Movies about gangsters

List of the best gangster movies selected by visitors to our site: I Care a Lot, Project Power, Honest Thief, Capone, Vampires vs. the Bronx, Rogue City, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, The Kitchen, The Irishman, Motherless Brooklyn
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
I Care a Lot (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersLawyers, Scammers, Gangsters, Judge, Drivers
PlotCheating, Skirmishes, Abduction
PlaceHospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.

Project Power (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Superhero, Dogs, Teachers, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Giants, Mutant, Teens
PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Money, Power, Bank robbery, Fight
PlaceSchool, Ships, Aircraft, 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.

Honest Thief (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters
PlotLove
StyleTense, Disturbing

A bank robber tries to turn himself in because he's falling in love and wants to live an honest life...but when he realizes the Feds are more corrupt than him, he must fight back to clear his name.

Capone (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersGangsters
PlotMoney, On real events

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

Vampires vs. the Bronx (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Vampire, Friends, Gangsters
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit, Fight
PlaceNew York
StyleDepressive

Three gutsy kids from a rapidly gentrifying Bronx neighborhood stumble upon a sinister plot to suck all the life from their beloved community.

Rogue City (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersMafia, Scammers, Gangsters, Snipers
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Netflix

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.

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDetectives, Maniacs, Criminals, Serial killers, Gangsters, Mafia, Dogs
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Motorcycles, Funeral, Chase, On real events
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

The Kitchen (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotMoney, Weapon, Power
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleDisturbing

After a group of Irish mobsters in Hell's Kitchen are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place—and do as good of a job, if not better.

The Irishman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Gangsters, Mafia, Hired assassins, Lawyers, Drivers, Old man
PlotWar, Death, Weapon, Cancer, Divorce, Dancing, Money, Travel
PlaceHotels, Prison, Court, Aircraft, Casino
TimeNew Year

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Cats, Orphans, Taxi drivers
PlotPolitical, Obsession, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue, Weapon, Money
PlaceNew York, Beach, Ghetto
StyleNoir

Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums of Brooklyn to the gilded halls of New York's power brokers.

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Once Upon a Time in London (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecrime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals
PlaceEngland, London
StyleDisturbing

Billy Hill and Jack 'Spot' Comer were among the most notorious criminals in London up until the 1950s. Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer (Terry Stone), ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON charts the legendary rise and fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted until the mid-fifties and which paved the way for the notorious Kray Twins and The Richardsons. This is the story of their rise and fall.

The Gentlemen (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Criminals
PlotMoney

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.

In the Arms of an Assassin (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Gangsters
PlotPursuit, Weapon
StyleTouching, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

Victor (William Levy) is one of the world’s most handsome men, but he has a deep secret – he is a cold blooded assassin. Smooth talking and seductive, Victor was raised to do one thing only, which is to kill for money. When he is sent to the home of a brutal drug lord to collect payment for his most recent hit, he encounters the beautiful Sarai (Alicia Sanz), who has been forced to spend the last 9 years of her life with the drug lord.

Paradise Beach (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance
CharactersGangsters

A team of former robbers arrived at Paradise: Phuket, southern Thailand. Now traders, they are happy days. Until the day when the devil arrives: Mehdi, sentenced to 15 years in prison during the robbery, comes to recover his share of the cake.

The Con Is On (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 4)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:04
CharactersGangsters, Scammers, Partners, Family
PlotRobbery, Gambling

In an effort to avoid paying of a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

The Debt Collector (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersGangsters, Partners, Mafia

A classically-trained martial artist goes to work as a debt collector for the mob. The job seems easy enough, until one “client” pulls him into a situation deeper than could ever be expected.

Unstoppable (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:07
CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Mafia, Criminals
PlotAbduction

Dong-Chul and Ji-Soo are a happily married couple. One day, Dong-Chul comes home to find his house in disarray and his wife is missing.

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:23
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Death, Money, Chase
StyleAction, Fascinating, Exciting, Tense, Unexpected ending

Following his defeat by Master Ip, Cheung Tin Chi (Zhang) tries to make a life with his young son in Hong Kong, waiting tables at a bar that caters to expats. But it s not long before the mix of foreigners, money, and triad leaders draw him once again to the fight.

Gotti (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Parents, Family, Tough guys, Gangsters, Lawyers, FBI
PlotRivalry, Cancer, On real events
PlaceNew York, Prison
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

Supercon (2018)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersCelebrities, Gangsters
PlotRobbery, Rivalry, Chase
StyleExciting

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.

Suburbicon (2017)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersGangsters, Family, Sisters, Snake, Drivers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Weapon, Radio, Fear, Cars

In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge and murder.

The Wizard of Lies (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersGangsters
PlaceUSA

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.

Carbone (2017)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:01
CharactersBusinessmen, Horses, Gangsters, Rich, Jews
PlotBetrayal, Money, Gambling
PlaceOffice, Night Clubs

In danger of losing his business, Anthony Roca, an ordinary man, develops a scam that will become the heist of the century. Overtaken by the crime, he will have to deal with betrayal, murder and settling.

Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Thieves, Gangsters
PlotInvestigation, Justice, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Action, Tense

Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, Calif., who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns to Spyder, their devious leader, and forges an unlikely alliance. With help from his best friend, Steve pulls out the big guns to retrieve Spyder's stolen cash and cocaine and save Buddy.

The Foreigner (2017)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersFathers, Gangsters
PlotLoneliness, Love, Wedding
PlaceChina

Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

Maximum Impact (2017)
Markimdb: 2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryRussia, USA
CharactersGangsters
PlotRivalry, Chase
StyleExciting

The agents of the Federal Security Service of Russia and the US Secret Service are forced to work together to prevent a full-scale international crisis.

Keanu (2016)
Mark2.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Cats, Hired assassins, Snake
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Weapon, Skirmishes, Chase
StyleExciting

Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

Café Society (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Jews, Neighbors
PlotLove, Relationship, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles, USA, Night Clubs, Beach, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Light, Cute

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.

Mr. Right (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersHired assassins, Strong women, Gangsters
PlotRevenge, Dancing, Love, Fate, Justice, Chase
PlaceHotels
StyleLight, Cute, Smart

A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

The Infiltrator (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersMafia, Brides, Gangsters
PlotDeath, Fear, Undercover, Money, Investigation, Justice, On real events
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Tense

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Gold (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersGold miners, FBI, Businessmen, Gangsters, Tigers
PlotInvestigation, Money, Justice, On real events
PlaceJungle, Wall Street
StyleAction, Philosophical, For men, Tense, Disturbing

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Special Correspondents (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersGangsters, Reporters
PlotCancer, Technology, Internet, Radio, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA, Jungle
StyleLight, Smart, Interesting

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.

They Look Like People (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters
PlotMental disorders, Cancer, Supernatural, Depression, Obsession, Hip Hop
PlaceHotels
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Disturbing

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.

Golden Years (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGangsters
StyleDisturbing, For men

Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime.

Legend (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brothers, Twins, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Dancing, Soccer, Mental disorders, On real events
PlacePrison, London, England
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

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.

Criminal Activities (2015)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI
PlotAbduction, Weapon, Intrigue
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, For men, Tense, Disturbing

Four young men make a risky investment together that puts them in trouble with the mob.

Narcos (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.8)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration02:13
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, CIA, Presidential
PlotPolitical, On real events
PlaceMexico
TimeCold War
StyleBased on real events, Netflix, Heavy, Fascinating

The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Black Mass (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, FBI
PlotThe escape, Skirmishes, On real events
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating

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.

Run All Night (2015)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersMafia, Killers, Parents, Family, Friends, Hired assassins, Gangsters, FBI
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Confrontation, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Disturbing

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy’s estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.

Laugh Killer Laugh (2015)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersGangsters
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A Jewel thief named Frank Stone is a very deeply disturbed, anti social, milquetoast who finds no joy or humor in anything - until he awakens from a deep coma.

Victoria (2015)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration02:10
CharactersFriends, Gangsters
PlotAdventure, Bank robbery
PlaceGermany
StyleAction, Disturbing, Atmospheric, To cry, Interesting, Makes me think

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.

He Never Died (2015)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:11
CharactersFathers, Vampire, Mafia, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Cannibals
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

Jack is a solitary man with a mysterious past. His strange habits will soon become stranger when his past catches up with him.

Power/Rangers (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, short
CountryUSA
Duration14:19
CharactersSuperhero, Gangsters, Monsters
PlotRevenge, Love, Fate, Internet, Chase
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Tense

Deboot of the Power Rangers. Joseph Kahn's take on the FAN FILM. Not a pilot, not a series, not for profit, strictly for exhibition. This is a bootleg experiment not affiliated or endorsed by Saban Entertainment or Lionsgate nor is it selling any product. He claims no rights to any of the characters. This is the NSFW version.

Ip Man 3 (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, biography, history
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:15
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Cancer
PlaceChina
StyleFor 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.

Moonwalkers (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:27
CharactersCIA, Astronauts, Gangsters
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Justice
PlaceEngland, London
StyleLight

What if Apollo 11 never actually made it? What if, in reality, Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the US administration? This is the premise of a totally plausible conspiracy theory that takes us to swinging sixties London, where a stubborn CIA agent will never find Kubrick but is forced to team up with a lousy manager of a seedy rock band to develop the biggest con of all time.

Cop Car (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersPupils, Sheriffs, Dogs, Gangsters
PlotWeapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTense, Action, Disturbing, Smart

Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.

Dope (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters
PlotDreams
PlaceUSA, School, Los Angeles
StyleTense, To cry, Smart

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Everly (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.1)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersDogs, Gangsters
PlotSurvival, Rivalry
TimeNew Year
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Exciting, For men

After she betrays a powerful mob boss, a woman matches wits and weaponry with a legion of killers who are out to collect the bounty on the heads of her and her family.

Heist (2015)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Strong women, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Surgeons, Fathers, Criminals
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Death, Chase, Skirmishes, Money, Bank robbery, Gambling
PlaceUSA, Casino

A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.

John Wick (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Family, Friends, Bodyguards
PlotSects, Fight, Weapon, Fidelity, Revenge, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

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