Cosa nostra movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cosa nostra movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with cosa nostra, mafia, crimes, organized crime, gangsters, murder, crime, mob boss, hitman and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cosa nostra: The Octopus (1984), The Godfather (1972), The Traitor (2019), Corleone (2007), The Professor (1986), Il cacciatore (2018), Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017), Gotti (2018), Il Divo (2008), Goodfellas (1990).

List of cosa nostra movies

 8.5
 3K
The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cosa nostra, crime, mafia, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, sicily italy ...
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 9.2
 1.7M
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: captivating, serious, rough, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, greed, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, mob boss, crimes, cosa nostra, lawyer, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
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 7.1
 10K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, suspense, intense, captivating, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, trial, death threat, court, italian history, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, rio de janeiro, miami ...
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 8.5
 3K
Corleone (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, crimes, mafia, bribery, notoriety, cat and mouse, organized crime, corruption, prison, murder ...
Time: 40s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
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The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cosa nostra, murder, kidnapping, rise and fall, rivalry, law enforcement, heroes, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
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 7.4
 610
Il cacciatore (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
TV show
Story: The story of Saverio Barone, a young prosecutor who in the early nineties became the protagonist of the “caccia alla Mafia” (Mafia-hunt) immediately following the Capaci and Via D'Amelio bombings. Inspired by the true story of the ...
Style: captivating, confusing, realistic, talky, intense
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, italian mafia, servant, judiciary, prosecutor, human spirit, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, justice, pursuit, society ...
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Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cosa nostra, corruption, rivalry, murder, crimes, organized crime, dishonesty, betrayal, death, violence, friendship, society ...
Place: rome italy, vatican
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 4.7
 15K
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, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, profanity, godfather, brutality, cosa nostra, crime, family relations, parents and children, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, new york
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 7.3
 17K
Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, controversial, political ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, blackmail, photographer, state affairs, head of state, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: italy, europe, vatican, moscow russia, sicily ...
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 8.7
 1.1M
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, rise and fall, crimes, friends, mentor, criminal heroes, court, fbi, friendship, shooting ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city, usa, pittsburgh ...
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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, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, melancholy, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, mob boss, corruption, immigrants, cosa nostra ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
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The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 583 min.
Story: The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: cosa nostra, crime boss, crime epic, knife in hand, military enlistment, world trade center manhattan new york city, statue of liberty new york city, father son relationship, teacher, nurse, wheelchair, landlord ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1960s, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: havana cuba, southern italy, washington d.c., sicily italy, cuba ...
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Mobster: A Call for the New Order (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Plot: betrayal, mafia, cosa nostra, loyalty, survival, federal bureau of investigation, human spirit
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Excellent Cadavers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fact based story about the political battle that was waged against the Mafia in Sicily during the late 1980's and early 1990's. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a crusading prosecutor who tried to use money trails as a way to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: cosa nostra, politics, legal investigation, state affairs, society, crimes, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, investigation, murder, courtroom drama, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
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 5.8
 198
A Broken Code (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers, Carmelo and Gino, are raised by their mob boss grandfather Salvatore Gianni. After the murder of their grandfather the two must join forces to track down the killer. No one is ruled out as a suspect, including one of the family. How ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, track down, drug abuse, murder, deadly, crimes, crime family, organized crime, crime boss, mafia, mob boss, cosa nostra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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 9.2
 333K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: serious, cynical, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, dark humor, criminal heroes, killings, crimes, family relations, family life, ambition, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 8.2
 488K
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, clever, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, rise and fall, casino, crime, greed, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, fbi, blind ambition, gambling ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
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 7.2
 7K
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: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, cosa nostra, rise to the top, criminal heroes, blind ambition, ambition, legal, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, smuggling, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, court, crimes, tough cop, police investigation, mob boss ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.7
 292K
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: neo noir, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mentor, fbi, organized crime, undercover, crimes, friends, working undercover, investigation, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, miami ...
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 7.8
 134K
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mentor, white male black female relationship, gang leader, loyalty, mafia, coming of age, friendship, urban ghetto, generation gap, nostalgia, mob boss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1968
Place: bronx new york city, new york, usa, new york state, united states ...
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The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, hitman, murder, unfulfillment, ambition, rise and fall, legal, state affairs, special agents, heroes ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, new york
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This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, chases and races, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
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Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: talky, captivating, contemplative, rough, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, ambition, social decay, political corruption, deportation, legal, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, usa, new york
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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, saga, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, helicopter, mob boss, incestuous kiss, revenge, assassination, priest, family relations, christianity, confession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, vatican, usa, europe ...
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Mafia Only Kills in Summer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Palermo, 1979. The Giammarresi are a normal family — father, mother, a ten year old son and a daughter of sixteen — struggling with the problems of everyday life. Seemingly ordinary problems, oh, and the Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian Mafia. ...
Plot: mafia, bandit, cosa nostra
Time: year 1979
Place: italy, sicily
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 8.7
 33K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, mob boss, rivalry, crime, gangsters, gang war, crimes, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
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The Sicilian Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Inspired to a true story, on November 5th 1991, Rita Atria a young 17-year-old Sicilian girl, goes to see an anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother. It is the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, village, murder, danger, testimony, family life, youth, witnessing a crime, legal, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: sicily, europe, rome italy, palermo italy, sicily italy ...
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 6.9
 991
Mafia Inc (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generation. Vincent "Vince" Gamache works on behalf of Frank the godfather with his eldest son Giaco. Vince, reckless and rash, seeks to earn ...
Style: contemplative, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crime boss, mob boss, family business, violence, gang war, crime family, murder, organized crime, family values, mercilessness ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, 1990s, year 1980 ...
Place: canada, venezuela, montreal, quebec, rome italy ...
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 6.8
 28K
Bugsy (1991)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, gangsters, casino, crime, crimes, rise and fall, ambition, elimination, bohemian life, love affair, mafia, gambling ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new york, cuba
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