his fortune by putting his many criminal talents at the service of the Nazi occupiers. But the long battle is about to end and the freedom fighters, who have been persecuted and murdered for years, are abandoning their hideouts to mercilessly hunt down those who have collaborated with the killers.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, crime
CountryRussia
CharactersSpecial Forces
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting

Nikita, a former Russian Spetsnaz operative, is hired to neutralize the large private security force at a local factory so that his shady employer can extort the business from the factory owner. But Nikita and his group of highly trained fighters get more than they bargained for when it turns out the factory is actually owned by a dangerous warlord connected to the Russian military. By the time the 'hostile takeover' is complete, Nikita reveals that he has orchestrated his own secret mission to take personal revenge on the most dangerous man in Russia.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:56
CharactersSpy, Special Forces, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Hostage, Conspiracies, Sects, Rivalry
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse—where the predators become the prey.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Family, Lovers
PlotSkirmishes, Money, Drug addict, Weapon, Success
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeachers, Hired assassins, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Fight, Death, Chase
PlaceCemetery, USA

Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out his mentor and close friend Harry, Bishop is anything but detached.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:51
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, FBI
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Poker
PlaceUSA, Casino
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart, Tense

The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.

Duration02:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlotLife, Family life
StylePopular, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotRobbery, Racing, Adventure, Chase
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Gloomy

A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lovers
PlotObsession, Rivalry
PlaceChicago, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersCowboys, Lifeguards, Heroes, Hunters, Partners
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Slavery
PlaceWild West, Mansions, USA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Epic, Serious

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Criminals, Bartenders
PlotBlackmail
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Smart

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Accountant
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, Chicago
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most honorable one on the force. He asks Malone to help him get Capone, but Malone warns him that if he goes after Capone, he is going to war.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, The escape
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:15
CharactersGangsters, Artists
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Fight
PlaceSchool, China
StyleTwisted plot, Beautiful landscapes, For men

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Police, FBI
PlotDrug addict, Friendship
PlaceCourt, Night Clubs
StyleHeavy, Tense, Epic, Disturbing

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersDogs, Hackers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police
PlotLove, Dancing, Skirmishes, Wedding, Motorcycles
PlaceParty
StyleUnexpected ending

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersGangsters

A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?

Duration02:11
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Warriors, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Death, Mystery, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, For men

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader, who has sworn to win Luke over to the dark side of the Force.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersHired assassins, Cowboys, Hunters, Captives, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Snow, Pads
PlaceWild West, Mountains, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters
PlotRobbery
StyleFor men

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Geniuses, Thieves, Musicians
PlotLove, Robbery, Racing, Dancing, Bank robbery
PlacePrison
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersCIA, Killers, Criminals, Warriors
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Multi-part
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.





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