Criminal syndicate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant criminal syndicate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with criminal syndicate, criminal, crimes, organized crime, crime boss, gang, gangsters, mafia, murder and bandit plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Japan and other countries.
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criminal syndicate movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as criminal syndicate: American Gangster (2007), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Company (2002), Shinjuku Incident (2009), Agitator (2001), Walking Tall (1973), Boost (2017), Lansky (2021), BMF (2021), Yakuza Princess (2021).

List of criminal syndicate movies

American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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: tense, realistic, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, crime boss, drug traffic, gang, criminal syndicate ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, harlem ...
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: melancholic, epic, ambiguous ending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, friendship, prohibition, rape, betrayal, childhood friend, criminal heroes, gunfight, crimes, flashback ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 1920s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, miami, florida
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 8.0
 16K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rivalry, gang war, crime boss, criminal underworld, gang, criminal syndicate, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, hong kong, switzerland, kenya ...
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Shinjuku Incident (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Iron Zhao aka Steelhead, a truck repairman from China's Northeast, and settles down as an illegal immigrant in Tokyo. After a series of run-ins with the Yakuza, he rises to power as the Don of Chinese illegal immigrants. However, things get out ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, bloody ...
Plot: gang war, survival, criminal syndicate, gang, yakuza, immigrants, vengeance, drug lord, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Place: japan, china, tokyo, asia, mount fuji ...
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 6.7
 1K
Agitator (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When a young Yakuza torments the customers in a rival crime family's nightclub, it is not long before his dead body is found. Soon, inter-family retaliation follows, resulting in the death fo a prominent crime boss. Devastated by htis turn of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, wrath, crime boss, organized crime, anger, rage, criminal syndicate, sadness, nostalgia, assassin, hitman ...
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 6.9
 6K
Walking Tall (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vigilantism, crimes, small town, redneck, sheriff, police corruption, corruption, fighting crime, criminal syndicate, law enforcement, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 4.3
 916
Boost (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Jimmy finds a mysterious package in the trunk of his latest boost, he is thrust into a violent underworld of criminals, and a race against the clock to save a little girl's life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: car thief, criminal syndicate, violence, killings, crimes, pride and honor, crime family, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, gangsters, family business ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 8K
Lansky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime boss, mafia, organized crime, mob boss, criminal syndicate, mafioso, historical figure, investigation, bandit, money, criminal, historical character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1937
Place: cuba, miami, tel aviv israel
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 7.4
 4K
BMF (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The drug trafficking drama is inspired by the true story of two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in the country. It revolves around ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gang war, gangsters, mafia, crime boss, drug lord, criminal, partners in crime, organized crime, gang, criminal underworld, bandit, gang member ...
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Yakuza Princess (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Brazil, Akemi finds out that she's the heiress to the Yakuza empire. Just after that, her destiny enters a spiral of violence and mystery, where a gaijin (foreigner) who's been protecting her all this time, Shirô, may have been ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, female fighter, female yakuza, female protagonist, japanese mafia, female warrior, criminal syndicate, katana, samurai, power struggle, organized crime, bonding ...
Place: japan, sao paulo brazil, brazil, osaka japan
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El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A Tokyo business man returns to his home country of Mexico where he must battle rivals to replace his grandfather as the head of a cartel.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: japanese mafia, drug cartel, martial artist, criminal syndicate, gangsters, martial arts, mafia, syndicate, adaptation, drug dealing, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, mexico, tokyo
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 6.0
 1K
Line Walker (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The details of undercover police officers are deleted from a police database and a senior officer is left struggling to know who are the undercover officers and who are the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense
Plot: police investigation, undercover cop, surveillance, undercover, criminal syndicate, drug deal, car chase, gunfight, favela, bodyguard, brotherhood, cat and mouse ...
Place: china
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 4.7
 16K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, cosa nostra, federal bureau of investigation, godfather, brutality, organized crime, family relations, parents and children, crimes, ambition, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 2002 ...
Place: new york, usa
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 3.6
 323
Brothers (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
TV show
Story: Ador is a well known and respected CIDG Police Official, with a loving family as his support. Cardo, on the other hand, loves the solitude of the mountains in the province as a SAF Trooper. Their lives take a sudden turn when Ador gets himself ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: organized crime, drug lord, police officer, police, drugs, criminal syndicate, workplace, police investigation, forensics, criminal, partners against crime, drug bust ...
Place: the philippines
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 5.9
 21K
Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Billy Lo is a Hong Kong-based movie actor, who is a box office draw. His girlfriend, Ann Morris, is a singer who is also climbing to the top. Now it seems the syndicate wants Billy and Ann to join their "management firm". But Billy knows ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, humorous, sexy, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, fight, betrayal, revenge, crimes, fistfight, martial artist, faked death, criminal syndicate, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, macau, china
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 4.0
 660
Wheely (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, Martinique
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket City. He soon discovers that staying true to oneself is a greater pursuit than personal glory. When threatened by ...
Style: light, captivating, colourful, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: toddlers, kids, family outing
Plot: anthropomorphism, racecar driver, car, abduction, criminal syndicate, friends, friendship, anthropomorphic vehicle, in love, fall in love, fast car, love and romance ...
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Cambrian Period (2017)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Tang Yin, a simple and kind-hearted girl who is full of hope for the future, sets foot on a southern island and gets accidentally involved in a gang's fight with the police.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: romance, criminal syndicate, love triangle, gang war, gang, romantic triangle, love and romance, criminal, star crossed lovers, syndicate, gang member, relationship problems ...
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 5.5
 579
A Special Lady (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hyeon-jeong, a used-to-be prostitute, is now the NO.2 of the gang which turns into a leading enterprise. Sang-hoon who has been picked up by Hyeon-jeong, becomes the top killer in the gang. Hyeon-jeong is the reason why he bears all the dirty works ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: criminal gang, gang, criminal syndicate, organized crime, struggle for survival, killer, bandit, crimes, gang war, outlaw gang, society, criminal ...
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 5.7
 129
Heavenly Touch (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonard (Joash Balejado) is having trouble making ends meet. His mother is suffering from depression, and he and his sister are forced to quit school in order to take care of her. One day, Jonard meets up his friend Rodel (Paolo Serrano), and Rodel ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: gay, lgbt, massage parlor, drugs, gay relationship, drug bust, criminal syndicate, criminal, gay lead character, gang, bandit, gays and lesbians ...
Place: the philippines
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 4.7
 6K
Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, martial arts, undercover agent, black ops, secret agents, rescue, rescue mission, heroes, commando unit, showdown, kidnapping, assassination attempt ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, tower bridge london, africa, middle east
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I Am All Girls (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: sex trafficking, human trafficking, serial killer, lesbian relationship, policewoman, pedophile, child trafficking, criminal, criminal syndicate, fighting crime, slave trade, partners against crime ...
Time: year 1994
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
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Kamen Rider Den-O & Kiva: Climax Deka (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Set after the events of Kamen Rider Den-O, Ryoutaro and the DenLiner gang have set up a detective agency called the DenLiner Police who seek to keep the Imagin that survived the Junction Point in check after an Imagin stole a spare Den-O Pass from ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting
Plot: time travel, police, kamen rider, superhero, heisei era, good versus evil, power rangers, transformation, heroes, criminal syndicate, protector, teamwork ...
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Carl Weber's The Family Business (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: By day, the Duncan's are an upstanding family who run a thriving exotic car dealership in New York. By night, they live a dangerous secret life. When they come under siege the Duncan's will have to stick together or die separately
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: organized crime, car, criminal underworld, bandit, businessman, criminal, crime boss, wealthy family, criminal syndicate, crimes, gang, black cast ...
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 6.7
 8K
V (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A much-celebrated super cop who is looked up to by all his colleagues. His dream run ends when he comes across a mysterious killer played by Nani. The killer wants only this particular cop to catch him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: serial killer, ex soldier, puzzle, challenge, extreme violence, revenge, murder, gunfight, violence, fight, police officer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
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The Mongolian Connection (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: Mongolia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Working undercover on a human trafficking bust, maverick FBI agent Wade Dalton (Kaiwi Lyman), captures Serick Ibrayev (Sanjar Madi), a mysterious operative from the Mongolian underworld. With time running out, Wade must escort Serik back to ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: investigation, undercover agent, fbi agent, working undercover, crime investigation, criminal, race against time, teamwork, death threat, police investigation, human trafficking, crime boss ...
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High & Low: The Story of S.W.O.R.D. (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A town once dominated by Mugen has been split into 5 districts dominated by S.W.O.R.D., the 5 gangs: Sannoh Rengokai, White Rascals, Oya Kohkoh, Rude Boys and Daruma Ikka. Mugen's grip on the town ended after the legendary Amamiya Brothers ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense
Plot: fight for supremacy, crime family, criminal underworld, fight, gang war, power struggle, gangsters, crime boss, clan, bandit, gang, criminal syndicate ...
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 6.0
 777
Caught in Time (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective tracks down a gang of criminals ten years after they initially evaded arrest.
Style: intense, buddy movie, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: career criminal, group of criminals, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, perfect crime, uncover truth, crime spree, master criminal, police detective, criminal syndicate, partners against crime ...
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 7.5
 889
Yong Pal (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Tae Hyun is a promising young surgeon, but his finances take a dive when his sister's health condition requires costly dialysis treatments. When Tae Hyun subsequently falls into a vicious cycle of debt, he assumes the alias of "Yong ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, medical drama
Plot: criminal, corruption, financial problem, street gang, social problems, criminal gang, couple relations, criminal underworld, saving a life, crimes, family problems, physician ...
Place: korea
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Identifying Features (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Magdalena, a mother in search of her missing son, meets Miguel, recently deported from the US and looking for his mother. Together, they make their way through the desolate and unforgiving militia-ridden landscapes south of the border.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: u.s. mexico border, mother son relationship, surrealism, criminal, travel, road trip, syndicate, crimes, social problems, uncover truth, criminal syndicate, male female relationship ...
Place: mexico
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 7.4
 2K
Gokusen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Newly graduate Yamaguchi Kumiko an idealistic teacher who entered Shirokin High to be a math teacher. Having high hopes for her students, her world turned up side down when she finds out that she'll be teaching the class 3-D the hardest class ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: bully, yakuza, school teacher, school, teacher, teachers and students, troubled teen, high school teacher, gain trust, hardcase students, social problems, criminal syndicate ...
Place: japan
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