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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
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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Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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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 Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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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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The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Godfather Part III Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mafia Films
American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mafia Films
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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Mean Streets is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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Bugsy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Bugsy Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mafia Films
On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger

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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
Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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The Public Enemy is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Bonnie and Clyde Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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Mobsters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Mobsters Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Michael Gambon

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Black Mass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Black Mass Johnny Depp

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Chinatown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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Get Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Get Carter Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry

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Kill the Irishman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Kill the Irishman Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini

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Key Largo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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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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White Heat is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mafia Films
White Heat James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

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Little Caesar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Little Caesar Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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King of New York is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mafia Films
King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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Hoodlum is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Hoodlum Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne

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Eastern Promises is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Eastern Promises Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

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The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 38 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) 39 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) 40 on the list The Best Mafia Films
High Sierra Humphrey Bogart, Joan Leslie, Ida Lupino

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Cop Land is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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The Valachi Papers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Valachi Papers Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura, Jill Ireland

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Analyze This is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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Snatch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Killing Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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Married to the Mob is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Married to the Mob Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow

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Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Dillinger Anne Jeffreys, Marc Lawrence, Jack Mulhall

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Dillinger and Capone is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Dillinger and Capone Martin Sheen, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Catherine Hicks

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Infernal Affairs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Infernal Affairs Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Edison Chen