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The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

Updated February 17, 2021 9.6k votes 838 voters 48.4k views82 items

List RulesVote 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 time, 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

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1990

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    Johnny Depp, Al Pacino

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    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

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    Al Pacino, Diane Keaton

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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

    Released1993

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    Robert De Niro, William Fichtner

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro

    Released1995

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    Released1991

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    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino

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