The Best Gang Movies Films
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The Best Gang Movies

List Criteria: Movies must deal with gangs and gangland violence.

List of the best gang movies. These are films that focus on gangs, life as a gang member, and the conflicts between rival street gangs. This genre can also include hood movies, heist movies and various other sub-genres. Unlike hood movies, however, gang films can be much more stylized as well as take place during various decades and points in time. Life on the street can be difficult, to say the least. The conflict spawned be such an environment can make for great drama and storytelling.

What are the top street gang movies of all time? The movies on this list are some of the best thug-life films anywhere, but if you believe we've missed one please feel free to add it to the list yourself.
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