Series about gangsters

Series about gangsters
List of the best gangster series selected by visitors to our site: Peaky Blinders, The Sopranos, Gomorrah, Jett, Power Book II: Ghost, Revenge, Rogue, The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, Narcos.

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

Genre
Country
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

The Sopranos (1999)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he heads. Those difficulties are often highlighted through his ongoing professional relationship with psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi. The show features Tony's family members and Mafia associates in prominent roles and story arcs, most notably his wife Carmela and his cousin and protégé Christopher Moltisanti.

Gomorrah (2014)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Germany
Duration00:50

Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of the clan's godfather, Pietro Savastano.

Jett (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02

Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

Revenge (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.

Rogue (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada

Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective, is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by her forbidden relationship with Jimmy, the crime boss who may have played a hand in the crime.

The Wire (2002)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s. Nucky interacts with several historical figures in both his personal and political life, including mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look up to him. The federal government also takes an interest in the bootlegging and other illegal activities in the area, sending agents to investigate possible mob connections but also looking at Nucky's lifestyle—expensive and lavish for a county political figure. Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter adapted the show from Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City, a book by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.

Narcos (2015)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13

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

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Crime Story (1986)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The hard-boiled saga of hair-trigger cop Lieutenant Mike Torello and his obsessive pursuit of ruthless gangster Ray Luca.

The Black Donnellys (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration08:36

Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe gangster Joey "Ice Cream," this gritty series bears witness to the Donnelly brothers' sudden involvement in organized crime, focusing on how they go from boys to mobsters, and showing how their new life affects their relationships with friends, family and lovers.

Lilyhammer (2012)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration00:45

Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was intrigued by Lillehammer when he saw television images of the Winter Olympics in 1994, and therefore chooses to start his new life there. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to become an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank discovers that to get up and in the Norwegian rural society, he must resort to the old, ruthless methods. The spelling of the series title alludes to Tagliano's dog Lily, and the way that Frank and some other anglophones pronounce the town's name.

Magic City (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ensure the success of his glitzy establishment.

Underbelly (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryAustralia

Underbelly is an Australian television true crime-drama series, each series is a stand alone story based on real-life events.

McMafia (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:00

Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his family's past to return to threaten them, Alex is drawn into the criminal underworld and must confront his values to protect those he loves.

Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryItaly
Duration01:54

In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

Blood Drive (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.

Mob City (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of L.A.'s criminal world. The series is a fast-paced crime drama set in Los Angeles during the 1940s and '50s. It's a world of glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads, returning war heroes, a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base.

The Oath (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:52

Explore a gang world we've never seen before: gangs that are made up of the very men and women sworn to uphold the law – cops. Only select officers make the cut, but once inside, gang members will do what they must to protect each other from enemies inside and outside their ranks.

Snowfall (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.

Mayans M.C. (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death, Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.

Hightown (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

Cuffs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a booby trapped cannabis farm in a suburban semi to an elderly farmer's wife with a shotgun, the stories are surprising and exciting. There will be more absurd altercations - such as a middle-class dog-napping or fisticuffs between pensioners - as well as the daily grind of speeding drivers, city-centre shoplifters and Saturday night drinkers.

Spotless (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration00:41

In London, the life of Jean, a troubled crime scene cleaner, is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.

The Last Don (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration04:18

In this world power isn't everything, it's the only thing. Best selling author of Mario 'The Godfather' Puzo's blockbuster new novel comes to life in this epic saga of America's most powerful crime family.

Bad Blood (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada

A dramatization of the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto.

Undercover (2011)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryBulgaria

Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes him the perfect match for a dangerous mission - to infiltrate the crime organisation of a rich and powerful businessman. While infiltrating and living in fear of being uncovered, Martin falls in love with the most inappropriate woman - Djaro's girlfriend, Suni. Just when he gains the trust of the mobsters, it appears that the real enemy is in the police. Martin is alone against all, facing difficult decisions.

The Last Panthers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:31

The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the stolen diamonds whatever the cost. Also in pursuit is French-Algerian policeman Khalil.

In the Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:52

DI Helen Weeks grapples with pregnancy as she undertakes a very personal abduction case.




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