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The list contains the best, new and most relevant gangsters movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful and clever films and TV shows about / with gangsters, crimes, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, crime, brutality, vengeance, organized crime and violence plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as gangsters: The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Departed (2006), RocknRolla (2008), Sara (1997), Gangs of New York (2002), The Family (2013), Better Call Saul (2015), Crank (2006), Safe (2012), The Mask (1994).
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Better Call Saul
Crime, Drama
USA
46 min.
 8.7
Brigada
Action, Crime, Drama
Russia
750 min.
 8.4
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Devil's Dandruff
Crime, Drama
UK
Gotti
Biography, Crime, Drama
Canada, USA
112 min.
 4.8

List of gangsters movies

The Whole Nine Yards
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: humorous, funny, dark humor, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, comedy of errors, hitman, crime, mafia, farce, murder, unlikely friendships, unlikely partners, opposites attract, love affair, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, china, harvard university, taiwan
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 7.3
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RocknRolla
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, corruption, crime, mafia, gangsters, cons and scams, twists & turns, multiple storylines, storytelling, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, gang leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.5
 2K
Sara
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Forty-something Leon is an alcoholic, ex-special forces barely scraping by when he's hired by a mobster to protect his 16 year old daughter. Not only does Leon have to clean up his act, but also handle the romantic advances of his ward and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, love and romance, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair, teenage life, love, girl man relationship, danger, father daughter relationship, shooting, prank ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland
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Gangs of New York
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: brutal, suspense, harsh, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, brutality, greed, hidden identity, mob boss, ethnic slur ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 99K
The Family
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: dark humor, cynical, absurd, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, violence, hidden identity, starting over, fish out of water, family bonds, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, criminal heroes, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
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Better Call Saul
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, legal, family relations, hotshot lawyer, brother brother relationship, gangsters, ambition, moral dilemma, workplace situations, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 7.0
 216K
Crank
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, exciting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, tough heroes, assassin, car chase, gory, gangsters, race against time, crime, fight scenes, lone hero, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.5
 93K
Safe
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, entertaining, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, organized crime, police corruption, revenge, kidnapping, lone wolves, martial arts, chase, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 6.9
 302K
The Mask
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: superhero, gangsters, dual identity, alter ego, chase, superhuman powers, transformation, adventure, runaway, social misfits, magic, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, heist, organized crime, buddies, plot twist, foul language, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, chaos and mayhem, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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 8.4
 8K
Brigada
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gang, organized crime, buddies, friendship, crime, criminal heroes, political corruption, gangsters, rivalry, mafia, characters in danger, crime boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Gone in Sixty Seconds
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crime, criminal heroes, race against time, master criminal, car thief, cars, organized crime, gangsters, danger, betrayal, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.0
 39K
Baby's Day Out
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, babies and infants, adventure, mischievous children, kidnapping, lost child, nothing goes right, stupidity, crime gone awry, chase, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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Falcon Rising
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, chases and races, master warrior, vengeance, danger, gangsters, marine, track down, urban ghetto, rage, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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Vampire in Brooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do ...
Style: humorous, gothic, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, destiny, transformation, death, dangerous attraction, gory, chase, blood, good versus evil, love story, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, satirical, slang ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, stupidity, friendship, gang, urban ghetto, dumb, youth, sarcasm, farce, comedy team, teenage life, drinking ...
Time: 90s
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Once Upon a Time in Venice
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, Calif., who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns to Spyder, their devious leader, and forges an unlikely alliance. ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, semi serious
Plot: private investigator, lone hero, chase, justice, danger, investigation, escapades, gangsters, crimes, thief, gang, dog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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 7.1
 36K
Ip Man 3D
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Style: breathtaking, twists and turns, disturbing, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight scenes, mentor, martial arts school, mentor protege relationship, protection, culture clash, gangsters, gangs, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
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 6.7
 46K
Gold
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle ...
Style: suspense, tense, intellectual, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mining, money, gold, ugly american, business, jungle, greed, justice, life philosophy, ethnic conflict, brutality, cheating ...
Time: 1990s
Place: indonesia
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 6.9
 2K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, loss of son, crime, working undercover, murder, parents and children, cheating, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 4K
Blood Drive
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.
Style: bloody, macabre, tense, road movie, rough
Plot: blood splatter, murder, crimes, car race, rivalry, gunfight, survival, danger, ex cop, gangsters, surrealism, police investigation ...
Place: usa
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American Gangster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police corruption, organized crime, mafia, mentor, heroin, rise and fall, gangster, corruption, undercover cop, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, harlem, usa, vietnam ...
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 8.3
 633K
Scarface
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, mafia, gory, drug abuse, gunfight, gangster, violence, drugs, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, colombia, bolivia
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 7.8
 249K
Donnie Brasco
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, organized crime, friendship, mentor, fbi, gangster, violence, betrayal, hitman, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, colombia, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.2
 396K
Casino
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: talky, realistic, stylized, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, gangsters, mafia, crime, organized crime, greed, corruption, gangster, brutality, betrayal, gambling, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
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 7.9
 180K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, 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 NYC.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, organized crime, prison, disco, gangster, prison escape, gunfight, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 9.2
 1.4M
The Godfather
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: realistic, suspense, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangster, crime family, cosa nostra, organized crime, mob boss, parents and children, godfather, family business, family, gang war, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
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 7.8
 112K
A Bronx Tale
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, coming of age, friendship, mafia, organized crime, mentor, childhood, gangster, father son relationship, interracial romance, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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London Boulevard
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, surprise ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, violence, vengeance, gangster, paparazzi, drugs/alcohol, rock, organized crime, revenge, stylish, mob ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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