List of Gangster filmsby bowlinball1975 | created - 13 Jan 2013 | updated - 13 Jan 2013 | Public
A list of films that have to do with gangs of all types...Italian, Irish, Russian, Mexican Mafia, Yakuza, street gangs, organized crime, etc...
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1. 10th & Wolf (2006)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.
Votes: 5,760 | Gross: $0.05M
6. A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Al Stanco has lived all of his life in Brooklyn and does some work for the local crime lord, Danny Parente. New to the neighbourhood is Gabriela, a filmmaker shooting a documentary on the ... See full summary »
7. A Good Night to Die (2003)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real ... See full summary »
8. A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger.
Votes: 3,808 | Gross: $1.43M
9. A Rage in Harlem (1991)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime
A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,617 | Gross: $10.44M
12. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 346,803 | Gross: $130.16M
13. American Me (1992)
R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.
Votes: 6,531 | Gross: $13.09M
16. Armed Response (1986)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to ... See full summary »
Votes: 501 | Gross: $1.37M
17. Sinatra Club (2010)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Biography, Crime
It's 1972 and the Mafia crime families are at war, but that isn't enough to stop a young, unknown John Gotti, who has big ideas and even bigger ambitions. In order to put an end to a two ... See full summary »
18. Avenging Angelo (2002)
R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A woman who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain seeks revenge, with the aide of her father's faithful bodyguard.
19. Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.
Votes: 50,834 | Gross: $15.28M
20. Best Seller (1987)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hitman approachs a writer to help him create the next best seller on his career, but the violent world he was a part of has other plans.
Votes: 3,839 | Gross: $4.28M
21. Big Trouble (2002)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results.
Votes: 18,294 | Gross: $7.26M
22. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Votes: 10,186 | Gross: $15.97M
23. Bloody Mama (1970)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era. Her loyal brood have every perversion ... See full summary »
24. Bodywork (2001)
R | 92 min | Crime
The luckless Virgil Guppy has been framed for murder and is now a fugitive. Aided by a dysfunctional family of thieves, unorthodox police procedure and some clever body work of his own, he sets out to clear his name.
25. Bonded by Blood (2010)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 ... See full summary »
26. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.
27. Bound (1996)
R | 108 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caesar.
Votes: 44,182 | Gross: $3.80M
28. Break (III) (2008)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A terminally ill crime boss, known only as The Man, hires a hit man named Frank to carry out his own assassination as well as the assassination of The Woman he loves. When The Woman turns ... See full summary »
30. Brown's Requiem (1998)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Recovering alcoholic, ex-LAPD, private detective Fritz Brown, is hired by caddie "Fat Dog" to follow his kid sister, who is holed up with an old sugar daddy. The trail leads to his old police boss Cathcart, and the bodies start to pile up.
Votes: 826 | Gross: $0.00M
33. Bulletproof (1996)
R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two criminals, Keats and Moses, end their friendship, when Keats turns out to be an undercover cop. Many years later, the two are forced to work together when Keats is assigned to protect Moses as a witness.
Votes: 31,536 | Gross: $21.16M
34. Carlito's Way (1993)
R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 175,473 | Gross: $36.95M
36. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 375,172 | Gross: $42.44M
38. City Heat (1984)
PG | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A slick private eye and tough police lieutenant--once partners, now bitter enemies--reluctantly team up to investigate a murder.
Votes: 7,586 | Gross: $38.35M
39. Confidence (2003)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
Jake Vig (Burns) is a consummate grifter about to pull his biggest con yet, one set to avenge his friend's murder. But his last scam backfired, leaving him indebted to a mob boss (Hoffman) and his enforcer.
Votes: 31,479 | Gross: $12.21M
40. Dead Heat (2002)
R | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A heart problem forces the cop Pally to retire, and his wife Charlotte is separating him. Charlotte makes Pally's half-brother Ray visit, and he suggest buying a race horse will cheer him up. He does, but then a mob boss steals the horse.
41. Dead Lenny (2006 Video)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Mobster Tony Thick is expecting $5 million in cash to be delivered by Lenny Long from Los Angeles. Lenny is a mule for the mob and he's gone missing with the cash - is he dead? No one knows... See full summary »
44. Dillinger and Capone (1995 Video)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
July 22, 1934 - outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, a barrage of FBI bullets brings down John Dillinger. As the body of Public Enemy Number one crumbles to the ground, one of the strangest,... See full summary »
46. Disorganized Crime (1989)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he's caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.
Votes: 1,859 | Gross: $7.72M
47. Don't Look Back (1996 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller
Drug addict Jesse think he's found the answer to all his problems in the form of a breifcase full of money. However, the money isn't his and stealing it from right under the nose of a ... See full summary »
48. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 242,567 | Gross: $41.91M
51. Eureka (1983)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems.
Votes: 2,324 | Gross: $0.12M
52. Family Business (1989)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama
Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,376 | Gross: $12.20M
53. Find Me Guilty (2006)
R | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
In the late 1980s, a low level gangster named Jackie DiNorscio defends himself in court in what became the longest criminal trial in American judicial history.
Votes: 29,881 | Gross: $1.17M
54. Fingers (1978)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A dysfunctional young man is pulled between loyalties to his Italian mob-connected loan shark father and his mentally disturbed Jewish concert pianist mother.
55. French Connection II (1975)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.
Votes: 14,069 | Gross: $12.48M
56. The Funeral (1996)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
In the 30's, in New York, the coffin of the leftist gangster Johnny Tempio is brought to the house of his older brother Ray for the wake of family and friends. Ray is a cold gangster that ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,359 | Gross: $1.23M
57. Funny Money (2006)
R | 98 min | Comedy
Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's five million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,651 | Gross: $0.00M
58. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 346,251 | Gross: $77.81M
60. Gangster Squad (2013)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 186,569 | Gross: $46.00M
63. Getting Gotti (1994 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama
Though she grew up in the same neighborhood with him, the new Assistant U.S. Attorney is determined to prosecute Mafia boss John Gotti. Uncooperative FBI agents and bureaucrats will not ... See full summary »
64. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Votes: 75,719 | Gross: $3.31M
65. Gloria (1999)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,745 | Gross: $4.16M
66. Gloria (1980)
PG | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
68. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 896,278 | Gross: $57.30M
69. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 301,705 | Gross: $66.67M
70. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 818,932 | Gross: $46.84M
72. Harlem Nights (1989)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the 1930s, a New York City illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters, and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.
Votes: 15,877 | Gross: $60.86M
75. Heat (1995)
R | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives.
Votes: 479,189 | Gross: $67.44M
78. Hitman's Run (1999)
R | 93 min | Action
A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer ... See full summary »
79. Hoffa (1992)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate and mysteriously disappears in 1975.
Votes: 18,454 | Gross: $24.28M
80. Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,203 | Gross: $35.21M
82. Idlewild (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,793 | Gross: $12.55M
83. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.
84. Innocent Blood (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.
Votes: 8,000 | Gross: $4.97M
85. Jerry and Tom (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their ... See full summary »
86. Johnny Dangerously (1984)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
88. Kill the Irishman (2011)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.
Votes: 38,139 | Gross: $1.19M
89. King of New York (1990)
R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.
Votes: 25,909 | Gross: $2.55M
91. Kiss Toledo Goodbye (1999)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Thriller
A man learns that the bio father he knew nothing about is involved in a world of crime. Upon dad's death he is expected to join his new "family."
92. Knockaround Guys (2001)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.
Votes: 20,656 | Gross: $11.63M
93. Kounterfeit (1996 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Seasoned ex-criminal is drawn into counterfeit money deal that turns into shooting spree. During the incident, undercover cop was killed and his sister is determined to find the killers.
94. Lansky (1999 TV Movie)
R | 116 min | Drama, Crime
This is the telling of the life of organized crime boss, Meyer Lansky, as remembered by him as a very old man who is moving about the world looking for some country that will take him in ... See full summary »
95. Last Man Standing (1996)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 47,568 | Gross: $17.60M
96. Last Rites (1988)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.
Votes: 882 | Gross: $0.43M
98. Loaded (I) (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Jason Boyer is a loose-cannon special agent brought in by a narcotics task force to bring down De La Cruz crime family lieutenant Bobby Leoni. A rising star in the criminal underworld, ... See full summary »
100. Luck of the Draw (2000)
R | 101 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
Jack Sweeny is a young man just trying to get a job. Turned down at another bank due to his criminal record he meets a girl, Rebecca, but also witnesses a 3 way shootout between 2 groups of... See full summary »