Movies about gangsters

Movies about gangsters
List of the best gangster movies selected by visitors to our site: Scarface, Capone, The Departed, Lansky, Scarface, The Godfather, Once Upon a Time in America, The Public Enemy, Little Caesar, Brother 2.

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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: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Old men
PlotOn real events, Money, Alligators
PlaceUSA
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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:31
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Investigation, Betrayal, Chase
PlacePrison
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Fascinating

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: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Tough guys, Old men, American Mafia
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceUSA
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.

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.

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: 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: 7.2
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?

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersBrothers
PlaceUSA

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: 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: 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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Friends
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship
PlacePrison, Night Clubs
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.

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: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersGangsters, Priests
PlotFriendship
PlaceCasino, Night Clubs, New York
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

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: 8.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:34
CharactersGangsters, Neighbors
PlotOn real events, Gems
PlaceUSSR
StyleLight

Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Loneliness, Justice
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Atmospheric

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

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
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. However, a series of bombings targets his empire on the very weekend the Americans are in town. Shand is convinced there is a traitor in his organization, and sets out to eliminate the rat in typically ruthless fashion.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, FBI, Friends
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Investigation, Tennis, Undercover
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:20
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Special agents, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Chase
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersGangsters, FBI
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Hockey, Rivalry
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Twins, Brothers, Detectives
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Soccer, Investigation, Mental disorders
PlacePrison, England, London
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

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: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersMafia, Gangsters

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Friendship, First love, Funeral
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious, For men

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotMusic, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:46
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Puzzles, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

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: 7.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlotMoney
PlacePrison, France
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, For men

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: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotBank robbery, Revenge, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By comics, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

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: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56
PlotRobbery, Revolution, Political, Chase, Uprising
PlaceIreland
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Noir

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman wounded in a daring robbery.





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