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The Best New Gangster Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated November 2, 2020 1.4k votes 340 voters 19.6k views40 items

List RulesVote up your favorite gangster movies that were released on or after January, 1 2018.

Most gangsters are, by definition, bad people. They're criminals and lowlifes and killers. The best new gangster films take us deep into their worlds. Although these people do very bad things, it's hard not to be fascinated by them. We all like staring into the dark abyss every once in a while. Seeing a film that dramatizes what it's like to live and operate in the violent underworld of crime holds a certain you-can't-look-away appeal. Ever since Francis Ford Coppola's classic The Godfather rocked the world, movies about gangsters and the mafia of all varieties have been released with great consistency. Each year brings at least a few more modern gangster movies.

Actors love playing these characters, as many recent gangster movies can attest. You'll find some of Hollywood's biggest names that starred in the latest gangster movies on the list below.

Vote up the best entries on this list of new gangster movies. Also be sure to check back for the latest and upcoming gangster movies as they are released.

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  • The Irishman1
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    The Irishman

    Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

    Released2019

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • The Gentlemen2
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    The Gentlemen

    Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam

    Released2020

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum3
    97
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    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry

    Released2019

    Directed byChad Stahelski

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  • The Mule4
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    The Mule

    Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper

    Released2018

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • Den of Thieves5
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    Den of Thieves

    Gerard Butler, Curtis Jackson

    Released2018

    Directed byChristian Gudegast

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  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado6
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    Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byStefano Sollima

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  • Cold Pursuit7
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    Cold Pursuit

    Liam Neeson, Laura Dern

    Released2019

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

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  • Gotti8
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    Gotti

    John Travolta, Kelly Preston

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin Connolly

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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie9
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    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    Aaron Paul, Charles Baker

    Released2019

    Directed byVince Gilligan

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  • The Traitor10
    10
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    The Traitor

    Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Candido

    Released2020

    Directed byMarco Bellocchio

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  • The Night Comes for Us11
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    The Night Comes for Us

    Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim

    Released2018

    Directed byTimo Tjahjanto

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  • Dragged Across Concrete12
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    Dragged Across Concrete

    Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2019

    Directed byS. Craig Zahler

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  • Furie13
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    Furie

    Ngô Thanh Vân, Cát Vy

    Released2019

    Directed byLê Văn Kiệt

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  • Point Blank14
    12
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    Point Blank

    Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Lynch

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  • El Chicano15
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    El Chicano

    Adolfo Alvarez, Logan Arevalo

    Released2019

    Directed byBen Hernandez Bray

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  • The Poison Rose16
    10
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    The Poison Rose

    John Travolta, Morgan Freeman

    Released2019

    Directed byGeorge Gallo, Francesco Cinquemani, Luca Giliberto

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  • We Die Young17
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    We Die Young

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, David Castañeda

    Released2019

    Directed byLior Geller

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  • Running with the Devil18
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    Running with the Devil

    Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne

    Released2019

    Directed byJason Cabell

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  • Unstoppable19
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    Unstoppable

    Ma Dong-seok, Song Ji-hyo

    Released2018

    Directed byKim Min-ho

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  • The Ruthless20
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    The Ruthless

    Riccardo Scamarcio, Sara Serraiocco

    Released2019

    Directed byRenato De Maria

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  • First Love21
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    First Love

    Masataka Kubota, Nao Ōmori

    Released2019

    Directed byTakashi Miike

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  • Once Upon a Time in London22
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    Once Upon a Time in London

    Terry Stone, Andy Beckwith

    Released2019

    Directed bySimon Rumley

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  • Proud Mary23
    1
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    Proud Mary

    Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown

    Released2018

    Directed byBabak Najafi

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  • Death Wish24
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    Death Wish

    Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Released2018

    Directed byEli Roth

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  • White Boy Rick25
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    White Boy Rick

    Richie Merritt, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released2018

    Directed byYann Demange

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