The Best Mafia Films

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The mafia has been a source of some of the best stories in film history for filmmakers. The drama, action, and moral dilemmas the characters face always keeps viewers on the edge of their seats wanting more. Want to know the best mafia movies ever made? Here is a list of possibly the greatest mob movies in cinema with posters. These mafia films are known for their plots, their special effects, and their amazing casts.

This mob and gangster movies list can be sorted by cast, director, year, and more. Click on the mafia movie titles in this list of mafia movies in order to learn more about each film. This mafia films list can also be reranked to create your own. These are gangster films involving the mafia.

The best mob movies are full of action, crime, violence, and of course, memorable mobsters and mafia bosses. These top mafia movies are films any good mafia movies fan will enjoy. From classics like The Godfather and Casino to newer gangster movies like The Departed, your crime loving side will be glued to the screen, enjoying the fast-paced, high drama, action packed worlds of these awesome fictional mobsters in these best mafia movies.
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    The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    Scarface is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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    A Bronx Tale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    A Bronx Tale Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

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    The Departed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Once Upon a Time in America Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    Carlito's Way is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Carlito's Way Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Viggo Mortensen

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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    Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Godfather Part III Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda

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    Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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    Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Gangs of New York Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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    On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger

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    Mean Streets is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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    Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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    Miller's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Miller's Crossing Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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    Heat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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    The Public Enemy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Public Enemy Jean Harlow, James Cagney, Joan Blondell

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    Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Bonnie and Clyde Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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    Kill the Irishman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Kill the Irishman Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini

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    Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Michael Gambon

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    King of New York is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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    Johnny Depp

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    Snatch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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    Eastern Promises is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Eastern Promises Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Chinatown is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne

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    White Heat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    White Heat James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

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    Get Carter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Get Carter Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry

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    Key Largo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Ba... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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    Little Caesar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Little Caesar Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    Cop Land is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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    Analyze This is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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    My Cousin Vinny is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mafia Films

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    My Cousin Vinny Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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    The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Getaway Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers

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    The Big Heat is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Big Heat Lee Marvin, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones

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    High Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    High Sierra Humphrey Bogart, Joan Leslie, Ida Lupino

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    The Killing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    The Killing Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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    Martin Sheen, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Catherine Hicks

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    Infernal Affairs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mafia Films


    Infernal Affairs Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Edison Chen

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    Anne Jeffreys, Marc Lawrence, Jack Mulhall

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