Gangster Movies

Gangsters (in the movies) have it all. Cool clothes (Vincent Vega). Hot women (Mia Wallace). Big guns (AK-47s). But even the seemingly invincible (Tony Montana) always go down in the end. Screen Junkies loves to vicariously experience these spectacular downfalls much as you do which is why you’ll find articles on the best and baddest badass gangster movies from “Goodfellas” to Guy Ritchie films, with all the peaks (of cocaine) and valleys (of death) in between.

5 Best Frank Lucas Movies
Sunday, September 11 by Karen Lac

The 5 best Frank Lucas movies provide an in-depth look at the life of Frank Lucas and the New York drug scene he presided over. Frank Lucas was an organized…

Scarface Quotes
Wednesday, August 10 by Tony Dutch

Brian De Palma’s 1983 classic story of Tony Montana and his rise to power in 1980’s Miami, starring Al Pacino, has given fans numerous “Scarface” quotes, with each fan having…

Best Gangster Movies Of All Time
Saturday, August 6 by Tony Dutch

With so many classic films in the genre, it’s difficult to rank the best gangster movies of all time. Vivid depictions of the violent underworld and often, at the same…

5 Best Yakuza Movies
Sunday, July 24 by sameerah blue

Quench your appetite for money, power and violence with the five best  Japanese Yakuza movies. No matter what side of the planet you’re on everyone loves a good gangster movie….

5 Best French Gangster Movies
Thursday, July 21 by sameerah blue

If you think the only thing the French are good at are romance movies, you need to watch the five best French gangster movies. Ah, France the land of romance,…

5 Best Pablo Escobar Movies
Tuesday, May 3 by Tony Dutch

If you're interested in the life of the "World's Greatest Outlaw", here are the ten best Pablo Escobar movies. Escobar was the most elusive cocaine trafficker ever and the 7th richest…

10 Best Gangsta Movies
Tuesday, May 3 by Deana Clark

The 10 best gangsta movies are not your everyday romance movies. These movies are about guns, gangs, violence, murder and tragedy. These movies take a hard look at life. They…

Goodfellas Quotes
Wednesday, April 27 by Tony Dutch

"Goodfellas" quotes are probably part of American culture by now. "Goodfellas" is an Academy Award-winning gangster movie directed by Martin Scorsese based on the non-fiction book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi….

10 Best Hood Movies
Wednesday, April 27 by Regina Woodard

Are you looking for the 10 best hood movies? 'Hood' movies are those that take viewers into the heart of the urban culture, that of rival gangs, problems with drugs,…

Best Crime Gangsters In Movies
Tuesday, April 26 by Travis Petersen

Film history is full of compelling crooks, and here are the best crime gangsters in movies. From classic American epic films to Hong Kong hitmen, the best crime gangsters in…

Chicano Gang Movies
Tuesday, April 19 by Ed Mulero

Chicano gang movies represent the hardcore Mexican street life where guns, low riders and tough women reside. These movies show the complex world of Chicano gang life as many members live…

10 Best Gangs Movies
Saturday, April 9 by Shawn Lealos

The best gangs movies takes the urban dramas and brings it to life in a way that is not comical or condescending. These movies take the real life problems of…

KGB Movies
Friday, April 8 by Ed Mulero

KGB movies take the former Cold War era agents and made them legendary villains in so many action movies and spy thrillers. The KGB, like their CIA counterparts, had their…

10 Best Mexican Mafia Movies
Wednesday, April 6 by Dan MacIntosh

The 10 best Mexican mafia movies are another way of saying gangster movies. After all, the mafia is nothing more than organized gangsters. These films cover the gamut of bad…

Japanese Gangster Movies
Thursday, March 31 by C.T. Wright

Japanese gangster movies are fun, exciting, and full of action. They combine traditional movie elements with moralistic characters that struggle to survive in a corrupt underworld. After you’ve seen all…

Chicano Gangster Movies
Thursday, March 24 by T. Cousin

If you enjoy action/crime films, you have to watch all of  the Chicano gangster movies in this article. Gangsters are a reality that exist in every culture. Here is a list…

10 Best Irish Mafia Movies
Tuesday, March 22 by William Gish

You like your criminals bleeding green, pissing Guinness and eating a steady diet of catholic guilt, so you turn to the 10 best Irish mafia movies. Well done, lad. Here…

10 Best Italian Gangster Movies
Tuesday, March 22 by Sarah Sullivan

The 10 best Italian Gangster movies are in such a list because of their excellent plots, exquisite direction, and action that keeps audiences entertained and energized through to the final…

10 Best Irish Mob Films
Monday, March 21 by Jason Cuthbert

What does it take to be one of the 10 best Irish mob movies ever made? You need authentic acting to capture that Celtic pride, intense suspenseful situations, and believable…

Mexican Gangsta Movies
Sunday, March 20 by BWalter

There are a lot of gangsta movies out there worth watching and Mexican gangsta movies make up a decent portion of them. When you think of gangsta movies, what comes…

10 Best Street Gang Movies
Thursday, March 17 by Layla Sinclair

The 10 best street gang movies contain toughened criminals, robberies, and shoot outs. If you want to see a gritty thriller about crime on the streets, watch one of these…

10 Best Organized Crime Movies
Tuesday, March 15 by Louis Yang

If you love gangster films, here are the 10 best organized crime movies that are masterpieces in their own right. Everyone envies how these guys can get away with what…

5 Best Jimmy Hoffa Movies
Sunday, March 13 by Wendy Adams

The five best Jimmy Hoffa movies offer a unique look into the life of this charismatic Teamster leader who was instrumental in the rise of organized labor in America. Hoffa…

5 Best Lucky Luciano Movies
Saturday, March 12 by Wendy Adams

The 5 best Lucky Luciano movies include fact-based documentary style films and Hollywood style movies about this real life gangster. Charles Luciano earned the nickname Lucky after being forced into…

5 Best John Gotti Movies
Friday, March 11 by Wendy Adams

The 5 best John Gotti movies are a combination of factual biography, Hollywood embellished tales and real footage of the events and characters surrounding John Gotti through his rise to…

10 Best Gangster Movie Songs
Thursday, February 10 by Miranda Caliban

Fans of atmospheric mobster movies may find themselves humming along with these 10 best Gangster movie songs. A movie is only as good a its soundtrack, and these songs really…

10 Best Irish Mob Movies
Monday, February 7 by Charlie Walker

Check out our contributor’s choices for the 10 Best Irish Mob Movies. Before there were Corleones and Sopranos, there were the Irish. In the early 30’s and 40’s, the Irish…

5 Best Korean Gangster Movies
Tuesday, February 1 by Spyder Collins

The 5 best Korean gangster movies may surprise you. Korean movies are quite popular and make up some of the finest in cinema. These five Korean gangster movies are well…

10 Best Gangster Movies Of All Time
Wednesday, January 26 by Jacob Quinn

The 10 best gangster movies of all time have some of the most iconic moments in the history of cinema. The gangster genre is known for larger than life characters…

10 Best Movie Gangsters
Tuesday, January 25 by Shawn Lealos

The 10 best movie gangsters have been appearing in movies since the start of cinema. The movie gangsters lead great mafia families, work as tireless servants in organized crime as…