Mafia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mafia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, serious, tense, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with mafia, crime, crimes, organized crime, gangsters, corruption, gangster, murder, mob boss and violence plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mafia: The Godfather (1972), The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Sopranos (1999), Donnie Brasco (1997), Kill the Irishman (2011), Lilyhammer (2012), Brigada (2002), Gotham (2014), Casino (1995), The Departed (2006).

List of mafia movies

 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, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gangsters, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, family business, lawyer, mob boss, greed, power struggle ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, organized crime, ambition, pride and honor, corruption, death, casino, blood ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
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 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, rough, cynical, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, killings, family life, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.7
 258K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, undercover, crime, undercover agent, friends, gangster, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, colombia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, corruption, irish, mob boss, labor union, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, ambition, tough heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1975, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
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 8.0
 24K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: witty, dark humor, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, starting over, lifestyle change, blackmail, crimes, fish out of water, gangsters, business venture, criminal heroes, shooting, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 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: criminal heroes, gang, mafia, murder, crimes, organized crime, russian, gangsters, buddies, crime, crime boss, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: mafia, super villain, orphan, gang war, police station, corruption, crime, police detective, organized crime, crimes, police corruption, batman ...
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 8.2
 420K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, rough, stylized, tense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime, mafia, rise and fall, criminal heroes, blind ambition, organized crime, drug abuse, fbi, gambling, greed, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1973 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: tense, captivating, serious, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mole, working undercover, crimes, undercover cop, mind game, organized crime, crime, police, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, china, harvard university, taiwan
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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: mafia, gangsters, crimes, rise and fall, organized crime, friends, fbi, criminal heroes, friendship, shooting, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963 ...
Place: florida, usa, new york, bronx new york city
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 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, clever, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, society, family relations, gang war, rivalry, rise to the top, mafia, crime, fighting crime, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
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 8.7
 24K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, mob boss, crimes, crime, rivalry, urban, realism, gang war, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
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The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, helicopter, gangsters, christianity, organized crime, assassination, priest, confession, lawyer, pope, vatican, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, usa, europe, sicily ...
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 7.9
 89K
A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, muslim, gangsters, cruelty, convict, bribery, guilt, respect, lawyer, racial slur, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, california
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 7.9
 7K
The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, mafia, betrayal, respect, power struggle, criminal heroes, relatives, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
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 6.3
 104K
The Family (2013)
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, parents and children, criminal heroes, fish out of water, hidden identity, family in danger, dishonor among criminals, starting over, notoriety, family relations, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, mentor, friendship, sniper, loner, killings, lone wolves, dark hero, mafia, loneliness, neighbor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
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: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love affair, unlikely partners, misfit, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, montreal
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 6.7
 31K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, violence, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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 8.3
 675K
Scarface (1983)
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: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, drug dealing, cocaine, gangsters, rise and fall, organized crime, criminal heroes, mafia, drug abuse, mob boss, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
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 6.9
 72K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, debt, producer, drug lord, hollywood, money, gambling, crime, cons and scams, gangsters, violence, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, california, florida ...
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, lone wolves, hitman, racial slur, code, african american, friendship, loneliness, loner, wisdom of life, organized crime, hip hop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, new jersey
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 7.9
 191K
True Romance (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: stylized, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, mafia, mexican standoff, gunfight, drug dealing, romance, gangsters, crime, peril, gun violence, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, mafia, organized crime, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.0
 31K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, gangsters, court case, jury, judge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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 7.3
 48K
Bound (1996)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, mafia, ex convict, love affair, mistress, danger, seduction, women's prison, crime, heist, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.4
 21K
Bullhead (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: mafia, crime, gangsters, friendship, tragic event, life is a bitch, crimes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, dimwit, deal, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, flanders
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 7.6
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, friends, nothing goes right, crimes, unlikely criminals, millionaire, weekend, right and wrong, drugs/alcohol, greed, midlife crisis, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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