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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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3,456 402
The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mafia Films
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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4,188 294
Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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2,593 403
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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2,653 521
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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1,729 349
Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Bootsdad added Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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1,817 383
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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1,460 466
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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1,830 356
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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1,320 340
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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1,190 277
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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1,226 675
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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1,283 440
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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938 269
Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mafia Films
bojanthebest added Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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1,302 320
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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701 254
Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mafia Films
bojanthebest added Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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917 369
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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450 241
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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387 264
Bugsy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Bugsy Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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353 185
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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422 72
Heat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mafia Films
PressingOn added Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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360 166
Miller's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Miller's Crossing Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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369 206
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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394 178
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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460 142
Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Films
anna gr added Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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290 140
Mobsters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mafia Films
WaelAlamri added Mobsters Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Michael Gambon

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330 83
Black Mass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mafia Films
_denny-wright added Black Mass Johnny Depp

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306 212
Chinatown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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172 175
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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369 148
Kill the Irishman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mafia Films
AntoNadarević added Kill the Irishman Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini

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190 193
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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304 167
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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177 135
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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187 162
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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372 140
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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291 159
Hoodlum is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Hoodlum Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne

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235 89
Eastern Promises is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mafia Films
wiabux added Eastern Promises Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

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107 119
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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99 135
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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183 77
Cop Land is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mafia Films
looksharp added Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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109 140
High Sierra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mafia Films
High Sierra Humphrey Bogart, Joan Leslie, Ida Lupino

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54 38
The Valachi Papers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mafia Films
peter-casale added The Valachi Papers Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura, Jill Ireland

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192 96
Analyze This is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mafia Films
looksharp added Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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423 107
Snatch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mafia Films
wiabux added Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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262 166
The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mafia Films
ardhysena added The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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85 127
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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121 156
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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104 110
Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Dillinger Anne Jeffreys, Marc Lawrence, Jack Mulhall

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113 120
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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121 138
Infernal Affairs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mafia Films
Infernal Affairs Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Edison Chen