Similar movies

20 best movies like Black Mass (2015)

List of the best movies like Black Mass (2015): The Iceman, The Making of The Mob, End of Watch, Public Enemies, The Highwaymen, A Most Violent Year, The Traitor, Gangster Land, American Gangster, Ruby.

Tags: movies similar to Black Mass (2015) - full list

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMafia, Serial killers, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, documentary, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Mafia, Smugglers
PlotMoney, Fear, Rivalry
PlaceItaly, USA, New York
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A docudrama series chronicling some of America's most notorious mobsters, each season dealing with a different city/region.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

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: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersGangsters, Special agents, FBI, Partners, Bartenders
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Gambling, Skirmishes, Political
PlaceTexas, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers, Criminals, Businessmen
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Success, Oil, Pads
PlaceWild West, USA, New York
Time19th century, Dark ones, Winter
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryItaly, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration01:40
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends, Judge, Prosecutors
PlaceCourt, Italy

Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to Italy, he makes a bold decision that will change his life and the destiny of Cosa Nostra forever.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Businessmen, Girlfriends
PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Rivalry
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The story of America's most famous mobsters and their rise to power. Examine Al Capone's ascension through the eyes of his second in command, “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:37
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Police, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Drug addict, Death, Pursuit
PlaceGhetto, USA, New York
TimeHoneymoon
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Based on a true story.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Conspiracies
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleFascinating, Serious

Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Puerto Rico
CharactersFBI
PlotLove, On real events, Fight, Money, Friendship
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Light

FBI informant Jim Hoffman lures troubled automobile magnate John DeLorean to an undercover sting for cocaine trafficking.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, documentary, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersFamily, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Mystery, Missing people, Lost memory
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

It’s 1994: a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away, in Spain. Disoriented and quivering with fear, he divulges his shocking story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not what it seems. Sure, he has the same tattoos, but he looks decidedly different, and he now speaks with a strange accent. Why doesn't the family seem to notice these glaring inconsistencies? It's only when an investigator starts asking questions that this astounding true story takes an even stranger turn.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Family, FBI, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Cancer, Rivalry
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

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
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Revenge
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.

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: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Confrontation, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotMoney, Double life
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A rising Boston gangster (Ben Barnes) endangers those around him when he starts to make moves without the knowledge of his boss (Harvey Keitel).

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:23
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotGambling, Money, Friendship, Weapon, Power
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

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.

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: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersGangsters, Strong women
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Justice
PlaceIreland
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch with John Traynor, a paranoid informant. Not without some prodding, Traynor leads her to John Gilligan, the ruthless head of the operation, who does not take kindly to Guerin's nosing.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotSkirmishes, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

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: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Passion, Money
PlaceHotels, Casino
StyleAction, To cry, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him while his family wait back home. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

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: 7
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Special agents
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Prison Break, Skirmishes, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort out several other mobsters, while Dillinger's bank robbing exploits make him something of a folk hero. Escaping from jail he finds Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson have joined the gang and pretty soon he is Public Enemy Number One. Now the G-men really are after him.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:01
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Obsession, Chase, Birthday
StyleRomantic, Heavy, Smart, Depressive, Serious

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Partners
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It’s enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop… except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara and Jerry Wooters who come together to try to tear Cohen’s world apart.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Lawyers
PlotDancing, Revenge, Cancer, Chase
PlacePrison, Sea, Beach, Texas, USA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Tense

After a violent encounter, Roy finds Rocky and sees something in her eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Hired assassins, Killers, Doctors
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.





MoviesList