Top 10 Gangster Movies

The top 10 gangster movies of all time I want you to vote for which one is best express your opinion because the top 3 could all be #1 but this is how others and I feel the order should be.

The Top Ten

1 The Godfather

It's the story which is so great about it! Story written by Mario Puzo. That's why it's called "Mario Puzo's The Godfather". And even though Goodfellas is a movie way better made, Godfather's story is unbeatable. That's why it's best!

Francis ford Coppolla, his masterpiece. Not only a movie, but a trademark of Cinema Culture. Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando and Robert Duvall, would be proud to be a part of the greatest film in history. - roblist

The story that constructed by the cruel gangster

First 2 were absolutely amazing but the third didn't match up. Overall they will be a classic masterpiece that can never be replicsted in any way.

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2 Goodfellas

GoodFellas is based on a true story, if you didn't know! It's based on the Irish/American mob. Tells the story of Henry Hill in a very descriptive manner. This is the film how gangsters/mobsters can be best friends! The film can be emotional to viewers not like many mobster films! This is a gangster MASTERPIECE! MUST-WATCH FILM!

This movie has the most emotion and it has THE greatest (my opinion) story in a gangster movie EVER! - fireinside96

Goodfellas is Scorsese's masterpiece. It deserves the top spot, even though I love The Godfather too.

My favourites are
1. Goodfellas
2. Casino
3. The departed
4. Lock, stock and two smoking barrels
5. Snatch
6. Layer cake

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3 Scarface

Scarface is the greatest gangster movie and my favourite movie of all time. I love the movie to death. Top notch acting from al Pacino. Highly quotable lines. Over the top violence. Funny moments. Great plot on a Cuban refugee who comes to the us with nothing and rises to power and becomes a powerful drug lord. Crazy ending. The game is amazing too.

Scarafce is the best film ever. It shows how a man can go from nothing to being on top of the world. So sad what happens to him. - gocanes52

Master piece

Al Pacinos best movie

4 The Godfather Part II

Better than Scarface and Goodfellas

5 Pulp Fiction

This Tarantino film is so well made. The character development is of such a high level, nobody in the movie is "just there".

"who's zed? " "zed's dead baby. zed's dead. "

A complete classic!
One of the best movie's ever made!
This movie has so many good things about I can't even start to describe it!

6 Casino

I can honestly say that I liked it more than Goodfellas too. I would say the only con to this movie is that it's really long, and that the first 45 minutes were a kind of boring.

Best gangster film ever made. I liked it more than Goodfellas! - Ummagumma1969

Simply wonderful!

7 Reservoir Dogs

This needs to get higher

8 Once Upon a Time in America

NOTE: The full 229-min. Version is the only way to see this movie. The edited cut shown in American theaters is a travesty and almost completely responsible for how underappreciated the movie has been.
Sergio Leone, master of the Spaghetti western, made his contribution to the gangster genre with his final film, Once Upon A Time In America. Refreshingly modernist in its non-linear narrative and containing the talents of Robert de Niro, Elizabeth McGovern, and James Woods, who steals the show, this tale of Jewish gangsters who rise to the top during Prohibition is a masterpiece, full stop.
One thing must be made clear, though; you need to abandon the childish notion that characters need to be likable. Remember the subject.

What a beauty movie - CedreticFomento

The most underrated movie ever besides max death and the lenght of this movie there is no weakness it's only behind godfather & goodfellas

9 The Departed

Leonardo dicaprio and matt damon both are best... This should be on at least top 5

Such a well written and complicated plot but that is part of what makes it great! Definitely some big surprises it’s a great movie with a great cast! - steelers1979

10 Gangster Squad

One of the most underrated movies ever. Gangster Squad is exciting, violent, stylish and well directed. The cast is really impressive with a lot of great actors. The soundtrack is awesome as well. A great gangster flick with tons of excellent sequences. Perfect entertainment from start to finish.

This is my number one favorite gangster movie, it has a great lineup, the performances are great, and there's tons of badass action, there's also grit, suspense, and even some comedy

I saw this movie three times and I loved it even more each time I saw it. The more you watch it, the more you hear and see.

Most Underrated movie

The Newcomers

? Bonnie and Clyde


The Contenders

11 L.A. Confidential
12 The Untouchables
13 The Usual Suspects
14 Carlito's Way

Carlito's Way, Amazing movie and better than Scarface.

cool film

15 A Bronx Tale
16 Boyz 'N The Hood

Great movie, certainly not as good Goodfellas or The Godfather but should be a bit higher

How is this not at least 5

#6 in my opinion

Thug life

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17 Mobsters
18 White Heat

Raoul walsh is the best! This movie's so great, James Cagney is incredible. Both the screenplay and the directing are amazing! Even better than the godfather!

19 Snatch

Must be on 1!

20 Rififi
21 American Gangster
22 Bugsy
23 Donnie Brasco

I simply cannot get enough of this movie. Johnny Depp nailed the part, Al Pacino was fantastic... The movie could not have gotten any better.

24 The Godfather Part III
25 Blood In, Blood Out
26 Rise of the Footsoldier
27 In Bruges

If I grew up on a farm and was retarded in Bruges might impress me but I didn’t do it doesn’t

28 Menace II Society

Gritty, underrated and crazy wild. Great movie all around and not the stereotype American Italian in the 50s. - nonofyall

29 Fresh

More of a "hood" film, but a great movie nonetheless.

30 Gloria
31 Dick Tracy
32 The Maltese Falcon
33 Above the Rim
34 Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don
35 Juice

I love this movie. The ending was intense - Sabbath

36 King of New York
37 South Central
38 Miller's Crossing
39 The Man From Nowhere
40 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Best British Crime Film - LeeParty

41 Little Caesar
42 The Krays

It is about kingpins come on

43 Road to Perdition
44 Heat
45 Kick-Ass
46 The Public Enemy
47 Hoodlum
48 The Big Combo
49 New Jack City
50 Clockers
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Top Remixes (12)

1. The Godfather
2. Scarface
3. The Godfather Part II
1. The Godfather 1972
2. Goodfellas 1990
3. Godfather part 2 1974
1. The Godfather
2. Pulp Fiction
3. Reservoir Dogs

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