Movies about gangsters

Movies about gangsters
List of the best gangster movies selected by visitors to our site: Scarface, Legend, The Gentlemen, The Godfather, Black Mass, Public Enemies, Reservoir Dogs, Lansky, Donnie Brasco, Capone.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50

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: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:29

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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.

Genredrama
Duration02:55

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: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09

    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
    Genredrama, crime, biography, history
    CountryUSA, Japan
    Duration02:20

    Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

    Genrecrime
    Duration01:40

    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: 6.2
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
    CountryUSA

    When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genredrama, crime, biography
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:07

    An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.

    Markimdb: 4.7
    Genredrama, crime, biography
    CountryUSA, Canada

    The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

    Markimdb: 8.5
    Genrethriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA, Hong Kong
    Duration02:31

    To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
    CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
    Duration01:40

    A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

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

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

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:49

      Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

      Markimdb: 5.9
      Genrecomedy
      CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
      Duration02:05

      A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead.

      Markimdb: 7.6
      Genredrama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:23

      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: 3.6
      Genreaction, comedy
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:43

      A ragtag group of former TV stars and comic book artists who make their living working at conventions decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:50

      The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

      Markimdb: 7.9
      Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:37

      In New York, the boys Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connelly are best friends and small time thieves. After a robbery, Rocky is arrested and sent to a reformatory school, where he begins his criminal career. Jerry escapes and later becomes a priest. After three years in prison, Rocky is released and demands the return of $100,000 deposited with his solicitor - prior to his jail term.

      Markimdb: 7.1
      Genreaction, comedy
      CountryJapan
      Duration02:06

      In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.

      Markimdb: 8.6
      Genredrama, crime
      CountryBrazil, France
      Duration02:10

        Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

        Markimdb: 5.5
        Genrefantastic, drama
        CountryJapan
        Duration01:52

        A somber paranormal thriller that offers an original, exciting variation of the tale of two men with supernatural abilities, locked in a duel to the death. A battle between a man who can control people with a stare, and the only man he cannot control. When their fate cross, the survival battle begins. The two men with inevitable fate, who will survive?

        Markimdb: 6.6
        Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
        CountryLithuania, United Kingdom
        Duration01:39

        Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genreaction, thriller, crime
        CountrySweden, Germany

        It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows rapidly to involve several gangs from Gothenburg underworld. GSI switched to try to identify a new thread which proves to be both larger and better armed than any other. The only clue is a tattoo on one of the killed gang members.

        Markimdb: 7.7
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:33

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

        Markimdb: 8.2
        Genredrama, crime
        CountryFrance, USA
        Duration02:51

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

        Markimdb: 6.3
        Genredrama, crime, biography
        CountrySpain, Bulgaria, USA
        Duration02:30

        The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.

        Markimdb: 6.7
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:53

          Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It’s enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop… except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara and Jerry Wooters who come together to try to tear Cohen’s world apart.

          Markimdb: 7.3
          Genreaction, thriller, crime
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
          Duration01:54

            When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.

            Markimdb: 7.7
            Genrethriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:57

            Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

            Markimdb: 8.5
            Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
            CountryUSA, Germany
            Duration01:46

            Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

            Markimdb: 7.5
            Genrethriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:04

            Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA

            A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genreaction, thriller, crime
            CountryUSA, China
            Duration02:21

            Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genreaction, thriller, crime
            CountryUSA, Japan
            Duration01:57

            In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send young agent Johnny Utah undercover at the beach to mix with the surfers and gather information.

            Markimdb: 7
            Genrecomedy, crime
            CountryUSA, China
            Duration02:31

            Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

            Markimdb: 8.3
            Genreaction, drama, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:51

            Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

            Markimdb: 8.7
            Genredrama, crime, biography
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:20

            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: 7.8
            Genredrama, crime, biography
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            Duration02:37

            Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Based on a true story.

            Markimdb: 7.7
            Genrethriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany
            Duration01:50

            Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

            Markimdb: 7.7
            Genreaction, drama, crime
            CountryRussia, USA
            Duration02:07

            Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers Konstantin dead and he sets out to avenge his death; a journey that leads him to Chicago and a whole new experience.

            Markimdb: 7.9
            Genredrama, crime
            CountryFrance, Italy
            Duration02:29

            Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of a group of Corsicans who enforce their rule in the prison. As the 'missions' go by, he toughens himself and wins the confidence of the Corsican group.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, biography
            CountryFrance, Canada, Italy
            Duration02:10

            The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genredrama, crime
            CountryRussia
            Duration01:50

            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: 8.2
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, biography
            CountryIndia

            A past ridden with crime, death and pain is recounted to Freddy, a juvenile criminal, who has been assigned to eliminate his estranged uncle Sulaiman, an aging patriarch, while behind bars.

            Markimdb: 8.4
            Genredrama, crime
            CountryItaly, USA
            Duration03:49

            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: 8.6
            Genrehorror, documentary
            CountryUSA
            Duration04:00

            For decades, Freddy Krueger has slashed his way through the dreams of countless youngsters, scaring up over half a billion dollars at the box office across eight terrifying, spectacular films.

            Markimdb: 5.3
            Genrethriller, drama
            CountryUSA

            A young woman newly returned to her hometown becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local townspeople—and advised by the Sheriff to leave town—Lillian decides instead to take a stand against her sociopathic stalker, and enlists the help of ex-logger Lester and his laconic young sidekick.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA, Germany
            Duration02:02

            After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun before the police and the mob find them first.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genreaction, thriller
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:11

              Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.




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