50 - 60 Best and Greatest Gangster/Mob/Crime Films of the last 40 years. Joe Wales

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1.
Goodfellas (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ The true example of a Gangster/Mob masterpiece. Has a brilliant storyline (partly true)! Is definitely one of the best films ever made! If you like gangster films and have not seen it. Do yourself a favour and watch it now! 10/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
2.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Brilliant Gangster film! I enjoyed this tremendously. Acting, story, and suspense, which i would give 10/10. I would probably make this joint first if i could. Another must watch! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
3.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Al Pacino's at his best as Tony Montana. This is a one of a kind film, which deserves much recognition. He builds himself up from nothing and reaches the point where he gets so big he challenges a Multi Millionaire Drug lord. Huge shoot out at the end, which will imprint the words "SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND!" into your brain. Another 10/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
4.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ Probably Tarantinos best movie! Starring John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson and Bruce Willis. More action and blood then all the above combined. With quotes like "I'm a mushroom cloud laying *beep* *beep* lol! Yet again another must watch! 9.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
5.
American Gangster (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. (157 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Denzel Washington and Rusell Crowe are exceptional as a drug lord and honest detective in this film based on a true story. Has some brilliant Gangster scenes starting with the very first scene. Unforgettable film. 9.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
6.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Remake of the Hong Kong classic 'Infernal Affairs' this film boasts a stellar cast and won Scorsese his long overdue Oscar. Stars Jack Nicholson, Ray Winstone and Matt Daymaaaan! 9.5/10 ” - grabenzyogx2
 
7.
Casino (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends, a mafia underboss and a casino owner, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Scorsese's an De Niro's fifth collaboration is nothing short of extraordinary. De Niro is also reunited with frequent co-star Joe Pesci and the great James Woods. Very memorable scene involving Pesci crushing a guys head in a vice! :O 9.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
8.
Public Enemies (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s. (140 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ Brilliant film about the bank robber John Dillinger during 1930's America. In everyway a very stylish cool movie, with some great shoot-outs and prison breaks. Starring Johnny Depp. Again a 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
9.
Road to Perdition (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. (117 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Another 1930's era American gangster film. Set during the Al Capone years. It's about a father and son whos family are murdered and they have to escape in order to get revenge and live. Starring Forrest Gump (i joke Tom Hanks) and Daniel Craig. One of my favourites ever! Is number 9 due to the number of times iv watched it. 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
10.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ When i listed this here, i meant the whole Godfather Trilogy. It is truely a brilliant Gangster Trilogy arguably the best, but in terms of enjoyment i felt it was top ten. This is just because i enjoyed the above gangster films more! 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
11.
Blow (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s. (124 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
“ Johnny Depp as George Jung, the drug smuggler who was responsible for 90 percent of the cocaine smuggled into america in the 1970's. By the end you will feel sorry for the bloke though, even after you see him make millions. This film is actually amazing! I would have it higher up but this is mainly a gangster film list. Definitely make sure you watch this! 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
12.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ The quintessential gangster movie. Groundbreaking, inspiring and based on a true story. The cinematography, directing and writing is unmatched in Brazilian cinema. This is definitely worth watching, its a bit dark and brutal at times but stands out as an epic gang/drug/turf war gangster movie 9.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
13.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
“ I am a huge Mafia/Mob/Gangster movie fan. So this definitely makes my list. If you like Goodfellas, The Casino or The Godfather you will love this series! 9.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
14.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
“ This series is as addictive coke, with twice the kick lol. The first two seasons are incredible. Has a few famous actors in it, but I forget their names. Worth giving a try to see if you like. 9.3/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
15.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, who made the film as a highly stylized variation of the spaghetti Western, which takes place in the Old West, but primarily taking place in America's pre-Civil War South. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson. I found this had a bit too much racist language in it for my liking, but it was still a brilliant film. Everyone I have spoken to about have said good things. 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
16.
Carlito's Way (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. (144 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Al Pacino plays as a milder, wiser and more compassionate Tony Montana in this film directed by the man that gave us 'Scarface'. Also stars Sean Penn in an Oscar worthy role, as well as Luis Guizman as Pachanga and John Leguizamo as Benny Blanco. Has some great scenes and an upsetting ending! 9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
17.
Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ An absolute classic! Robert De Niro plays as a taxi driver who seems to be quite crazy. He meets a very young girl who is being pimped out by lowlifes and he decides to kill them all so she has a chance in life. It is an incredible film! Best.most memorable quote is whenb he is in front of the mirror with a gun saying "You talking to me?" Watch it! 8.4/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
18.
Lawless (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. Starring Tom Hardy and Shia Lebouf. Very good film. 8.2/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
19.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ An epic crime saga from Sergio Leone, the legendary director who gave us The Dollars trilogy and 'Once Upon a Time in the West. Starring Robert De Niro, James Woods and a small Joe Pesci part. Very interesting storyline. Another must watch! 8.9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
20.
Heat (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist. (170 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ The names Robert De Niro and Al Pacino basically says it all! A cat and mouse chase between cop (Pacino) and robber (De Niro). A masterpiece if there ever was one! Highly Recommend this film. 8.9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
21.
King of New York (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (103 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ This is not a well known gangster movie, but more than makes up for it with violence, acting and stunning shoot-outs! Definitely deserves more recognition. A must watch for gangster film fans! Starring Christopher Walken. 8.8/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
22.
Mob City (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
1947, Los Angeles. Cop Joe Teague walks the line between the LAPD, led by William Parker, and the mob, led by Bugsy Siegel. (60 mins.)
“ is a neo-noir American television series created by Frank Darabont for TNT. It is based on real-life accounts of the L.A.P.D. and gangsters in 1940s Los Angeles as chronicled in the book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City by John Bunti. It actually makes for a very good gangster mini-series. I highly recommend giving this a watch! 8.3/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
23.
Gangs of New York (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. (167 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ A very violent film! It is about the Gangs in New York during the 1860's. Who fought eachother due to the natural born Americans not agreeing with immigration. Definitely a film to watch if you have not seen it yet! Starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Daniel Day Lewis. 8.4/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
24.
The Krays (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
“ Excellent film and true storyline. It is about the Kray twins who where ruthless in London, during the 1950's and 60's. As gangster as England gets! Give it a watch if you have time to kill. Even my girlfriend enjoyed this one. 8.7/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
25.
Eastern Promises (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. (100 mins.)
“ Quite possibly the best Russian gangster film ever made. Been a while since i have seen it, but from what i remember it was an amazing gangster film. Starring Viggo Mortenson. In what is probably his most dangerous role yet. 7.9/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
26.
Gotti (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
John Gotti rises to head the powerful Gambino crime family before being convicted in 1992 of racketeering and murder. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
“ Gotti is the semi-biographical tale of John Gotti, the infamous crime boss of the Gambino mob family. This drama chronicles not only the bloody rise of Gotti, also known as the "Dapper Don", but the FBI's struggle to bring him to justice. Brilliant acting by Assante. Well worth a watch! 8.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
27.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ Reservoir Dogs is about a group of professional criminals that are hired to do a jewelry heist. However, the heist goes terribly wrong and everyone is starting to suspect there is a cop in the group. Lots of guns, violence and crime! Many would argue it is top ten, so watch it and make your own mind up about it! 8.3/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
28.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ A satchel full of money, a pyschopathic killer, the Mexican cartel and Tommy Lee Jones as a philosophical sherriff. It's also an Oscar-winning Coen Brothers film ” - grabenzyogx2
 
29.
Righteous Kill (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two veteran New York City detectives work on a case of serial executions of criminals who escaped justice. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
“ Another Robert De Niro and Al Pacino film! I havn't watched this since it came out so will have to update you on this soon, but the fact that it has the two leading gangster film icons means it must be great! To be updated! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
30.
Miller's Crossing (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties. (115 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ The Coen Brothers take a stab at the gangster/crime genre and deliver an intellegent and aesthetically pleasing classic. This is a very enjoyable gangster film, definitely worth a watch! Truly deserves a 7.8/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
31.
Kill the Irishman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's. (106 mins.)
“ This film deserves to be much higher up. It has the mad man (Ray Stevenson) from the Rome series as the main character. Who takes over and challenges the mob. Must watch! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
32.
Looper (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a "looper" - a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) - is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good...until the day the mob decides to "close the loop," sending back Joe's future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. I enjoyed this film, but it's a watch once type of film. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
33.
Training Day (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears. (122 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ Denzel Washington turns bad in this film about a detective taking a rookie under his wing for a day he'll never forget. The highlight of the film is Denzel himself, who delivers his best performance since 'Malcolm X'. The film is also one of the most quotable. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
34.
Layer Cake (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement. (105 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ After 'Road to Perdition' and before 'Casino Royale', Daniel Craig made this classic. Also been a while since i have seen this, but from what i remember it is also one of the greatest gangster films ever. I will re-review this after i have watched it again as i cant completely remember where it deserves to be. Probably about a 7.8/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
35.
A Bronx Tale (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A father becomes worried when a local gangster befriends his son in the Bronx in the 1960s. (121 mins.)
Director: Robert De Niro
“ De Niro's directorial debut, based on Chazz Palminteri's childhood and influenced heavily by Martin Scorsese's style of directing. I really enjoyed this film, theres something different about it. It is not a typical gangster film, but is still a brilliant movie! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
36.
RocknRolla (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into his hands. (114 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ A great British gangster film! Written by Guy Ritchie.
The sprawling plot boils down to three main stories; Two low-level crooks who owe mob boss Lenny Cole a large sum of cash, Cole's own dodgy dealings with a shady Russian entrepreneur and a junkie rock star who has faked his own death to push up his record sales. Give it a watch! 8.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
37.
The Town (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down. (125 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Ben Affleck stars and directs this film about bank robbers in Boston. Great performances all around, especially Jeremy Renner. I would highly recommend! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
38.
Snatch (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ Snatch is an amazing movie in every sense of the word. The cinematography and performances are fantastic. There are countless quotes that you will have heard said before. The whole film is a 42 carat diamond. It probably deserves to be higher up, but all these films are so good! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
39.
Hoffa (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with organized crime, and mysteriously disappears in 1975. (140 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Film about a labour brotherhood, who stood together to fight unfair wages and lack of job security. Not quite a gangster film, but deserves a place on this list for being so great! In contrast to this though, is the fact that Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci are starring in a different perspective remake of this. So keep your eyes out for that! 8.5/10! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
40.
Sexy Beast (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
“ Ben Kingsley is thrilling, crazy and really funny in his Oscar nominated role as Don Logan, a thief who enlists the aid of a former associate for a major heist ” - grabenzyogx2
 
41.
The Business (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Frankie decides he's had enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and... (97 mins.)
Director: Nick Love
“ This film reminds me a great deal of Sexy Beast. I just do not rate it as highly because it does not have Actor legends like Ray Winstone in it. It is still a brilliant film though! 1980's Gangsters in Spain! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
42.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. Its like the prequel to Snatch. Great film! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
43.
A History of Violence (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core. (96 mins.)
“ Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris and William Hurt star in this film about a man trying to escape his past life and the people that won't allow him to. Cronenberg and Mortensen's first movie together - they would go on to make 'Eastern Promises' ” - grabenzyogx2
 
44.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ A professional assassin rescues a young girl whose family were killed in a police raid. The film stars Jean Reno as the titular mob hitman; Gary Oldman as corrupt and mentally unhinged DEA agent Norman Stansfield; a young Natalie Portman, in her feature film debut, as Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl who is reluctantly taken in by the hitman after her family is murdered ” - grabenzyogx2
 
45.
The Untouchables (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ The greatest film ever made about Al Capone, the Prohibition era and the man that took him down, Elliott Ness. Directed by Brian De Palma - the man that gave us 'Scarface' and 'Carlito's Way. Notorious mobster Al Capone (Robert De Niro) rules Chicago until he is brought down by incorruptible cop Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) and his handpicked team ” - grabenzyogx2
 
46.
Mobsters (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters. (104 mins.)
“ A dark portrait of the friendship of four of the gangland legends from America's prohibition era, setting the scene for their rise to the top in the world of crime. This is not a well known gangster film, but its definitely worth a watch! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
47.
Empire (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him. (90 mins.)
Director: Franc. Reyes
“ Starring John Guizman (I think that's his name) The dude who does the voice to Sid the Sloth in Ice Age lol. This makes for a great modern gangster film, but I think this actor is better at being Sid the Sloth. I enjoyed this film, but would have preferred it, had Robert De Niro/Al Pacino been in it. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
48.
Jackie Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
“ Jackie Brown (an Air Hostess) who is caught smuggling drug money on aeroplanes by the police, is forced to help them catch the owner of the money (Samuel L Jackson). ” - grabenzyogx2
 
49.
The Last Don (1997 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather"... (258 mins.)
“ About an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the Don's daughter's wedding, including her new husband, the son of his rival. Unfortunately the daughter gets pregnant and the repercussions of the night drift into the future. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
50.
Gangster Squad (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ Los Angeles, 1949: A secret crew of police officers led by two determined sergeants work together in an effort to take down the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen who runs the city. This film basically consist of 2 hours of mindless violence, but if that's your thing then you will love it lol. Still pretty good! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
51.
Billy Bathgate (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
“ American gangster film directed by Robert Benton, starring Loren Dean as the titular character and Dustin Hoffman as Dutch Schultz. The film co-stars Nicole Kidman. I will let you judge this one for yourself. I quite liked it, but you may have a different opinion. Still, if you have nothing to do it's definitely worth giving a go. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
52.
Hoodlum (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket. (130 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
“ A crime drama film that gives a fictionalized account of the gang war between the Italian/Jewish mafia alliance and the Black gangsters of Harlem that took place in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The film concentrated on Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (Laurence Fishburne), Dutch Schultz (Tim Roth), and Lucky Luciano (Andy García) ” - grabenzyogx2
 
53.
Revolver (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences. (111 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ Directed by Guy Ritchie. With Jason Statham, Ray Liotta. This film has some big names, but doesn't get going as much as the films above. It's worth a watch, but i'd advise watching the trailer beforehand just so you can get a feel of what it's all about. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
54.
Smokin' Aces (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing. (109 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing. Starring Ray Liotta and Ryan Reynolds. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
55.
Witness to the Mob (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends... (124 mins.)
“ Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino crime family. Very good film! ” - grabenzyogx2
 
56.
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
“ s a 2000 British crime film (based on the play Gangster No.1 by Louis Mellis and David Scinto)[2] directed by Paul McGuigan. It stars Paul Bettany in the title role, and features Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis and Saffron Burrows. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
57.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ stars Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Pollak and Chazz Palminteri as five crooks who join forces after meeting in a police line-up. But as their heist unravels, it seems that an unseen master criminal is playing cops and criminals alike. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
58.
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly. (115 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
“ Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead is a 1995 American neo-noir crime film directed by Gary Fleder from a screenplay written by Scott Rosenberg. With Andy Garcia, Christopher Walken, Christopher Lloyd, William Forsythe. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
59.
Last Man Standing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. (101 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. Starring Bruce Willis. ” - grabenzyogx2
 
60.
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
In the late 1960s, Carlito Brigante (Hernandez) emerges as the heroin czar of Harlem. (100 mins.)
“ is a 2005 prequel to Brian De Palma's 1993 film Carlito's Way, based on the novel Carlito's Way by Edwin Torres. The previous film was based on the Torres novel After Hours, but was retitled to avoid it being confused with Martin Scorsese's 1985 film of the same name. ” - grabenzyogx2