10 best movies like The Godfather (1972)

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The Godfather 1972
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.
List of the best movies like The Godfather (1972): Gotti, The Funeral, Daddy's Girl, The Sons of Katie Elder, A Most Violent Year, Gangster Land, King of New York, Lawless, Black Souls, Black Mass.

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Gotti (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12

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.

The Funeral (1996)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.

Daddy's Girl (1996)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:35

A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

The four sons of Katie Elder reunite in their Hometown of Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral, and discover that the family ranch is now in the hands of Morgan Hastings, the town's gunsmith.

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.

Gangster Land (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA

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.

King of New York (1990)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:43

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.

Lawless (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

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.

Black Mass (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

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Public Enemies (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:20

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.

The Public Enemy (1931)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

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.

Deadfall (1993)
Markimdb: 4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is soon drawn into his increasingly dangerous schemes.

Stiletto (2008)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count

Hoodlum (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running 'the numbers'. When Madam Queen—the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem—is arrested, Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson takes over the business and must resist an invasion from a merciless mobster.

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.

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.

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

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.

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

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

Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 (2012)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia

Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.

Winter's Bone (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Gangs of New York (2002)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy
Duration02:47

It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way to seek vengeance on the Butcher and restore peace in the area.

Killing Them Softly (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

It Was the Son (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly

The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, another son, takes the car out and damages the car door.

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.

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.

David (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:35

The story is about two Davids living in different parts of India whose lives eventually come together in a twist of events., who are about to take a step which is going to change their lives forever.

Blood of Redemption (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the patriarch of the criminal empire is killed and his brother suspects that Quinn is behind it all. When he's released from jail he tries to escape the demons from his past, but that becomes an impossible task. Campbell, the ruthless new leader of "The Company" won't let him leave in peace. So instead of escaping them, Quinn fights back. He joins forces with his former henchman and friend, The Swede, and takes on his enemies head on.

On the Waterfront (1954)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.




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