10 best movies like Legend (2015)

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Legend 2015
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.

List of the best movies like Legend (2015): The Departed, Hyena, The Krays, The Offence, Gangster No. 1, State of Grace, The Connection, Bonded by Blood, Gangster Squad, Montana.

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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.

Hyena (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?

The Krays (1990)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:59

The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.

The Offence (1972)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:53

A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.

Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:43

An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.

State of Grace (1990)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

The Connection (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:15

Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ambitious mission is to take on the French Connection, a highly organized operation that controls the city's underground heroin economy and is overseen by the notorious —and reputedly untouchable— Gaetan Zampa. Fearless, determined and willing to go the distance, Pierre plunges into an underworld world of insane danger and ruthless criminals.

Bonded by Blood (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared criminals in the south of England, maintaining the hold on their empire with fear and violence until their untimely death.

Gangster Squad (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

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.

Montana (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the dark arts of assassination and learns the true meaning of friendship, honor and respect.

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Interview with a Hitman (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36

An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.

The Big I Am (2010)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.

Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.

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.

The Corrupted (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39

Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.

Snitch (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Duration01:52

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive.

Brighton Rock (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.

Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:48

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43

Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at the hands of a volatile car dealer, Will returns to London to discover the cause of his brother's death and administer justice to those responsible.

All Things To All Men (2013)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.

The Escapist (2008)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:42

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists - misfits with a mutual dislike for one other but united by their desire to escape their hell hole of an existence.

City of Industry (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.

A Most Violent Year (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05

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.

No Mercy (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

State of Play (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

True Romance (1993)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:01

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.

Ill Manors (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:01

Ensemble film revolving around characters living in Forest Gate, London. Over the course of a few days, six inter-linking stories explore issues of drug use, prostitution and urban poverty.

Shank (2010)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

Mo Ali’s futuristic knife-crime drama brings the dystopian environment of CHILDREN OF MEN and DISTRICT 13 to London’s East 17. SHANK delivers a ruthless vision of forthcoming urban life, where guns have been superseded by knives and are fiercely wielded by aimless youths. Amidst the chaos is the Paper Chazers gang, a rare morally conscious group who trade scavenged food for money. After Chazers gang member, Junior (Kedar Williams-Stirling), witnesses his brother, murder he must decide whether to get revenge of stick to the gangs moral code... In this superbly paced and artistic film, present-day social issues, and murky city streets, provide a perfect canvas for imagination and action.

Veronica Guerin (2003)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:38

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.

We Own the Night (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.




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