Gangs. The word calls to mind Al Capone and his army of soldiers with tommy guns, the streets of Los Angeles after dark, east side verses west side, prison violence, school playground fights, television police dramas, criminals and cops. With such a wide association, it's no wonder so many intense films have been made, centering on the drama and plight of gangs and gang violence.
The movies featured on this list are the best movies about gangs and all discuss gangs in one way or another – whether it’s a historical approach like in Gangs of New York or a biographical approach like in the movie 8 Mile, starring rapper Eminem.
This list has the best gang movies including: Friday, Training Day, The Outsiders, West Side Story, Boyz n the Hood, Menace II Society, New Jack City, American History X, A Bronx Tale, and The Warriors.Vote up your favorite films or add one you love that isn't already on the list.