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The Best New Gangster Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated November 2, 2020 1.3k votes 330 voters 19.1k 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 Irishman
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    The Irishman

    Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

    Released2019

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    The Gentlemen
    107
    41

    The Gentlemen

    Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam

    Released2020

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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  • 3
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
    95
    42

    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry

    Released2019

    Directed byChad Stahelski

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    The Mule
    77
    39

    The Mule

    Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper

    Released2018

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Den of Thieves
    54
    26

    Den of Thieves

    Gerard Butler, Curtis Jackson

    Released2018

    Directed byChristian Gudegast

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    Sicario: Day of the Soldado
    54
    32

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byStefano Sollima

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    Gotti
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    Gotti

    John Travolta, Kelly Preston

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin Connolly

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  • 8
    Cold Pursuit
    30
    23

    Cold Pursuit

    Liam Neeson, Laura Dern

    Released2019

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

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  • 9
    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
    22
    20

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    Aaron Paul, Charles Baker

    Released2019

    Directed byVince Gilligan

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    The Traitor
    7
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    The Traitor

    Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Candido

    Released2020

    Directed byMarco Bellocchio

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    The Night Comes for Us
    25
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    The Night Comes for Us

    Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim

    Released2018

    Directed byTimo Tjahjanto

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  • 12
    Dragged Across Concrete
    22
    30

    Dragged Across Concrete

    Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2019

    Directed byS. Craig Zahler

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  • 13
    Furie
    14
    23

    Furie

    Ngô Thanh Vân, Cát Vy

    Released2019

    Directed byLê Văn Kiệt

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  • 14
    Point Blank
    12
    21

    Point Blank

    Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Lynch

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  • 15
    El Chicano
    13
    24

    El Chicano

    Adolfo Alvarez, Logan Arevalo

    Released2019

    Directed byBen Hernandez Bray

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  • 16
    The Poison Rose
    10
    22

    The Poison Rose

    John Travolta, Morgan Freeman

    Released2019

    Directed byGeorge Gallo, Francesco Cinquemani, Luca Giliberto

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  • 17
    We Die Young
    8
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    We Die Young

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, David Castañeda

    Released2019

    Directed byLior Geller

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  • 18
    Running with the Devil
    5
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    Running with the Devil

    Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne

    Released2019

    Directed byJason Cabell

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    Unstoppable
    1
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    Unstoppable

    Ma Dong-seok, Song Ji-hyo

    Released2018

    Directed byKim Min-ho

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  • 20
    The Ruthless
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    The Ruthless

    Riccardo Scamarcio, Sara Serraiocco

    Released2019

    Directed byRenato De Maria

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  • 21
    First Love
    2
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    First Love

    Masataka Kubota, Nao Ōmori

    Released2019

    Directed byTakashi Miike

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  • 22
    Once Upon a Time in London
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    Once Upon a Time in London

    Carl Froch
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  • 23
    Proud Mary
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    Proud Mary

    Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown

    Released2018

    Directed byBabak Najafi

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  • 24
    Death Wish
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    Death Wish

    Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Released2018

    Directed byEli Roth

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  • 25
    White Boy Rick
    2
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    White Boy Rick

    Richie Merritt, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released2018

    Directed byYann Demange

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