What are the best gangster movies?

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    #1American Gangster

    American Gangster

    American Gangster is a movie directed by Ridley Scott and features Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. The film is based on the life story of a drug dealer in the 1960s named Frank Lucas.


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    Cathy Jiang
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I dont really like crime action movies because I hate violence but American Gangster is really interesting. It depicts the effect of drugs on people's lives."
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    #2The Departed

    The Departed

    The Departed is a movie directed by Martin Socrses. Released in 2006, The Departed was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and features Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson among others in the lead roles.


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    Mary King
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Brings back a lot of memories. I'll never get tired of watching this movie. Leonardo, as always you are awesome! "
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    #3Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. It won several awards such as the Golden Globe in Best Motion Picture and the Oscar for Best Screenplay.


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    Rocío Olvera
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Laurence Fishburne did fantastic here! As well as John Travolta. I don't understand why some people call it crap! You guys need to have some taste in movie."
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    Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime movie directed by Martin Scorsese based on the non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. It is about the mob in 1955 and stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta. 


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    Pablo Huerta
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "This is my second favorite movie. I am Italian and Harry Styles brought me here hahaha! It was a great movie though."
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    #5Gangs Of New York

    Gangs Of New York

    Gangs of New York is a crime drama motion picture that features Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, and Daniel Day-Lewis. It was directed by Martin Scorses and written by Jay Cocks. The film premiered in New York City on December 9, 2002.


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    Zhao Tang
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I am a huge fan of Leonardo Leonardo DiCaprio and as expected he did great and the movie was fantastic! Im so glad he finally got his revenged on the gang leader who killed his father."
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    #6City of God

    City of God

    City of God is a 2002 crime film about two boys who grow up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro and take different paths. It was directed by Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund. This movie stars Alexandre Rodrigues and Leandro Firmino.


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    Harini Mehra
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Why was this ranked second to the last? This is an awesome film! It's cause of this that I became interested in Brazil. I really want to go there one day. I saw beauty in it."
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    #7Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition

    Director Sam Mendes adapts a graphic novel by Max Allan Collins, delivering an elegant story about Irish mobsters. Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Daniel Craig are just some of the names that lead a cast full of stars. 


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    Ishan Jindal
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "This one of the most underrated movies. The moment I saw the trailer, I couldn't wait to watch it and it was worth my time! It reminded me of my childhood =(. If you know what I mean. "
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    #8Mexican Gangster

    Mexican Gangster

    Mexican Gangster is an action movie directed by Damian Chapa starring himself, John Loretto, Bougart Linares, and Amor Sanchez in 2008. This American film was co-written by Carlton Holder and distributed by Amadeus Pictures. 


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    #9The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather tells the intimate story of the Corleone family at the core of the Italian-American in the 40s. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of Mario Puzo which won three Oscar awards and seven nominations. 


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    Aadhya Kadam
    Written on July 4, 2018
    " Brando sounded a lil bit weird here. Does anyone know the piano soundtrack at the end of the movie? I've been looking for it without any luck."


Best What are the best gangster movies
1American GangsterMovies 18 Paid
2The DepartedMovies 14 Paid
3Pulp FictionMovies 11 Paid
4GoodfellasMovies 10 Paid
5Gangs Of New YorkMovies 7 Paid
6City of GodMovies 6 Paid
7Road to PerditionMovies 3 Paid
8Mexican GangsterMovies 1 Paid
9The GodfatherMovies 1 Paid

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