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, suspenseful, rough, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, murder, mob boss, italian mafia, hitman and bandit plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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cosa nostra movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cosa nostra: The Octopus (1984), The Traitor (2019), Corleone (2007), The Professor (1986), Il cacciatore (2018), Mob Town (2019), Mafia Inc (2019), Gotti (2018), This Thing of Ours (2002), The Godfather (1972).

List of cosa nostra movies

 8.4
 4K
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, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, murder, law enforcement, society, crimes, fighting crime, family relations, police investigation, family life, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, europe, southern italy
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 7.1
 12K
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, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
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 8.5
 4K
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, organized crime, crimes, bribery, cat and mouse, notoriety, corrupt politician, bravery, murder, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy, southern 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cosa nostra, gangsters, mafia, italian mafia, female nudity, police, camorra, murder, kidnapping, tough heroes, rise and fall, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
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 7.8
 973
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: confusing, talky, realistic, captivating, intense
Plot: italian mafia, mafia, cosa nostra, servant, gangsters, justice, prosecutor, fighting crime, judiciary, human spirit, hotshot lawyer, corruption ...
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 4.6
 826
Mob Town (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: cosa nostra, organized crime, crime boss, gangsters, mafia, social climbing, mob hit, conspiracy, high society, hitman, american politics, family relations ...
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 6.8
 1K
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: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, murder, violence, mob boss, crime boss, organized crime, gangsters, gang war, family business, crime family, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 90s, year 1980, year 1994 ...
Place: canada, venezuela, quebec, rome italy, montreal
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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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This Thing of Ours (2002)
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
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 9.2
 1.8M
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, atmospheric, epic, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, greed, crime family, betrayal, crimes, pride and honor, murder, gang war, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, sicily, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.7
 1.2M
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 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, suspense, realistic, epic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, criminal heroes, mentor, friends, drugs, cosa nostra, robbery, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1978, year 1963, year 1955 ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, florida, usa, bronx new york city ...
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Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA
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: sincere, rough, talky, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, cosa nostra, mafia, ambition, intelligence agency, life is a bitch, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, legal, crimes, deportation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1946 ...
Place: italy, sicily, usa, europe, naples italy ...
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 9.2
 396K
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, clever, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, killings, criminal heroes, dark humor, family life, family relations, ambition, mob boss, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, gangsters, prison, cosa nostra, mafia, hitman, organized crime, spy, murder, prohibition era, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: europe, italy, new york
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The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, N.J., history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters start to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, criminal, crimes, mob boss, mafioso, bandit, cosa nostra, organized crime, criminal underworld, gang war ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1971, year 1972, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 7.3
 69
Boss Hunt (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Style: factual, serious, brutal
Plot: organized crime, true crime, mafia, mob boss, cosa nostra, bandit, prison, fighting crime, political criminal, gangster boss, fight for supremacy, smuggling ...
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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: epic, cerebral, captivating, visually appealing, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, revenge, melancholy, ambition, corrupt politician, murder, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: new york, cuba, las vegas, sicily, italy ...
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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. ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, captivating
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, bandit, lifestyle, satire, gang
Time: year 1979
Place: italy, 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: crime boss, cosa nostra, mafia, gangsters, boat, fratricide, new year's eve, child murder, extortion, village, loss of son, catholic church ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: southern italy, los angeles, miami, vatican, las vegas ...
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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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, mafia, italian mafia, cosa nostra, organized crime, historical figure, italian history, battles, tough law enforcer, legal, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
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Mobster: A Call for the New Order (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, betrayal, loyalty, federal bureau of investigation, human spirit, survival
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 5.1
 202
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, crimes, track down, drug abuse, murder, crime family, organized crime, mob boss, crime boss, mafia, cosa nostra, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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 7.8
 143K
A Bronx Tale (1993)
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, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, coming of age, organized crime, mentor, loyalty, gang leader, father son relationship, crimes, friendship, white male black female relationship, brutality ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, new york state, new jersey
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 8.2
 519K
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, clever, rough, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, casino, gambling, gangsters, rise and fall, crimes, greed, criminal heroes, betrayal, fbi, heist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, midwest, 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: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, corruption, smuggling, crimes, tough cop, tough law enforcer, prohibition, prohibition era, tax evasion, gunfight ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.3
 18K
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: political, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, mafia, italian history, corruption, assassination, prime minister, gangsters, murder, state affairs, idealism, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1991 ...
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, ussr, palermo italy ...
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The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Arturo tries to gain the love of Flora, he witnesses the history of Sicily from 1969 to 1992, miraculously dodging the crimes of the Mafia and supporting as a journalist the heroic struggle of the judges and policemen who fought this infamous ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: gangsters, romance, youth, unfulfilled love, love and romance, coincidence, crimes, innocence lost, italian mafia, children, mob boss, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: sicily, europe, italy, palermo italy
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 7.9
 219K
Carlito's Way (1993)
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: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, nightclub, tragic hero, crimes, drug dealing, drugs, gang, prison, violence, drug lord ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
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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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Joe Petrosino (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Story: Italian drama starring Beppe Fiorello, Sebastiano Lo Monaco and Anna Ammirati
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, mob boss, nypd, murder, italian american
Time: 20th century
Place: palermo italy, sicily, new york
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