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Poll: Gangsters Around the World

The world of organized crime inspires wildly different movies across the globe. After all, the genre almost inevitably reflects society and proves to be versatile even within its limitations. There are realistic portrayals of a country's specific underworld but the gangster can also be a cultural symbol or simply a vehicle for entertainment, or an aesthetic experience.

Apart from the United States, which country produces the most interesting gangster movies?

*to enter the list, a country must have at least three gangster movies with at least 1,000 votes on IMDb

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    Alain Delon in Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

    France. For example Rififi (1955); Le Samouraï (1967); Mesrine (2008).
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)

    Japan. For example Tokyo Drifter (1966); Graveyard of Honor (1975); Sonatine (1993).
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    Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Statham, and Nick Moran in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

    The United Kingdom. For example The Long Good Friday (1980); Sexy Beast (2000); Snatch (2000).
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    Henry Silva in The Italian Connection (1972)

    Italy. For example Salvatore Giuliano (1962); Caliber 9 (1972); Gomorrah (2008).
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    Leandro Firmino, Darlan Cunha, and Paulo 'Jacaré' César in City of God (2002)

    Brazil. For example City of God (2002); Elite Squad (2007); City of Men (2007).
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    Manoj Bajpayee in Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

    India. For example Deewaar (1975); Company (2002); Maqbool (2003).
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    Election (2005)

    China/Hong Kong. For example A Better Tomorrow (1986); The Mission (1999); Infernal Affairs (2002).
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    Byeong-ok Kim in New World (2013)

    South Korea. For example A Bittersweet Life (2005); A Dirty Carnival (2006); New World (2013).
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    Zlatko Buric and Mads Mikkelsen in Pusher II (2004)

    Denmark. For example the Pusher trilogy (1996-2005); Flickering Lights (2000); R (2010).
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    Brother (1997)

    Russia. For example Brother (1997); Brother 2 (2000); Blind Man's Bluff (2005).
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    Egbert-Jan Weeber Van god los

    The Netherlands. For example BackSlide (2004); The Preacher (2004); The Gang of Oss (2011).
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    Melih Çardak and Ugur Yücel in The Bandit (1996)

    Turkey. For example The Bandit (1996); Beans (2000); For Love and Honor (2007).
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    Tsotsi (2005)

    South Africa. For example Stander (2003); Tsotsi (2005); Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008).
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    Sin Nombre (2009)

    Mexico. For example Sin Nombre (2009); El Narco (2010); Miss Bala (2011).
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    Bryan Brown in Two Hands (1999)

    Australia. For example Romper Stomper (1992); Chopper (2005); Animal Kingdom (2010).

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