TV series about the Italian mafia

TV series about the Italian mafia
List of the best TV series about the Italian mafia according to viewers: ZeroZeroZero, Romanzo Criminale, Vincenzo, Gomorrah, The Young Pope, Gangs of London, The Young Montalbano, Boardwalk Empire, Il Miracolo, The Trial.

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

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, Mexico
CharactersMafia
StyleFascinating

Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly

Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved cult status in Italy.This is the second fiction series after Quo Vadis, Baby? that was produced by Sky and broadcast on Fox Crime, Sky One and on Sky Arts with English subtitles in 2012.The series is set in about 1977-89 and follows a criminal gang in Rome that has a near monopoly of the city's heroin trade. Most of the characters use the Romanesco dialect. The gang is led by three old friends, Libanese, Freddo and Dandi.As well as its internal feuding, the gang has to deal with the Camorra and Sicilian Mafia that both supply its heroin, the police led by Commissioner Scialoja and the Italian secret services. The plotline is based on the Banda della Magliana of the 1970s-90s.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMafia, Lawyers

Vincenzo Cassano is an Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere who moves back to Korea due to a conflict within his organization. He ends up crossing paths with a sharp-tongued lawyer named Cha-young, and the two join forces in using villainous methods to take down villains who cannot be punished by the law.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Germany
Duration00:50
CharactersMafia

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.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersPriests
PlotReligion, Power, Intrigue

Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Shootouts
PlaceLondon
StyleSpectacular, For men

When the head of a criminal organisation, Finn Wallace is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city. Now it’s up to the grieving, volatile and impulsive Sean Wallace to restore control and find those responsible for killing his father.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecrime, detective
CountryItaly
CharactersMafia, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleBy books, Fascinating

The young "Commisario" detective Salve Montalbano, based in a village, solves mysterious crimes in Sicilia.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Businessmen
PlotPolitics
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration00:46
CharactersPriests
PlotSupernatural, Religion

In Rome, a Virgin Mary statue is found crying blood. Pondering on the implications of the existence of miracles, and eventually, the existence of God, the people involved in the enigma start losing their minds.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecrime
CountryItaly

The murder of a teen girl impacts a public prosecutor linked to the victim, a lawyer seeking a career-making case and a suspect who says she's innocent.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration02:03
CharactersTeenagers
PlaceSchool

We don't have an overview translated in English. Help us expand our database by adding one.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Mafia, Gangsters, Psychiatrists
PlotDeath, Family life
StylePopular, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Dark, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:00
CharactersMafia, Rich, Businessmen, Traders
PlotRevenge, Death, Stock exchanges
StyleAction, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Gangsters, Tough guys
PlaceEngland
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
CharactersStrong women, Emperors
PlotPolitics
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Based on real events

The extraordinary rise of Livia Drusilla, who overcame adversity to become the most powerful woman in the world. Follow Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56
CharactersFamily, Mafia
PlotRevenge, Adventures, Fate
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction

Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersThe thieves, Heroes
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular

Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia
PlotFBI
PlaceUSA, New York

New York City in the 1970s was ruled with a bloody fist by five mafia families, until a group of federal agents tried the unthinkable: taking them down.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecrime
CountryItaly

Il maresciallo Rocca is an Italian television series.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration00:45
CharactersMafia, Gangsters

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Losers
PlotDepression

With better luck, better choices, better posture...Josh Corman could’ve been a rock star. Now he teaches fifth grade, and though he loves his students, he still struggles to find happiness and meaning in a world that sometimes feels short on both.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryAustralia
CharactersMafia

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

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersMafia
PlotLove, Survival
PlaceUSA

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly
CharactersInvestigators

The story of Salvatore Riina, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPolice, Mafia, Gangsters, Actors, Veterans
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Based on real events

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.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13
CharactersMafia, Criminals
PlotMoney
StyleWorth watching

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

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR

We don't have an overview translated in English. Help us expand our database by adding one.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeachers, Prisoners
PlotFuneral
PlacePrison, Court

A prisoner consumed by guilt, an officer with an impossible choice. What does it take to survive? A tense story of punishment and principles, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPrisoners
PlotDeath, Justice, False accusations
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction

Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal of turning the viewer into a detective.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Celebrities
PlotInvestigation, Religion, Riddles, Sects
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, Fancy

A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?





MoviesList