Most Popular "Protection Racket" Titles
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2. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 878,200 | Gross: $132.37M
3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
Votes: 795,012 | Gross: $57.30M
5. Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime
There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.
6. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Votes: 99,741 | Gross: $17.10M
9. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)
M | Action, Comedy, Crime
After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.
12. Grand Theft Auto 3 (2001 Video Game)
M | Action, Comedy, Crime
A young bank robber escapes from police custody and works his way up through the mafia ladder of crime-ridden Liberty City, USA.
13. City of Joy (1992)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
Hazari Pal lives in a small village in Bihar, India, with his dad, mom, wife, Kamla, daughter, Amrita, and two sons, Shambhu and Manooj. As the Pal are unable to repay the loan they had ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,974 | Gross: $14.68M
15. The Magnificent Eleven (2012)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
A modernization of the classic western in which the Cowboys are a struggling local amateur soccer team, the Indians run a nearby Tandoori restaurant and the bandits are a group of menacing ... See full summary »
16. The Valachi Papers (1972)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt ... See full summary »
17. Brighton Rock (1947)
92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,973 | Gross: $0.22M
19. Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
G | 101 min | Action, Comedy
After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
20. Brother Orchid (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.
23. Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)
R | 118 min | Documentary
A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.
Votes: 1,339 | Gross: $0.18M
24. Blowing Wild (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In South America, when Jeff Dawson and Dutch Peterson's oil rigs are dynamited by local bandits, the two partners resort to risky transportation of nitroglycerin to raise money.
25. Invasion (2001 TV Movie)
In a battle for pro wrestling supremacy between the WWF and the WCW/ECW Alliance, the WWF team of Stone Cold Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker and Kane battle the WCW/... See full summary »
27. The Dancing Masters (1943)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite.
28. The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959)
Approved | 81 min | Western
After his brother the sheriff is murdered, Bat Masterson is elected to the job and is determined to find the killer and make Dodge City safe.
29. I'll Wait for You (1941)
Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance
A remake of Robert Montgomery's 1934 hit Hide-Out, this superb film directed by Robert B. Sinclair (known for his classic Broadway productions of The Philadelphia Story, Dodsworth and Pride... See full summary »
30. Kid Glove Killer (1942)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crime lab expert Gordon McKay uses the latest forensic techniques to solve murders in a city plagued by political corruption and mob rackets.
31. The Last Desperate Hours (1974)
90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Paolo Mancuso is a gang boss whose rivals want dead. During a failed assassination attempt, he is bitten by an infected lab rat. In the short time he has left to live, he tracks down his enemies and kills them one by one.
32. Three Loan Wolves (1946)
17 min | Comedy, Short
Told in flash back, the stooges tell their son how he came to have three fathers. The stooges, owners of a pawn shop, owed money to the gashouse protection society, a bunch of loan sharks. ... See full summary »
33. Trigger, Jr. (1950)
Approved | 68 min | Western
Evil Grant Withers lets a killer horse loose to ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. He hopes to shake down the ranchers for his "protection". Roy tracks down the bad guys, but is ... See full summary »
34. The Unknown Man (1951)
Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Prominent attorney Brad Mason takes on the defense of Rudi Walchek, a young hit-man hoodlum accused of murder. Convinced of the youthful thug's innocence, Mason get him acquitted. Later, he... See full summary »
35. The Gunman (1952)
52 min | Western
Dan Forester, a small town New Mexico newspaper editor, spots an outlaw wanted for murder. He sends word to Whip Wilson, a Texas lawman anxious to make an arrest. When Wilson arrives, he ... See full summary »
37. The Lady and the Mob (1939)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Society-woman Hattie Leonard organizes her own band of 'gang-busters' when she discovers a garment she sent to the dry-cleaners had been taxed twenty-five-cents to pay for gang 'protection.... See full summary »
38. King of Chinatown (1939)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Violene and death stalk the Chinese of a big American city, but one man, Dr. Chang Ling, and his daughter, Dr. Mary Ling, defy the racketeers who are responsible, and, against terrific odds, bring peace to their oppressed neighbors.
40. The Manhandlers (1974)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A gorgeous girl named Katie inherits her deceased uncle's business and decides that she too can be a businesswoman and hire two hot girlfriends. Katie doesn't like the brothel part so she ... See full summary »
43. Crime Ring (1938)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Crime
Newspaper reporter Joe Ryan and District Attorney Thomas Redwine strike a deal. In exchange for having access to jailed actress Judy Allen, Joe must help Thomas on a tough racketeering case.
44. Born Reckless (1937)
Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A champion auto racer takes a job with a taxicab company being harassed by a gangster who wants to take over all the cab companies in town.
46. Whistling in the Dark (1933)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A mystery writer and his sweetheart are held hostage by a fugitive gangster, who hopes to get writer's help in devising the "perfect crime"
49. G-Men Never Forget (1948)
Passed | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
G-Man and a female detective sergeant pursue racketeers, unaware that her police commissioner is actually a gang boss altered by plastic surgery.