A fascination of movie goers for generations, the mafia or gangster movies have centred on shady and dangerous individuals and gangs, who are involved in everything from prohibition to drugs. The stories of these gangs and gangsters have made directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma and Martin Scorsese into icons, and turned actors like Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci into household names. Here are the best mafia movies of all time for all the mafia movie lovers out there!
This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Ranked: Best Mafia Movies of All Time

1.The Godfather (1972)
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The Godfather
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5

Michael Corleone returns from WWII as a decorated war hero and is reluctant to enter the family business headed by his father Vito Corleone, a powerful New York mafia boss. However, after his aging father clashes with a treacherous rival for denying assistance regarding a drug deal, Michael is dragged into a mob war that tears his family apart.

Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
2.The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The Godfather: Part II
R
47
5

Both a prequel and a sequel to the widely acclaimed crime film The Godfather, it continues the story of Michael Corleone as he survives several misfortunes while expanding the family business, and puts it in contrast to the early struggles of his father, Vito Corleone, recording his introduction into a life of crime.

Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material
3.Pulp Fiction (1994)
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Pulp Fiction
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8

This independent neo-noir crime film is widely considered the most influential American movie of the 1990s.  Peppered with pitch-black humor and strong violence, Pulp Fiction follows four interrelated stories—involving a boxer, a gangster and his wife—told out of chronological order.

Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Dance Sequence, Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay - Original, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
4.Scarface (1983)
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6
Scarface
TV-14
32
6

A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface narrates the story of an exiled Cuban criminal, Tony Montana, who joins Miami drug lord Frank Lopez and desire to have it all – the empire as well as latter’s trophy wife. He rises to become powerful drug lord himself. However, enemies and his own paranoia eventually lead to his downfall

Director:
5.Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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Once Upon a Time in America
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18
4

Through flashbacks, the film chronicles four decades of the life of David 'Noodles' Aaronson, who survived growing up in a rough Jewish neighborhood in New York with his partners Max, Cockeye and Patsy, became a feared mafia during the Prohibition era, and finally returned years later from self-imposed exile to learn a vital truth about his past.

Director:
6.L.A. Confidential (1997)
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L.A. Confidential
TV-MA
26
7

Based on James Ellroy's 1990 bestselling novel, L.A. Confidential follows three LAPD officers—Bud White, Ed Exley and Jack Vincennes—as they go about investigating multiple murders at a downtown Los Angeles coffee shop, in the early 1950s, in their own individual way.

Director:
Curtis Hanson
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
7.Casino (1995)
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Casino
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23
5

Based on Nicholas Pileggi’s book Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas, the movie follows the rise of mobster Sam “Ace” Rothstein after he takes charge of Las Vegas’ Tangiers Casino. Complicated personal relationships, corrupt politicians and the ever-changing Las Vegas eventually leads to his fall. 

Director:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
8.White Heat (1949)
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White Heat
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2

Cody Jarrett is a gang leader who plans heists despite suffering from horrible headaches. When a train robbery goes wrong, he ends up shooting an investigator. He eventually ends up in prison, and authorities plant an undercover agent named Hank, in his cell, to find out more about Cody and his plans.  

Director:
Raoul Walsh
Star Cast:
9.The Untouchables (1987)
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5
The Untouchables
R
16
5

The Prohibition era Chicago is replete with corruption and the gangland kingpin Al Capone has the city under his control. When Federal Agent Eliot Ness is assigned to put an end to Capone’s illegal activities, he forms a team of uncorrupted men and soon finds a way to bring the gangster down.

Director:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
10.The Big Heat (1953)
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2
The Big Heat
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2

When incorruptible detective Sgt. Dave Bannion starts investigating the suspicious death of a fellow officer, he receives threatening calls and is pulled off the case. When his car is blown killing his wife, Bannion stands against influential mob-bosses who wield power over the town. Helped by Debby, the spurned mistress of the gangster, Bannion battles corruption, powerful adversaries, and violence, to bring the mob to justice. 

Director:
12.A Bronx Tale (1993)
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A Bronx Tale
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13
3

In The Bronx of 1960s, 9-year-old Calogero has a conflicted upbringing torn between his honest father, bus driver Lorenzo, and local mob boss Sonny, who he is fascinated with. Despite Sonny's warnings about the dangers of gangster life, Calogero grows up to be a part of an Italian-American boy-gang, but again becomes conflicted after falling for an African-American girl.

Director:
13.The Killer (1989)
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2
The Killer
10
2

The Killer is an action crime drama film, which tells the story of Jeffrey, a hitman, who gets betrayed by his employer, when he decides to retire after one last job. Therefore, he joins forces with Inspector Lee to confront the gangsters who are out to eliminate him. 

Director:
14.Key Largo (1948)
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2
Key Largo
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2

Key Largo is an action crime drama film which tells the story of Army veteran, Frank McCloud, who arrives at the Hotel Largo in Key Largo, Florida, in order to visit his deceased war comrade’s family, who owns the hotel. He sees that a gangster has been running things, but soon, a hurricane approaches as well. 

Director:
16.Donnie Brasco (1997)
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Donnie Brasco
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14
4

The film is based on the real story of FBI agent Joe Pistone who goes undercover as Donnie Brasco to spy on mob life in New York and befriends gangster Lefty Ruggiero. However, his prolonged absence breaks apart his marriage, the mafia begins to suspect a mole in the gang, and he becomes attached to his friend Lefty.

Director:
Mike Newell
17.The Boondock Saints (1999)
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The Boondock Saints
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14
4

After killing Russian criminals in self-defense, Irish Catholic twin brothers, Connor and Murphy McManus, turn themselves in where they receive ‘message from God.’ With friend Rocco, they become ‘vigilantes’ to rid Boston of its underworld. FBI agent Paul Smecker, assigned to track their actions, is inclined to agree that the Boondock Saints are on the right path. 

Director:
Troy Duffy
18.Miller's Crossing (1990)
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Miller's Crossing
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11
3

Two rival mafia bosses are at loggerheads when Irish mobster Leo O'Bannon provides protection to bookie Bernie Bernbaum, brother of his girlfriend Verna, from Italian gangster Johnny Caspar. Leo expels his right-hand man, Tom Reagan, after learning about Verna's affair with him, following which Tom shifts allegiance to Johnny, but must now prove himself trustworthy by killing Bernie.

Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
19.Scarface (1932)
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Scarface
PG
8
2

An ambitious but insane and violent gangster manages to climb the ladder of success in the mob, while also trying to protect his sister from his life of crime.

Director:
Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
Star Cast:
20.The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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The Godfather: Part III
R
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7

In the final film in The Godfather trilogy, Michael Corleone is almost successful in legitimizing his family business and is keen to leave the underworld. However, there are numerous issues that he has to deal with, starting from his own health to a feud between Vincent Mancini and Joey Zasa and a blooming romance between Vincent Mancini and Mary.

Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Eli Wallach, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Sofia Coppola, Talia Shire
21.The Long Good Friday (1980)
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2
The Long Good Friday
R
9
2

A crime boss is convinced that there is a traitor in his gang, and sets out to find and eliminate him in a ruthless manner.

Director:
John Mackenzie
22.The Public Enemy (1931)
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2
The Public Enemy
8
2

The Public Enemy is a crime drama film which tells the story of a street criminal, who manages to make it big in the criminal underworld, and becomes a powerful gangster.

Director:
William A. Wellman
23.Gangs of New York (2002)
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Gangs of New York
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Set in the New York slums in 1863, the movie Gangs of New York explores a violent Catholic-Protestant feud and an Irish immigrant protest that take place simultaneously. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards.

Director:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
24.Collateral (2004)
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Collateral
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5

Collateral is an action-thriller that revolves around a cab driver who picks up an assassin out to eliminate five targets in one night. Tom Cruise plays the part of the hitman hired by drug traffickers to eliminate key people involved in their trial, and Jamie Foxx is the cabbie who tries to save Cruise's final target, a lawyer, Jada Pinkett-Smith.

Director:
26.John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
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John Wick: Chapter 2
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Legendary assassin John Wick's retirement plan is delayed again after he is forced to honor an unbreakable promise he had made to Italian crime lord Santino D'Antonio for a past favor. Embarking on a mission to assassinate D'Antonio's sister, a ruthless high-tier mafia, he finds himself surrounded by several assassins who are after a large bounty on his head.

Director:
Chad Stahelski
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, John Leguizamo, Peter Stormare, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, Franco Nero
27.Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
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3
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
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3

Ghost Dog, a hitman who is a master in his trade, is employed by the American Mafia, but he adheres to an ancient samurai code. Things take a turn when he finds himself targeted by the mob.

Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker
28.Midnight Run (1988)
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Midnight Run
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3

When bounty hunter, Jack Walsh, is hired by bail bondsman Eddie to bring back mob accountant Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas to Los Angeles, he is told that the job will be as easy as a midnight run. No doubt, he captures Duke in New York City; but by then both FBI and the mob are anxious to have him in their hand first. 

Director:
Martin Brest
Star Cast:
Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano, Robert De Niro
29.Looper (2012)
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Looper
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7

In 2044, 25-year-old Joe works as a Looper, contract killer who is hired by criminal syndicates from the future—2074. Whenever they want to kill anyone, they send the target into the past where a looper awaits to carry out the task. One day, as the syndicate expectedly decides to close the loop, Joe faces his own future self and is supposed to kill him.

Director:
Rian Johnson
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Piper Perabo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Bruce Willis
30.John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
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14
5

The third installment of the adrenaline raising crime-thriller, the film continues with the story of John Wick, a retired assassin on a near unstoppable path of revenge. But this time he is on the run with a $14 million price tag on his head. Excommunicated by the High Table for killing one of its members, tired and injured, he must somehow reach the Elder, the only man who can save him.     

Director:
Chad Stahelski
Star Cast:
Halle Berry, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ruby Rose, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane
31.Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
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3
Bullets Over Broadway
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8
3

David Shayne is a young and idealistic playwright who moves to Broadway in 1928. A gangster agrees to fund his debut play on the condition that David casts his demanding and talentless girlfriend as the actress. David turns into a cheating writer by the time of the opening night.

Director:
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Reiner, Dianne Wiest, Edie Falco
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
32.Get Carter (1971)
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Get Carter
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9
3

Ruthless London gangster Jack Carter, who suspects that his brother’s death was not an accident, goes to his hometown, Newcastle, for the funeral. While investigating the Newcastle’s underworld, he receives a warning from local boss Kinnear to return to London, which makes him more resolute. As a porno film provides him with the required evidence, Carter sets out to take revenge, triggering a trail of violence. 

Director:
Mike Hodges
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Britt Ekland
33.Thief (1981)
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Thief
TV-14
8
3

Frank is a highly skilled jewel thief who wants to leave his dangerous profession and start a new life with his girlfriend. However, he decides to perform one last heist for a powerful gangster named Leo. However, Leo is unwilling to let Frank leave his life of crime, and instead wants to keep him in his employ.

Director:
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi
34.The Accountant (2016)
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The Accountant
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14
6

An intensely dark and thrilling film that follows the life of Christian Wolff, a certified public accountant who works with criminal and terrorist organizations, The Accountant is also known for its action sequences featuring Pencak silat, an Indonesian martial art.

 

Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, John Lithgow, Jeffrey Tambor, Jean Smart, Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal
35.Layer Cake (2004)
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5
Layer Cake
TV-MA
11
5

Before XXXX, a cocaine distributor can retire. his boss Jimmy Price sets him two tasks. He must track down, Charlie, who turns out to be mob boss Eddie Temple’s daughter and he must buy one million ecstasy pills from gangster, the Duke. What follows is a story of multiple double-crosses leading XXXX to an uncertain fate. 

Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy, Ben Whishaw, Sienna Rose Miller
36.Infernal Affairs II (2003)
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3
Infernal Affairs II
Not Rated
7
3

After being released from the police academy, Chan is sent undercover to infiltrate a notorious gang. However, things soon get complicated when it seems that there is a mole within law enforcement.

37.Point Blank (1967)
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3
Point Blank
7
3

Point Blank is a crime thriller film which revolves around a gangster who is seeking revenge against the people who double-crossed him and left him to die.

Director:
John Boorman
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, Barbara Feldon, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin
38.Dead End (1937)
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3
Dead End
7
3

Martin, a mobster returns home to the New York neighborhood, where he had grown up. However, his mother rejects him because of his gangster lifestyle. He soon finds out that his old girlfriend Francey is now working as a prostitute. He also meets his childhood friend who is struggling to become an architect.

Director:
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart
39.American Hustle (2013)
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American Hustle
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18
6

FBI agent Richie DiMaso catches two con artists and lovers—Irving and Sydney—in a loan scam and compels them to set up detailed sting operations to nab corrupt politicians and mafia including the Mayor, Carmine Polito. Meanwhile Rosalyn, Irving’s unpredictable wife, has her own interests and can ruin the entire operation.

Director:
David O. Russell
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Louis C.K., Bradley Cooper, Elisabeth Rohm, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
40.Seven Psychopaths (2012)
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5
Seven Psychopaths
R
13
5

The dark comedy revolves around struggling writer Marty Faranan. Things take a violent turn when his two best friends Billy and Hans kidnap violent gangster Charlie Costello’s pet Shih Tzu. Marty’s experiences, following that not only provide him the plot for his screenplay Seven Psychopaths but leave him a changed man.  

Director:
Star Cast:
Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell, Michael Stuhlbarg
41.Mean Streets (1973)
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3
Mean Streets
R
10
3

Young Italian-American, Charlie Cappa, is torn between his devout Catholicism and his illegal work for his Mafioso uncle Giovanni, in Little Italy, New York. When his young friend, Johnny Boy, ends up in trouble with loan sharks, Charlie, Johnny, and Charlie’s girlfriend, Teresa, try to leave the town but Johnny’s enemies catch up with them. 

Director:
Star Cast:
David Carradine, Robert Carradine, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Martin Scorsese
42.Little Caesar (1931)
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3
Little Caesar
7
3

Caesar Enrico and his friend Joe Massara are two small-time criminals, who move to Chicago to seek a brighter future. While the former joins a gang, the later decides to pursue a career as a dancer.  

Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Star Cast:
Edward G. Robinson
43.Gloria (1980)
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3
Gloria
PG
9
3

Gloria is a free-spirited older woman, who develops a liking to a former naval officer whom she meets in the clubs. Although she starts to rediscover the joys of romance, she begins to realize that her new lover is unable to leave his past behind.

Director:
John Cassavetes
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands
44.Payback (1999)
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4
Payback
R
10
4

After recovering from a gunshot, Porter sets out to find his wife, Lynn, and crime partner Val Resnick, both of who after a successful robbery, betrayed and left him for dead. He now wants his share of money and revenge, but the money is with a crime organization. Porter now has to deal with not just Resnick but also the syndicate bosses and corrupt cops

Director:
Brian Helgeland
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, James Coburn, William Devane, Kris Kristofferson, Maria Bello, Lucy Liu
45.Kill the Irishman (2011)
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3
Kill the Irishman
R
7
3

This biographical crime drama film tells the story of a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland, during the 1970s.  

Director:
Jonathan Hensleigh
Star Cast:
Val Edward Kilmer, Paul Sorvino, Vinnie Jones, Cody Christian, Christopher Walken
46.I Walk Alone (1947)
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3
I Walk Alone
6
3

Frankie and Noll, the infamous bootleggers partway in order to escape being captured by the police. Unfortunately, police gets hold of Frankie who is put behind the bars, while Noll escapes the police and opens a posh nightclub in New York City. Years later, Frankie is released from the jail and visits Noll with the intention of claiming his share of the club's profits. However, Noll has other plans, surely not the one of dividing the profits.

Director:
Byron Haskin
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster
47.Find Me Guilty (2006)
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3
Find Me Guilty
R
7
3

After surviving being shot by cousin while at home on probation, Jackie DiNorscio later gets 30-years sentence in a drug case. Refusing to testify against his friends in Lucchesi mafia family, DiNorscio chooses to take Judge’s permission to defend himself. His knowledge of law takes everyone by surprise as the case becomes the longest federal trial in history.  

Director:
Sidney Lumet
Star Cast:
Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage
48.King of New York (1990)
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3
King of New York
R
8
3

Drug-lord Frank White, who returns to New York after serving a long prison sentence, is determined to re-claim his position as mafia kingpin, and use his competitors’ money to build a hospital for the needy in his old neighborhood. Before that, he has to deal not only with his rivals but also a group of corrupt cops who are hunting for him. 

Director:
Abel Ferrara
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Wesley Snipes, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Walken
49.Black Mass (2015)
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4
Black Mass
R
10
4

In order to curb the influence of Italian mafia in Boston, FBI agent John Connolly approaches state senator William Bulger to form an alliance with his brother, crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger. This biographical film depicts how the latter took advantage of this partnership to become one of the most notorious criminals in the history of America.

Director:
Scott Cooper
Star Cast:
Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton, Dakota Johnson, Corey Stoll, David Harbour, Benedict Cumberbatch, Johnny Depp
50.Legend (2015)
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4
Legend
R
10
4

Based on the true story of twin British criminals Reggie and Ronnie Kray, the film traces their rise to power in the 1960s London. The two brothers resort to violence and intimidation to seize control of a local pub, and eventually most of the dark criminal underworld of London, with Detective Leonard 'Nipper' Read on their trail.

Director:
Brian Helgeland
Star Cast:
Christopher Eccleston, Paul Bettany, Emily Browning, Aneurin Barnard, Taron Egerton, Chazz Palminteri, Tom Hardy
51.Get Shorty (1995)
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3
Get Shorty
R
9
3

Chill Palmer, a loan-shark and movie-fan from Miami, is sent to Hollywood to collect a gambling debt from Harry Zimm, producer of tacky horror films. As Chill gets acquainted with the Hollywood bunch and toys with the idea of a film based on his life-story, he realizes that a mobster like him can easily fit in the role of a Hollywood producer. 

Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, James Gandolfini, Harvey Keitel, John Travolta, Danny DeVito
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
52.Suicide Kings (1997)
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3
Suicide Kings
R
6
3

Suicide Kings is a crime drama mystery film which tells the story of four individuals who kidnap a respected Mafia boss Charlie in order to pay the ransom for another unrelated kidnapping. However, soon they begin to suspect that one among them may be involved in the first kidnapping.

Director:
Peter O'Fallon
Star Cast:
Denis Leary, Jeremy Sisto, Johnny Galecki, Christopher Walken
53.We Own the Night (2007)
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4
We Own the Night
R
8
4

Bobby Green is the manager of nightclub, El Caribe, which is frequented by drug lord Vadim Nezhinski. Bobby has distanced himself from his brother, NYPD Captain Joseph, and father, Deputy Chief Burt. But after an assassination attempt on his brother and his father being fatally shot, Bobby joins the NYPD to bring Vadim down.

Director:
James Gray
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, Robert Duvall
54.The Client (1994)
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3
The Client
PG-13
9
3

The Client is a 1994 legal thriller film, which tells the story of a young boy who witnesses the suicide of a lawyer, and also has information regarding the disappearance of a politician. He hires a lawyer for protection when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down the mobsters. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, Anthony Edwards, William H. Macy, Brad Renfro, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Ossie Davis
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress
55.Bugsy (1991)
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3
Bugsy
R
7
3

This biographical crime drama film revolves around Bugsy Siegel, a notorious gangster, who moves to Hollywood and gets involved with a film star. He soon starts gambling and comes up with the idea of developing a gambling haven in Las Vegas.   

Director:
Barry Levinson
Star Cast:
Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Bebe Neuwirth, Harvey Keitel, Joe Mantegna
56.Gangster Squad (2013)
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6
Gangster Squad
R
10
6

In 1949, Mobster Mickey Cohen rules the California criminal underworld and has even police and politicians in his pocket. A secret police unit called the Gangster Squad, comprising of Sergeant John O’Mara, Sergeant Jerry Wooters, Lieutenant Coleman Harris, Conwell Keeler, Max Kennard, and Navidad Ramirez finally manages to bring him down. 

Director:
Ruben Fleischer
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Sean Penn, Giovanni Ribisi, Troy Garity, Ryan Gosling, Frank Grillo, Sullivan Stapleton
57.Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
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4
Lethal Weapon 3
R
9
4

In this third film of the Lethal Weapon series, Sergeants Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh are after a ruthless ex-cop responsible for stealing the weapons from LAPD and selling them to the street gangs. As they collaborate with internal affairs Sergeant Lorna Cole, Riggs finds himself drawn to her, while Murtaugh faces personal problems due to unexpected family connection to the case.  

Director:
Richard Donner
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Mel Gibson, Rene Russo
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Action Sequence
58.Analyze This (1999)
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4
Analyze This
R
9
4

Ben Sobel is a psychiatrist about to get remarried whose wish to get a challenging patient is granted when mob boss Paul Vitti visits him after having frequent emotional breakdowns. Ben is soon contacted by the FBI and gets his wedding ceremony interrupted by his new patient, who needs to fix his problem within two weeks.

Director:
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Molly Shannon, Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri
59.Smokin' Aces (2006)
8
4
Smokin' Aces
R
8
4

Small-time conman and magician Buddy "Aces" Israel seeks immunity deal with FBI in exchange for testifying against ailing mob boss Primo Sparazza, who in turn declares million dollar bounty on the snitch. "Aces" soon becomes the target of a number of dangerous assassins, including a hitman, two hitwomen, a torture expert, a neo-Nazi, and the mysterious The Swede.

Director:
Joe Carnahan
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Jason Bateman, Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Durand, Martin Henderson, Taraji P. Henson
60.The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
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4
The Whole Nine Yards
R
8
4

When Jimmy ‘The Tulip’ Tudeski, a former mob contract killer turned police informant with a reward on his head, moves next door to a hapless Montreal dentist ‘Oz’ Oseransky, Oz’s wife goads him to go to Chicago to inform Tulip’s whereabouts to the mob boss, and claim the reward money. As Oz travels to Chicago, many crisscrossing occurrences complicate the whole matter.

Director:
Jonathan Lynn
Star Cast:
Natasha Henstridge, Matthew Perry, Michael Clarke Duncan, Rumer Willis, Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak
61.22 Bullets (2010)
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3
22 Bullets
6
3

A retired mafia leader, who is leaving a peaceful life with his family, is shot by some unidentified men, and left to die with twenty-two bullets in his body. After recovering, he decides to go on a revenge spree.

Director:
Richard Berry
Star Cast:
Jean Reno
62.Prizzi's Honor (1985)
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3
Prizzi's Honor
R
6
3

This black comedy romance film tells us the story of two assassins who are hired to kill each other.  However, things get complicated as they end up falling in love.

Director:
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Stanley Tucci
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
63.The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
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3
The Pope of Greenwich Village
R
6
3

The Pope of Greenwich Village is a dark comedy crime film which tells the story of Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie, who steal a significant sum of money from the mob in order to back a racehorse. However, this leads them to serious trouble with the local mafia boss as well as the police.    

Director:
Stuart Rosenberg
Star Cast:
Daryl Hannah, Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Geraldine Page
64.The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
6
3
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
6
3

Based on real events, this crime drama film shows us the events that lead to an infamous shootout, between rival gangs that were led by Al Capone and George Moran.  In order to claim his status as the most powerful mobster of his time, Capone had ordered his men to disguise themselves as cops and murder all the important men in Moran’s gang, which eventually resulted in immense bloodshed.  

Director:
Star Cast:
Bruce Dern, Jason Robards, Gus Trikonis, Jack Nicholson
65.Run All Night (2015)
7
4
Run All Night
R
7
4

Haunted by his murderous past Irish mob enforcer Jimmy ‘The Gravedigger’ Conlon is estranged from his son Mike, who wants nothing to do with him. But when Mike becomes a witness to a murder and finds his life threatened by Jimmy’s former boss Shawn Maguire, Jimmy must do everything to save his son. 

Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Star Cast:
Joel Kinnaman, Boyd Holbrook, Liam Neeson, Nick Nolte
66.The Cotton Club (1984)
6
3
The Cotton Club
R
6
3

Starting from a musician, and the gorgeous girlfriend of a well-known gangster, the lives of various characters intersect at Cotton Club.

Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Jennifer Grey, Laurence Fishburne, Sofia Coppola, Bob Hoskins
67.Johnny Dangerously (1984)
8
3
Johnny Dangerously
PG-13
8
3

Johnny Kelly is an honest newsboy in New York City. However, he is quite poor, and his mother needs an operation which his family can’t afford. Johnny’s life soon takes a turn when he gets into a street fight and attracts the attention of a local crime boss named Jocko Dundee, who offers him a job. Johnny agrees, as he sees no honest way to earn the money required for the operation.

Director:
Amy Heckerling
Star Cast:
Marilu Henner, Ray Walston, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton
68.Made (2001)
5
3
Made
R
5
3

Two close friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme and within some time, they both find themselves in the world of organized crime.

Director:
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Famke Janssen, Vince Vaughn, Drea de Matteo, Jennifer Esposito, Jon Favreau, Tom Morello
69.The Family (2013)
7
4
The Family
R
7
4

After making a deal under the FBI witness protection program to snitch on his old mafia associates, mobster Giovanni Manzoni is relocated to a quiet town of France with his wife Maggie, daughter Belle and son Warren. However, they do a poor job of masking their former "family" ways and draw the attention of vengeful mafia bosses.

Director:
Star Cast:
Dianna Agron, Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer
70.The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
6
4
The Many Saints of Newark
R
6
4

A prequel to the well-known crime drama series The Sopranos, this film revolves around a violent gang war in the 1960s, which is shown from the perspectives of Dickie Moltisanti, as well as his teen nephew Tony Soprano.

Star Cast:
Vera Farmiga, Corey Stoll, Jon Bernthal
71.Hoodlum (1997)
6
3
Hoodlum
R
6
3

This crime drama film takes us to the 1930s and revolves around two gangs who fight for control over various illegal businesses in Harlem. One is headed by Bumpy Johnson, an African American gangster, while the other one is run by Dutch Schultz, a Caucasian criminal.  

Director:
Bill Duke
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Queen Latifah, Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Laurence Fishburne
72.Brooklyn Rules (2007)
5
3
Brooklyn Rules
R
5
3

Brooklyn Rules is a crime drama film which revolves around three inseparable friends Mike, Bobby and Carmine, who struggle with their various problems in life, while living in Brooklyn.

Director:
Michael Corrente
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin
73.Killing Them Softly (2012)
7
5
Killing Them Softly
R
7
5

Three petty thieves, during the American financial crisis, rob a mob protected card game. This hits the underworld economy badly. The Mob members hire hitman, Jackie Cogan, to find the culprits and punish them. Jackie enlists Mickey to help him, but Mickey is more interested in other things. Now Jackie, who likes his targets to be killed softly, has to carry out the job alone.

Director:
Andrew Dominik
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Sam Shepard, Ben Mendelsohn, Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini
74.Married to the Mob (1988)
5
3
Married to the Mob
R
5
3

Angela de Marco is the wife of Frank de Marco, a mafia kingpin. After Frank is killed, she wishes to escape the life of living in the criminal underworld, along with her son. An undercover agent falls for her, but at the same time, she is being harassed by Tony, another mafia kingpin who wants her for himself.  

Director:
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Matthew Modine, Jonathan Demme, Chris Isaak, Al Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin
75.Knockaround Guys (2001)
5
3
Knockaround Guys
R
5
3

Matty is unable to find a job since his father is a mob boss, and employers fear him. He is not content doing menial jobs for his father, but he tries to convince his father that he is ready to be a reliable partner. Soon, an opportunity presents itself.

Director:
Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, John Malkovich, Seth Green, Vin Diesel
76.Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
5
3
Wrong Turn at Tahoe
R
5
3

Vincent, a drug pusher determines to strike first and kill the other dealer who is out to kill him. However, he lands in soup when he along with his smart hand accidentally kill an employee of lord Nino. The notorious crime lord will surely take revenge but will Vincent escape death?

Director:
Franck Khalfoun
Star Cast:
Miguel Ferrer, Harvey Keitel, Cuba Gooding Jr.
77.Analyze That (2002)
6
6
Analyze That
R
6
6

Fearful of the mental condition of the mobster Paul Vitti, incarcerated at Sing Song Prison, the authorities decide to release him in the custody of his psychiatrist Ben Sobel. Although initially reluctant to take up the responsibility, Sobel finally takes him home and on his advice Paul finds a series of regular jobs, none of which lasts long. His old gang is also after him.  

Director:
Star Cast:
Demetri Martin, Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow