The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

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List Criteria: Vote up your favorite gangster films that were released in the 1990s.

With so many critically acclaimed mob movies to choose from, this best '90s gangster movies will be tough to vote for. Do you have a favorite mob movie from the 1990s? There are the obvious choices, but true cinema fans will dive a little deeper to vote on this list.

Quentin Tarantino's gangster films of the '90s have definitely stood the test of time. Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs have received several awards and have become cult classics to the 1990s gangster film genre. Martin Scorsese is brilliant when it comes to amazing gangster movies and, in the '90s, Goodfellas certainly changed the game. It has been named as one of the top greatest gangster films of all time.

The '90s definitely delivered the greatest gangster movies of all, but which one is the best and which will be sleeping with the fishes? Vote for your top 1990s gangster movie and downvote any you don't think deserve to be with these other legends.

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Steve Allen, Don Rickles, James Woods

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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    Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    A Bronx Tale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Carlito's Way is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Viggo Mortensen

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    Robert De Niro, William Fichtner, Natalie Portman

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    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    Miller's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda

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    King of New York is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino

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    Menace II Society is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

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    New Jack City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Bugsy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

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    Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    State of Grace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

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    Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

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    Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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    Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

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    Glenn Plummer, Carl Lumbly, Byron Minns

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    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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    Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel, John Turturro

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    Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    The Freshman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Penelope Ann Miller

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    Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Jay Mohr

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    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Desperado is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

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    Melissa George, Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda

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    Mira Sorvino, Danny Trejo, Chow Yun-Fat

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    LL Cool J, Nas, Nia Long

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito, N'Bushe Wright Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Christine Baranski, Heavy D, Donald Faison

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    Lucy Liu, Tupac Shakur, Thandie Newton

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    Payback is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Leslie Mann

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    Rose McGowan, Amanda Peet, Will Arnett

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    Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Philip Kwok

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    Mickey Rourke, Paulina Porizkova, Thomas Jane

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    El Mariachi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Carlos Gallardo, Juan García, María Castillo

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    Bullets over Broadway is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack

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    Traci Lords, Denis Leary, Annabella Sciorra

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    Dick Tracy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman

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    Anthony Wong, Roy Cheung, Michael Wong

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    Fallen Angels is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s


    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Michelle Reis, Leon Lai Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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