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List of the AFI’s Top Gangster Movies. In 2008 the American Film Institute honored America’s 10 greatest films in 10 classic film genres, of which Gangster was one. These were chosen from a ballot of 500 nominated films, to a jury of over 1500 leaders in the film industry. The ballot include films from 1915 to 2006.

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Gangster Films
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Gangster Films
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Gangster Films
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Gangster Films
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Scarface Jean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni

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Bonnie and Clyde Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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White Heat James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

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Little Caesar Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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The Public Enemy Jean Harlow, James Cagney, Joan Blondell