Gangster Movies

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The Godfather (1972) - IMDb

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

Snatch. -- A diamond heist gone haywire launches gangsters, bookies, and a dog on a rollicking ride through the rugged world of bare-knuckle boxing in search of the missing stone. Critically acclaimed comedy from Guy Richie.

Snatch (2000) - IMDb

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

One the best cult-movies of all times. Love John Travolta in this one...

Pulp Fiction (1994) - IMDb

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

You know, we are sitting here, you and I, like a couple of regular fellas. You do what you do, and I do what I gotta do. And now that we've been face to face, if I'm there and I gotta put you away, I won't like it. But I tell you, if it's between you and some poor bastard whose wife you're gonna turn into a widow, brother, you are going down

Heat (1995) - IMDb

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives.

RESERVOIR DOGS

The stars are ageless, aren't they?

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Key Largo (1948). Bogie, Bacall, Barrymore, some gangsters, and a hurricane.

Key Largo (1948) - IMDb

A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.

It's…

Chinatown (1974) - IMDb

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.

"Get Shorty" (dir. Barry Sonnenfeld, 1995) --- Mobster Chilli Palmer (John Travolta) travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job. Also starring Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito. Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.

Get Shorty (1995) - IMDb

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

American Me (1992) - IMDb

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Casino. Most EPIC mobster movie I've ever seen...OBSESSED!!

Casino (1995) - IMDb

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.

A History of Violence - A slick gangster film, a great phsycological drama, and a thought-provoking film about identity and redemption. (8.5/10)

Picture of A History of Violence (2005)

Picture of A History of Violence (2005)

Angels with Dirty Faces - Cagney and Bogart.  Turturro has this on his top 5 films set in NYC.

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) - IMDb

A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

worth watching if only for the first 5 minutes

King of New York (1990) - IMDb

A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.