Movies about the Italian Mafia

Movies about the Italian Mafia
List of the best films about the Italian mafia according to visitors: Scarface, Once Upon a Time in America, Scarface, Carlito's Way, The Godfather, Casino, The Cotton Club, The Long Good Friday, A Man on His Knees, A Prophet.

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

Genre
Country
Scarface (1932)
Markimdb: 7.8
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.

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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.

Scarface (1983)
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.

Carlito's Way (1993)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

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.

The Godfather (1972)
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.

Casino (1995)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:51

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

The Cotton Club (1984)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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

The Long Good Friday (1980)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:54

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.

A Man on His Knees (1979)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, crime
CountryItaly

Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being killed off. However, Nino had nothing to do with the kidnapping and has to find out who has sent the killers and stop them before it's too late.

A Prophet (2009)
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.

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The Counselor (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.

Brother (2000)
Duration01:54

A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, California, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang. This is the first English film by Takeshi Kitano.

The Untouchables (1987)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

The Departed (2006)
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.

Donnie Brasco (1997)
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.

GoodFellas (1990)
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.

Super Fly (1972)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Priest (Ron O'Neal), a suave top-rung New York City drug dealer, decides that he wants to get out of his dangerous trade. Working with his reluctant friend, Eddie (Carl Lee), Priest devises a scheme that will allow him to make a big deal and then retire. When a desperate street dealer informs the police of Priest's activities, Priest is forced into an uncomfortable arrangement with corrupt narcotics officers. Setting his plan in motion, he aims to both leave the business and stick it to the man.

The Raid 2 (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, France, USA
Duration02:30

After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

Alien Girl (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:49

1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:08

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Capone (2020)
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.

A Classic Horror Story (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryItaly

Five carpoolers travel in a motorhome to reach a common destination. Night falls, and to avoid a dead animal carcass, they crash into a tree. When they come to their senses, they find themselves in the middle of nowhere. The road they were traveling on has disappeared and there is only a dense, impenetrable forest and a wooden house in the middle of a clearing, which they discover is the home of a spine-chilling cult.

The Irishman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA

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.

The Public Eye (1992)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.

The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
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Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

Set in Newark during the 1960s race riots between the African-American and Italian communities. The war between the cultural mobs turns especially lethal. Prequel to the TV series The Sopranos.

Black Souls (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:49

A former narcotics smuggler, now living peaceably in the Calabrian hills, is drawn back into his family’s drug-trade dynasty by his impetuous teenage son.

Rogue City (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance

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.

365 Days (2020)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

The Perfect Husband (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:25

Viola and Nicola are going through a rough time. To overcome this crisis, they decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin belonged to Nicola's parents. Just a couple of days together to heal their wounds, , but everything will take a turn for the worst, when a sneaking suspicion become pure madness. What was supposed to be a quiet trip will suddenly slip into a deadly nightmare.

The Trust (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

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




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