Gang movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gang movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful and harsh films and TV shows about / with gang, crimes, violence, gangsters, murder, revenge, vengeance, brutality, gangster and crime plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gang: Peaky Blinders (2013), Without Name (2009), Gangs of New York (2002), The Warriors (1979), City of God (2002), Green Street Hooligans (2005), Attack the Block (2011), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Blood In, Blood Out (1993), The Wild Bunch (1969).

List of gang movies

 8.8
 289K
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: atmospheric, captivating, tense, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, rise to the top, gang war, society, rivalry, mafia, family relations, crime, determination, leader ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england
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 7.6
 30K
Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, chase, hopes, lifestyle change, youth, illegal immigration, train, robbery, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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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: stylized, tense, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 90K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, warrior, street gang, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gay slur, disc jockey ...
Time: 70s, near future, year 1979, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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 8.6
 678K
City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: gang, drug dealing, crimes, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, gang war, urban ghetto life, society, street gang, social decay, journalism, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, gang, friendship, buddies, self discovery, rivalry, obsession, lifestyle, fist fighting, student, skinhead, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, chase, danger, teenage life, meteorite, meteor, race, evil alien, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, banned film, atmospheric, controversial, bleak ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence spree, violence, psychopath, social misfits, sadism, violent, freedom ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, near future, 1990s ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: gang, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crimes, crime, gang war, life is a bitch, violence spree, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, ecuador, las vegas ...
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 7.9
 75K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, one last job, loss of friend, mercenary ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, yuma arizona, arizona
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 8.1
 699K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: gang, gunfight, friendship, veteran, interracial relations, elderly, pride and honor, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, prejudice, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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 8.6
 244K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, motorcycle gang, gang, crimes, crime, family relations, power struggle, motorcycle, group of criminals, prison, young man, arms dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
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: absurd, slang, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: 90s
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 7.2
 65K
District B13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, parkour, martial arts, bomb, violence, undercover cop, betrayal, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, social problems, fight ...
Time: future, year 2010, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, europe, hong kong
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Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, martial artist, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, street gang, gangsters, foot chase, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, hong kong ...
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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: crimes, organized crime, gang, criminal heroes, mafia, crime boss, gangsters, buddies, russian, murder, crime, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Romanzo Criminale (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, violence, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, police detective, dishonesty, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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 8.4
 11K
Top Boy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thrilling and raw crime drama following a gang of drug dealers in Hackney, London - an honest and gripping rendition of inner-city drug and gang culture.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gang, ambitious, teenage life, leader, life is a bitch, ambition, poverty, gang war, rivalry, youth, right hand man, struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 6.9
 98K
Alpha Dog (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, bleak, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, friendship, marijuana, crimes, youth, society, criminal heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, death, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, year 1999, year 2005
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 7.1
 7K
Crows Zero (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can't make himself to do it as he reminds him of his youth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang war, gang, high school, rivalry, crime, gangsters, youth, crimes, fistfight, friendship, high school life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car, car race, theft, chase, gang, chases and races, tough guy, street racing, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 135K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, marijuana, swearing, gang, british, money, rise to the top, crimes, ambition, organized crime, violence, tough guy ...
Place: london
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 6.8
 74K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, brutal, bleak, bad ending, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, fear, in the woods, slasher, camping, forest, weekend, sadism, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skinhead, racism, prison, juvenile delinquency, nazism, prison rape, gang, youth, crimes, prejudice, violence spree, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, venice beach california
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The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked ...
Style: factual, suspense, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gang, mafia, police, vengeance, mob boss, murder, police investigation, danger, police detective, rivalry, chase ...
Time: year 2005
Place: south korea
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The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the story of a remote settlement which was under attack by a bunch of these recently-released blood-thirsty ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, cold weather, good versus evil, village life, injustice, village, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, fighting crime, down on your luck, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1953
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, siberia
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 7.7
 280K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona, tucson arizona ...
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 6.0
 14K
The Wraith (1986)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, cult film, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, gang, reincarnation, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, supernatural ability, chases and races, afterlife, violence, small town, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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 7.2
 8K
American Me (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, sexual abuse, prison gang, violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, racism, murder, crimes, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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 7.2
 31K
Rumble Fish (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, going straight, street gang, human nature, mysterious character, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
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