Crime boss movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crime boss movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with crime boss, gangster, crimes, crime, gangsters, organized crime, violence, murder, betrayal and criminal heroes plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crime boss: Brigada (2002), Godfather of Harlem (2019), Shottas (2002), Gotham (2014), King of Crime (2018), Precious Cargo (2016), Two Hands (1999), Gotti (1996), Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Long Good Friday (1980).

List of crime boss movies

 8.4
 9K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, gang, mafia, crime boss, gangsters, organized crime, buddies, murder, russian, crime, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Godfather of Harlem (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: crime boss, violence, gang leader, danger, crimes, vengeance, mafia, rivalry, destiny, deadly, life philosophy, prison ...
Place: harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 4K
Shottas (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Jamaica
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang violence, crime boss, police chase, criminal heroes, gangsters, social decay, life is a bitch, rivalry, crime gone awry, heist, partners, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jamaica, miami, florida, usa
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 7.8
 198K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, police detective, police station, mafia, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, batman, crime, gang war, orphan, crimes ...
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King of Crime (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marcus King, an old school gangster, a crime lord, has left behind old school crime. He has manoeuvred his business into the leafy lanes of the suburbs and now, in place of pimps and dealers, his team consists of the best graduate geeks that money ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing, cult film
Plot: crime boss, internet, organized crime, money, criminal, gangster, violence, gangsters, telephone call, betrayal, death, gay ...
Place: spain
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Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: heist, crime boss, betrayal, thief, danger, gang, diamond, gunfight, assassination attempt, heist gone wrong, chase, diamonds ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
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 7.1
 10K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: humorous, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime boss, crime gone awry, love and romance, nothing goes right, change of luck, rivalry, on the run, gangs, heist, beach, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
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 7.2
 6K
Gotti (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crime boss, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, rise to the top, city life, blind ambition, gangsters, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious, crime boss ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
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The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, gangsters, car bomb, crime, crime boss, criminal's revenge, crimes, rivalry, ira, violence, power, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, fight, crime boss, tragic hero, unlikely partners, anti hero, danger, corrupt law enforcer, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
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 7.5
 24
Soft Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: tragedy, killer, murder, prison, crime boss, female villain, femme fatale, violence, cruelty, corruption, judge, revenge ...
Time: 1990s, future
Place: bulgaria
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Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crime boss, tough heroes, hitman, danger, criminal heroes, going straight, gangsters, violence, prisoner, prison, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 5K
Q & A (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, murder, police brutality, investigation, crime, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, crime boss, protagonist as suspect, against the rules, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
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 8.9
 1.7M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, interesting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, gunfight, boxing, cocaine, crime, criminal heroes, twists & turns, violence, drugs/alcohol, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tale of two gangsters from the eras of past and present, whose lives enter parallel paths as they struggle to survive within Bombay's criminal underworld.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, smuggling, rivalry, rise and fall, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rise to the top, black market, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
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 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, crime gone awry, confined, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, crime boss, suspect, new year, crime, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.2
 16K
The Bag Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A criminal waits in a seedy motel and waits for his boss after killing several men to steal a bag.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motel, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, danger, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, crime boss, corrupt cop, pack of money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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 5.2
 5K
Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, crime boss, organized crime, murder, gangster, violence, street shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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 6.0
 37K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, nurse, survival, organized crime, crime boss, female killer, mysterious woman, mob boss, arms dealer, murder, top secret, chase ...
Time: near future, 2020s
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The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, prison life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, gang, drug dealing, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
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 6.8
 2K
Black Souls (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former narcotics trafficker now living peaceably in the Calabrian hills is drawn back into his family’s drug-trade dynasty by his impetuous teenage son, in this darkly elegant gangster drama.
Style: rough, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: rivalry, drug dealing, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, family business, haunted by the past, family relations, crimes, crime, parents and children, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, milan italy
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 5.6
 886
The Code (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, his childhood friends from his Arab community, including his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, tough heroes, criminal heroes, going straight, criminal's revenge, gang, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, gangsters, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 13K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, love and romance, vengeance, crime, crimes, gangsters, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, hong kong, europe, asia, india ...
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 8.7
 921K
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, friends, fbi, criminal heroes, friendship, shooting, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1955 ...
Place: florida, new york, usa, bronx new york city
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 7.4
 474K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, gangsters, criminal's revenge, violence spree, professional killer, gunfight, widower, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, ambition, criminal heroes, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, crime boss, death, casino, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
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 9.2
 1.5M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, family saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gang war, criminal heroes, crimes, greed, mob boss, lawyer, cosa nostra, power struggle ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
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 6.1
 25K
Heist (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.
Style: tense, clever, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, criminal, casino, money, robbery, bus, chase, crime boss, sick child, father daughter relationship, police investigation, hostage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
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