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The Best Mobster Movies On Netflix

Updated May 24, 2021 240 votes 421 voters 44.7k views20 items

Are you trying to be a made man? These are the best mob movies on Netflix Instant, as ranked by fans of mafia films. The Netflix mobster movies on this list include crime classics, stylish new thrillers, and even B-movies. Whenever they were made and whatever era they depict, though, all these mobster movies streaming on Netflix involve the seedy underworld of organized crime.

From high dramas to silly comedies, the films on this list of Netflix mob movies are an eclectic bunch. All these Netflix mafia movies are about what its like to make both a life and a family out of crime. Vote up your favorites, vote down the mob films that aren't up to snuff, and if you've seen enough of them, rerank the whole list. Your rerank will help other Netflix watchers decide just which mobster film to watch next. 

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    The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The film stars Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran, a labor union leader and alleged hitman for the Bufalino crime family, and Al Pacino as Jimmy Hoffa....  more
    • Actors: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Martin Scorsese
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  • Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. The film narrates the rise and fall of Lucchese crime family associate Henry Hill and his friends over a period from 1955 to 1980. Initially naming the film Wise Guy, Scorsese postponed making it; later, he and Pileggi changed the name to Goodfellas. To prepare for their roles in the film, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta often spoke with Pileggi, who shared research material left over from writing the book. According to Pesci, improvisation and ad-libbing came out of rehearsals where...  more
    • Actors: Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Martin Scorsese
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    This film is a 2011 biographical thriller film directed by Jonathan Hensleigh and starring Ray Stevenson, Vincent D'Onofrio, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer. It was in development hell for over a decade, before being green-lit in 2009. The movie chronicles the rise and fall of Irish-American Danny Greene, who initially worked as a longshoreman at the Cleveland docks, until he was chosen to serve as interim president in 1961 after the previous president was removed from office....  more
    • Actors: Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini, Vinnie Jones, Vincent D'Onofrio
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh
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    The Highwaymen is a 2019 American crime film directed by John Lee Hancock. Texas Ranger Frank Hamer (Kevin Costner) and ex-partner Maney Gault (Woody Harrelson) attempt to track down and apprehend notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde....  more
    • Actors: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Kim Dickens
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: John Lee Hancock
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