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The best gangster films are tense affairs. The film-makers concentrate on story, plot and setting whilst the actors and actresses make audiences believe they really are deeply embroiled in crime. A good gangster movie is a heady experience! These are the greatest gangster movies of all time.

Top 10 Mafia (Gangster) Movies

We're gonna make you an offer you can't refuse. WatchMojo offers a list of their favorite "Mafia" movies, although you can't always blame the Mafia for all the criminal mayhem in these films!

The Godfather (1972)

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Dan the Info-man
Only one film could really challenge The Godfather as the greatest gangster movie of all time - its brilliant 1974 sequel!

Goodfellas (1990)

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Dan the Info-man
The Departed (2006) and Casino (1995) were great gangster movies by Martin Scorsese but Goodfellas is his mob masterpiece.

Scarface (1983)

Dan the Info-man
A movie that demonstrates the excesses of the 1980s perfectly. Al Pacino is brilliant as the angry and ruthless Cuban refugee/drug lord Tony Montana.
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