Best Gangster movies: A Reflection of History

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With the enormous selection of movies out there, it may be very difficult to choose the ones that you’ll actually love to watch. Our list of Gangster movies, without rankings, takes out the guesswork and help you select movies for you, your spouse, and the whole family.


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Gangster movies:


1. The godfather (1-3 parts)

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

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2. Once upon a time in America (1984)

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.

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3. Scarface (1983)

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.


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4. Donnie Brasco (1997)

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
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5. Casino (1995)

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.

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6. American gangster (2007)

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

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7. Mean streets (1973)

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob.

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8. Carlito’s Way (1993)

A Puerto Rican former convict, 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 N.Y.C.

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9. The departed (2006)

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

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10. Pulp fiction (1994)

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

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Enjoy your movie with coffee and popcorn and stay safe and also do let us know if you liked our list or let us know if you have some suggestions in the comment box. Stay happy 😀

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