Best Gangster Movies
“Say hello to my little friend!” If you don’t know where that line comes from, then you obviously have never watched Scarface, which is one of the best gangster movies ever!
We’ve compiled a list of the most breathtaking and suspenseful gangster movies out there. Now, if you have watched Scarface, then this list will give you four more movies that are just as good or maybe even better! This list really does contain, the 5 best gangster movies ever made.
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Follow the story of Tony Montana (Al Pacino) and his exhilarating journey to becoming the king of gangsters and then, eventually, his inevitable demise. Tony wants everything: the power, drugs, money, fame, and everything in between. He wants it so bad that he will kill anyone who gets in his way. However, Tony is unaware that he will be the cause of his coming downfall.
2. The Godfather
Follow the journey of Don Vito Corleone’s (Marlon Brando) family. This isn’t your ordinary household. They are an influential Italian-American crime family. As Don Vito begins to get older, he needs to transfer control of his criminal empire to someone who is trustworthy and loyal to the family. This so happens to be his youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino). Reluctant at first, Michael accepts the position. Soon after, a series of unfortunate events begin to take place and chaos ensues. Can Michael maintain peace and balance between his home life and the family business? Or will he have to choose between the two?
3. Pulp Fiction
Experience a wild ride with the two hitmen Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) as they bring a level of sophistication and style to doing dirty jobs for their boss Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames). They pull off some of their jobs with the help of Marsellus’s wife Mia (Uma Thurman) and a struggling boxer named Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis). The lives of these seemingly unrelated people are slowly intertwined making for a hilarious and outrageous crime-filled adventure.
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4. Gangs of New York
A young Irish immigrant named Amsterdam Vallon (Leonardo DiCaprio) witnessed his father get killed in a gang-related war when he was a child. Amsterdam ended up in prison not too long after. Years later, when he is released, Amsterdam has a plan to exact his revenge on the man who killed his father.
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A young mobster, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), enjoys living a luxurious lifestyle filled with drugs, money, and power. Growing up in the mob, he works hard with an undying determination to move up to higher ranks and earn respect. Against the wishes of his boss (Paul Sorvino), he gets involved in drugs. After that, it isn’t long before his own actions cause everything he’s built to come crumbling down around him.