The dark underworld poses as the paradise of all crimes around the world. The gangsters dominate the entire empire of this criminal world. The line between the protagonist and the antagonist is always blurred here. Because the main rhythm here lies between power and money. The best Hollywood gangster movies have brought this world, which is just outside of the traditional way of life, to the silver screen in a wonderful way. Today's feature assembles some of the best gangster movies of Hollywood.
Top 10 Gangster Films Ever Made in The History Of Hollywood
The Godfather | 1972
IMDb: 9.2 | RottenTomatoes: 97%| 3 Oscars
The story of this American epic crime film, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name, published in 1969. The film stars Marlon Brando, James Cane, Al Pacino, Richard Castellano, Sterling Hayden, Robert Duval, John Marley, Diane Keaton, and Richard Conte. This is the first of three installments of the Godfather movie series.
The story of the film centered on the Corleone Mafia gang formed by Vito Corleone after World War II. Despite not being involved in the gang's activities, Vito's youngest son, Michael Corleone, is transformed into a formidable mafia.
Goodfellas | 1990
IMDb: 8.7 | RottenTomatoes: 96%| 1 Oscar
This American biographical film is directed by Martin Scorsese, an Oscar-winning thriller movie maker. The screenplay is based on the 1985 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. Scorsese himself co-wrote the screenplay with Pileggi to transform the non-fiction into the movie.
The film, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pacey, Ray Leota, Paul Sorvino, and Lauren Braco, is produced by Irwin Winkler. This crime film is an ultimate depiction of the rise and fall of Henry Hill, an American mobster from 1955 to 1960.
The Departed | 2006
IMDb: 8.5 | RottenTomatoes: 90% | 4 Oscars
This epic crime thriller film is another wonderful creation of renowned moviemaker Martin Scorsese. It is, in fact, a Hollywood version of the famous Hong Kong movie Infernal Affairs(2002). William Monahan wrote the screenplay for The Departed Movie, which focuses on the real-life of the Boston Winter Hill Gang.