Movies about gangsters

List of the best gangster movies selected by visitors to our site: Lansky, Capone, In Order of Disappearance, Acts of Violence, The Transporter Refueled, The Trust, Rogue City, A Somewhat Gentle Man, Shadows & Lies, Victoria.

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

Lansky (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Tough guys, Old men, American Mafia
PlotOn real events, Money
StyleFor men

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.

Capone (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Old men
PlotOn real events, Money, Alligators
StyleFor men

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

In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryNorway, Denmark, Sweden
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Stockholm syndrome, Justice, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.”

Acts of Violence (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, crime
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Lifeguards, Police
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Fight, Investigation, Death
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action

When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the corrupt bureaucracy that has harmful intentions.

The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersHackers, Gangsters, Heroes, Tough guys, Fathers
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Cars
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take down a group of ruthless Russian human traffickers who also have kidnapped Frank’s father.

The Trust (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Partners
PlotRobbery, Fight, Money, Death, Hostage
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Light, Smart

A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

Rogue City (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Scammers
StyleNetflix, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.

A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
PlotDancing, Cars, Money, Loneliness, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Fancy, Black humor

After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.

Shadows & Lies (2010)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genredrama, crime
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious

The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought them together.

Victoria (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotAdventure, Bank robbery
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleInteresting, Action, Twisted plot, To cry, Atmospheric

A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

Date Night (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Thieves, Taxi drivers
PlotWeapon, Chase
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Tense

Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and Claire killed.

Project Power (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Teens, Gangsters, Mutant
PlotMartial Arts, Bank robbery, Superpowers, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceAircraft, School, Ships, Ghetto
StyleUnexpected ending

An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

Vikram Vedha (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersGangsters, Brothers
PlotSkirmishes, Cars, Fight, Investigation, Death
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.

Precious Cargo (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Chess, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the job goes down, allegiances are betrayed and lines are crossed as Jack, Karen, and Eddie face off in a fateful showdown.

Bombay Velvet (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Singers
PlotMusic, Fate
PlaceIndia, Asia, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious, Noir

An ordinary man, who goes against all odds to forge his own destiny and become a star in the glittering sky of 'Bombay,' thriving on jazz and violence.

Dom Hemingway (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotBank robbery
PlacePrison, England, France
StyleTense, Black humor, For men, Disturbing

After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.

Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, USA
PlaceNew York

A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.

Three (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersGangsters, Police

Realising that he will be defeated in no time during a police showdown, a thug shoots himself to force the cops to cease fire and take him to the hospital. In the hospital, he claims human rights to refuse immediate treatment in order to buy time for his underlings to rescue him. The detective in charge sees through his scheme but decides to play along so as to capture his whole gang once and for all.

She's Dating the Gangster (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlaceSmall cities

She’s Dating the Gangster tells the heart-wrenching tale of 17-year-old Athena Dizon and campus bad boy Kenji de los Reyes, two teenagers who begin a pretend relationship that ultimately transforms into something deeper.

ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
PlotTravel, Vacation

The story revolves around two spoiled youngsters, Jones and his cousin Korah and the turn of events during their vacation.