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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    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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

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    Mercedes Ruehl, James Remar, Robert Townsend

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    Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Mario López

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    added by wiabux Edward Furlong, Edward Norton, Beverly D'Angelo

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    Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    added by wiabux Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

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    added by bojanthebest Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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    added by bojanthebest Chris Rock, Judd Nelson, Ice-T

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    added by AlejandroCruz Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Martinez

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    added by crowe Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Mary Sheyla

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    Glenn Plummer, Carl Lumbly, Lexie Bigham

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    Olympia Dukakis, Karen Allen, Ken Wahl

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    added by dwight007 Hector Jimenez, Tenoch Huerta, Kristyan Ferrer

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Method Man, Clifton Collins, Jr.

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    added by wiabux Elijah Wood, Claire Forlani, Charlie Hunnam

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    added by bojanthebest Ice Cube, Ice-T, Bill Paxton

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    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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    Janet Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Tupac Shakur

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    added by bojanthebest Russell Crowe, Jacqueline McKenzie, Daniel Wyllie

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    James Franco, Debbie Harry, Frankie Muniz

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    added by Scott Klingaman Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin, Willem Dafoe Dafoe's over the top portrayal of Raven is BadA$$

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    added by wiabux Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Michael J. Fox, Roddy McDowall, Al Waxman

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