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All Things Gangs, Gangsters & The Mob, Vol. I
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A playlist of Movies, TV Shows, Documentaries and/or Docu-Dramas dedicated to one of my favorite Sub-Genres of Crime Drama Cinema..Organized Crime and all things Gang and Gangster related (The serious as well as the humorous)


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TV Show: Law & Order: Organized Crime ( 2021 )
In the nation's largest city, the vicious and violent members of the underworld are hunted by the detectives of the Organized Crime Control Bureau. These are their stories.
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TV Show: Secrets of the Krays ( 2021 )
An in-depth look at the most famous gangsters in British history; Secrets of the Krays features revelatory interviews with those who knew the Krays best, including former gang members, relatives and family friends, as well as celebrity photographer and friend David Bailey, the Krays' lawyers, and police officers involved in bringing them to justice.  Many have never spoken before – including Micky Fawcett who was a key member of "The Firm" from its early days.  The documentary will also unveil never-before-seen artefacts, including Reggie's personal scrapbook documenting the brothers' crimes, Reggie's personal photographs, audio recordings from prison, a poem from Ronnie to Reggie, and two unpublished manuscripts from former gang members – as well MI5 files on the Krays.   
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Movie: The Many Saints of Newark ( 2021 )
Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark's history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family's hold over the increasingly race-torn city. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities and whose influence over his nephew will help make the impressionable teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we'll later come to know: Tony Soprano.
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TV Show: Gangs of London ( 2020 )
Set in the heart of one of the world's most dynamic and multicultural cities, Gangs of London tells the story of city being torn apart by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it and the sudden power vacuum that's created when the head of London's most powerful crime family is assassinated. For 20 years, Finn Wallace was the most powerful criminal in London. Billions of pounds flowed through his organisation each year. But now he's dead—and nobody knows who ordered the hit. With rivals everywhere, it's up to the impulsive Sean Wallace, with the help of the Dumani family headed by Ed Dumani to take his father's place. if the situation wasn't already dangerous enough, Sean's assumption of power causes ripples in the world of international crime. Perhaps the one man who might be able to help him and be his ally is Elliot Finch, who up until now, has been one of life's losers, a lowlife chancer with a mysterious interest in the Wallace family. But as the wind of fate blows, Elliot finds himself transported to the inner workings of the largest criminal organisation in London.
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Movie: Mafia Inc ( 2020 )
The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generation. Vincent "Vince" Gamache works on behalf of Frank the godfather with his eldest son Giaco. Vince, reckless and rash, seeks to earn his stripes by impressing the godfather. Without the Paternò knowing, he stages a big operation and is promoted. Fuming with jealousy, Giaco discovers that Vince committed a monstrous act during his stroke. The Gamache disown Vince and war begins.
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Movie: Capone ( 2020 )
After serving ten years in prison, Al Capone is released to live in exile in Florida. Deprived of his former power, sick with syphilis and having lost all his friends and allies, he recalls the grave criminal past and the brutal crimes committed on his orders in the streets of Chicago.
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Movie: Rise of the Footsoldier: The Heist ( 2020 )
Fresh out of prison, Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) steps right back into his Essex nightclub business. But although the money is good, he can't stop brooding about the man who had him put away. It's not long before he's off to Marbella to find Frank Harris and seek his revenge. But Harris is long dead and the middle man Terry Fisher offers Pat the biggest drug deal of his life. All Pat needs is for his pals Tony and Craig to deliver the cash from Essex to close the deal. But Craig being Craig, turns a simple plane trip to a massive road trip with a stolen VW van and its hippie German owner in tow. All Tony wants is to make it back in time to support his best friend Nigel Benn at the boxing match of his life. But when their cash gets stolen and Pat is threatened by a local firm, Pat comes up with an even more audacious plan and to get them back to England in time for Tony to walk Nigel Benn out to one of history's greatest fights.
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TV Show: Fear City: New York vs The Mafia ( 2020 )
Five Mafia families ruled New York with a bloody fist in the 1970s and '80s, until a group of federal agents tried the unthinkable: taking them down.
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Movie: The Big Ugly ( 2020 )
Anglo-American relations go bad when London mob bosses invest in a West Virginia oil deal in hopes of laundering dirty money.
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Movie: The Irishman ( 2019 )
Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. In particular, the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of his life-long friend, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975 at the age of 62.
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Movie: Once Upon a Time in London ( 2019 )
Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer (Terry Stone), Once Upon a Time in London charts the legendary rise and fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted until the mid-fifties and which paved the way for the notorious Kray Twins and The Richardsons.
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Movie: Killers Anonymous ( 2019 )
A group of people with a common addiction - a thirst to kill - regularly holds meetings of mutual assistance. Their anonymous community is wrapped in a network of dark intrigues when an assassination attempt against a senator takes place in the city. Soon after, a new one appears in the club of anonymous killers, and participants begin to suspect that dangerous and powerful people are behind their confidential meetings.
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TV Show: Godfather of Harlem ( 2019 )
Godfather of Harlem reimagines the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from a decade in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles.
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TV Show: Mayans M.C. ( 2018 )
Mayans M.C. is the next chapter in Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga.Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.
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TV Show: Narcos: Mexico ( 2018 )
Narcos: Mexico exploring the origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers. Witness the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s as Félix Gallardo takes the helm, unifying traffickers in order to build an empire. When DEA agent Kiki Camarena moves his wife and young son from California to Guadalajara to take on a new post, he quickly learns that his assignment will be more challenging than he ever could have imagined. As Kiki garners intelligence on Félix and becomes more entangled in his mission, a tragic chain of events unfold, affecting the drug trade and the war against it for years to come.
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Movie: Loving Pablo ( 2018 )
A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.
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TV Show: McMafia ( 2018 )
Alex Godman has spent his life trying to avoid the shadow of his family's criminal past, but when tragedy strikes, he is drawn into the world of international crime.
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Movie: Rise of the Footsoldier Part II ( 2018 )
The life of underworld icon Carlton Leach.
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TV Show: Kingpin ( 2018 )
The journeys of some of the most well-known names in the world of crime, and a look at how they began as unknown thugs and transformed into globally notorious kings of crime.There is one thing every crime syndicate has in common: a boss. A don. A Kingpin. Structure and hierarchy are the foundations of organized crime. But no regime lasts forever. And behind every Kingpin, there is a legion of ruthless lieutenants, soldiers and rivals dying to take his place. In each episode of Kingpin, the producers of the Seven-Five plunge viewers into the heart of a different organized crime group just as a brutal war of succession is about to break out. The series kicks off with four two-hour events, each revealing the meteoric rise of one of the most famous Kingpins in crime history. In gripping, bloody detail, we'll watch as each begins as an unknown, low-level thug, only to transform themselves into a world-famous king of crime.
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Movie: Garlic & Gunpowder ( 2018 )
A comet is on track to destroy the planet - or not, depending on who you talk to. The world's top 1% aren't taking any chances and are planning on stashing their gold and valuables in vaults hidden deep in the mountains. A 300-pound female Mob Boss, a Chinese Mafia leader and a couple of Federal agents all have competing plans to pull off what could be the final heist of existence.
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TV Show: Snowfall ( 2017 )
Los Angeles, 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and it's ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
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TV Show: Ozark ( 2017 )
In this dark, dangerous series, a family struggles after moving to an Ozarks resort community when they're thrust into a world of dirty money.
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TV Show: El Chapo ( 2017 )
This drama series chronicles the true story of the rise, capture and escape of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
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Movie: Live by Night ( 2017 )
A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.
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Movie: The Gangster's Daughter ( 2017 )
When her mom dies unexpectedly, a rebellious teen is reunited with her dad, a small-time Taipei gangster, causing him to question his life of crime -- until a corrupt cop turns their world upside down.
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Movie: Rise of the Footsoldier 3 ( 2017 )
Notorious gangster, Pat Tate, rises through the ranks of Essex's criminal underworld. A prequel to the 'Rise of the Footsoldier' franchise.
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TV Show: Queen of the South ( 2016 )
Queen of the South is based on the literary page-turner "La Reina Del Sur", the top-selling novel by the internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, which also yielded a Telemundo series that became one of the most popular telenovelas of all time for USA's sister network. It tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga). When her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico, Teresa is forced to go on the run and seek refuge in America, where she teams with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run. In the process, she learns the tools of the trade and strategically positions herself to become the leader of the Cartel.
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TV Show: Narcos ( 2015 )
Narcos chronicle the life and death of drug lord Pablo Escobar the ruthless boss of the Medellin Cartel and a known terrorist who was also a congressman, a family man and revered by the poor as a new Robin Hood.
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Movie: Legend ( 2015 )
Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.
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Movie: Run All Night ( 2015 )
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
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Movie: Black Mass ( 2015 )
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
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TV Show: The Making of The Mob ( 2015 )
The Making of The Mob is a special event miniseries chronicling the historical roots of the original Five Families that led to the formation of the modern American Mafia.
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TV Show: Gomorra ( 2014 )
Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra.
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TV Show: Power ( 2014 )
Power tells the story of James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York City nightclub owner who caters to the city's elite. He wants to build an empire, turn the club into a Fortune 500 business, but there's just one problem: Ghost is living a double life. When he is not in the club, he is the kingpin of the most lucrative drug network in New York for a very high-level clientele. His marriage, family and business all become unknowingly threatened as he is tempted to leave his criminal life behind and become the rags-to-riches businessman he wants to be most of all.
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Movie: Rob the Mob ( 2014 )
A Queens couple who specialize in robbing mafia social clubs stumble upon a score bigger than they could ever imagine, becoming targets of both the mob and the FBI in the process.
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TV Show: The Driver ( 2014 )
Vince McKee's life is turned upside down when he agrees to be the driver for a criminal gang.
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Movie: Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded ( 2014 )
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn't the whole story - Pulling from hundreds of hours of additional interviews and recently uncovered archival news footage, Cocaine Cowboys has been RELOADED: packed with footage and stories that have never been told about Griselda Blanco, the Medellín Cartel, and Miami's Cocaine Wars, with firsthand accounts by hit man Jorge 'Rivi' Ayala, cocaine trafficker Jon Roberts, smuggler Mickey Munday, and others. Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded recreates Miami's Cocaine Wars like you've never experienced it.
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TV Show: Fat Tony & Co. ( 2014 )
Set from 1990-2012, this series charts the rise and fall of Tony Mokbel, from pizza shop owner, to Australia's most successful drug baron, to his eventual arrest in Athens.
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TV Show: Peaky Blinders ( 2013 )
An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham.
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Movie: Stand Up Guys ( 2013 )
A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.
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Movie: Gangster Squad ( 2013 )
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.
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Movie: Real Gangsters ( 2013 )
Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo (Nick Mancuso) and Jack Lo Giacamo (Frank D'Angelo) Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous extended family and volatile business ventures by very different means. Vincent is the politician, the man who always has a plan to help keep the peace, find common ground, bind blood and commerce and grow the family into a billion dollar empire. Jack is the muscle, the hot head, ruthless and uncompromising he lives in the moment and executes his actions based on how he feels. Unfortunately for these two men, these two philosophies don't always work together. Jack enforces his code of duty and honor with a brutal finality that sometimes destroys Vincent's creative scheming. Jack also finds himself unexpectedly protecting the underdogs in his neighborhood that sometimes creates more trouble for him than it's worth. Vincent makes deals with rival families knowing that money is the glue that keeps the peace, avoids problems with law enforcement and builds a future. But having to turn the other cheek drives Jack mad when it sells out his personal integrity and often he can't do it. Somehow the cousins get through each day, keep their enemies guessing and keep business booming. Real Gangsters is an adrenalin rush. A constant roller coaster ride of classic crime, class acts, and the thrill that comes from living life on the edge, one day at a time, when at any moment you may have to put your life on the line to serve and protect the family.
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Movie: Kill the Irishman ( 2012 )
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.
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Movie: Killing Them Softly ( 2012 )
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
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TV Show: Magic City ( 2012 )
Miami Beach, 1959.As Ike Evans rings in the New Year at his luxurious Miramar Playa Hotel, Havana falls to Castro's rebels. It's a turbulent time in Miami, but it's the place to be. The Kennedys, the mob and the CIA all hold court here. And Ike, he's the star of his hotel. But everything comes at a price. To finance his dream, he sold his soul to mob boss Ben "The Butcher" Diamond. Ike's wife Vera, a former showgirl, and his three kids think he's an honorable man, but he can't break his pact with the devil. His life is a façade. In fact, nothing at the Miramar Playa is what it seems. By day, it's diving clowns and cha-cha lessons. By night, escorts have secret liaisons with husbands in the family cabanas, while Miami's seedier residents and the law drift together to hear legendary singers, musicians and comics. As Ike's world threatens to implode, he fights for his family, and the Miramar Playa, in Magic City.
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Movie: Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time ( 2012 )
On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan.
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Movie: The Last Tycoon ( 2012 )
Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service, and the looming threat of war.
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Movie: Gangs of Wasseypur ( 2012 )
A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
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Movie: Drive ( 2011 )
A mysterious Hollywood action film stuntman gets in trouble with gangsters when he tries to help his neighbor's husband rob a pawn shop while serving as his getaway driver.
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Movie: The Town ( 2010 )
A proficient group of thieves rob a bank and hold Claire, the assistant manager, hostage. Things begin to get complicated when one of the crew members falls in love with Claire.
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TV Show: Boardwalk Empire ( 2010 )
As the country struggles to cope with the Great Depression and the end of Prohibition looms, Nucky Thompson looks to legitimize himself through alliances with liquor producers, while rivals Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky seek to consolidate their power in the wake of Arnold Rothstein's death and eliminate all competition - by any means necessary on Boardwalk Empire.
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Movie: Public Enemies ( 2009 )
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
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Movie: The Sicilian Girl ( 2009 )
The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father and then her brother are both murdered -- is brought to vivid life in Marco Amenta's hard-hitting and wonderfully acted drama.
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TV Show: Sons of Anarchy ( 2008 )
Sons of Anarchy is an American television drama series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in California's Central Valley. The show centers on protagonist Jackson "Jax" Teller (Charlie Hunnam), initially the vice president of the club, who begins questioning the club and himself.
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TV Show: Breaking Bad ( 2008 )
Breaking Bad follows protagonist Walter White, a chemistry teacher who lives in New Mexico with his wife and teenage son who has cerebral palsy. White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of two years left to live. With a new sense of fearlessness based on his medical prognosis, and a desire to secure his family's financial security, White chooses to enter a dangerous world of drugs and crime and ascends to power in this world. The series explores how a fatal diagnosis such as White's releases a typical man from the daily concerns and constraints of normal society and follows his transformation from mild family man to a kingpin of the drug trade.
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Movie: Gomorrah ( 2008 )
Scampia Vele is the corbusian architecture which has become a stronghold for Mafia of Naples, Italy. The movie is based on the immortalized book of Roberto Saviano.
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Movie: In Bruges ( 2008 )
London based hit men Ray and Ken are told by their boss Harry Waters to lie low in Bruges, Belgium for up to two weeks following their latest hit, which resulted in the death of an innocent bystander. Harry will be in touch with further instructions. While they wait for Harry's call, Ken, following Harry's advice, takes in the sights of the medieval city with great appreciation. But the charms of Bruges are lost on the simpler Ray, who is already despondent over the innocent death, especially as it was his first job. Things change for Ray when he meets Chloe, part of a film crew shooting a movie starring an American dwarf named Jimmy. When Harry's instructions arrive, Ken, for whom the job is directed, isn't sure if he can carry out the new job, especially as he has gained a new appreciation of life from his stay in the fairytale Bruges. While Ken waits for the inevitable arrival into Bruges of an angry Harry, who feels he must clean up matters on his own, Ray is dealing with his own problems, not only with Harry, but with a Canadian couple and a half-blind thief named Eirik. Ray hopes he can count on both Chloe and Ken to help him carve out a new life for himself. In the end, Harry, involved in an incident with Jimmy, may have to keep to his own principles.
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Movie: Cocaine Cowboys 2 ( 2008 )
Set in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California, cocaine dealer Charles Cosby has his life changed forever when he writes a fan letter to the "Cocaine Godmother" Griselda Blanco, who is serving time at a nearby federal prison. Six months later, Cosby is a multi-millionaire, Blanco's lover, and the head of her $40 million a year cocaine business. Also known as "The Black Widow" for her propensity to permanently dispose of her men when she's done with them, Blanco will stop at nothing to ensure that Charles is faithful to her. Cosby soon learns that he's in way over his head.
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Movie: American Gangster ( 2007 )
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
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Movie: Eastern Promises ( 2007 )
A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
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Movie: We Own the Night ( 2007 )
A New York City nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian Mafia hitmen.
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Movie: Rise of the Footsoldier ( 2007 )
The life of career criminal Carlton Leach.
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Movie: Cocaine Cowboys ( 2007 )
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine Cowboys" is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States, told by the people who made it all happen.
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Movie: Shoot 'Em Up ( 2007 )
A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
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TV Show: Mobsters ( 2007 )
Features the true stories behind the mob legends who have ruthlessly clawed and fought their own precarious versions of the American Dream. Featuring such legendary figures as Whitey Bulger, John Gotti, and Murder, Inc. among others, Mobsters investigates their violent lives their struggles to grab and hold on to power, wealth and prestige, as well as ultimately, their violent deaths as justice prevails.
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Movie: The Departed ( 2006 )
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
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Movie: Lucky Number Slevin ( 2006 )
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
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Movie: My Wife Is a Gangster 3 ( 2006 )
When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to protect her until her return.
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Movie: Find Me Guilty ( 2006 )
The mobster Jackie DiNorscio is shot by his own cousin at home while on probation but survives. Later he is arrested dealing drugs and sentenced to thirty years in prison. The prosecutor Sean Kierney proposes a deal to Jackie, immediately releasing him if he testifies against the Lucchese family and other mafia families but Jackie does not accept to rat out his friends that he loves. When the trial begins, he asks the judge Finestein to defend himself without the assistance of a lawyer.
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Movie: Layer Cake ( 2005 )
A successful cocaine dealer, who has earned a respected place amongst England's Mafia elite, plans an early retirement from the business. However, big boss Jimmy Price (Kenneth Cranham) hands down a tough assignment: find Charlie Ryder (Nathalie Lunghi), the missing rich Princess daughter of Jimmy's old pal Eddie Temple (Sir Michael Gambon), a powerful construction business player and gossip papers socialite. Complicating matters are two million pounds' worth of Grade "A" ecstasy, a brutal Serbian gang, and a whole series of double crossings. The title "Layer Cake" refers to the layers or levels anyone in business goes through in rising to the top. What is revealed is a modern underworld where the rules have changed. There are no "codes", or "families", and respect lasts as long as a line. Not knowing who he can trust, he has to use all of his "savvy", "telling", and skills which make him one of the best, to escape his own. The ultimate last job, a love interest called Tammy (Sienna Miller), and an international drug ring threaten to draw him back into the "cake mix". But, time is running out and the penalty will endure a lifetime.
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Movie: A History of Violence ( 2005 )
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.
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Movie: Carlito's Way: Rise to Power ( 2005 )
In the late 1960s, Carlito Brigante (Hernandez) emerges as the heroin czar of Harlem.
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Movie: Be Cool ( 2005 )
Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive on the way.
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Movie: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang ( 2005 )
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
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Movie: Boss of Bosses ( 2005 )
The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
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Movie: My Wife Is a Gangster 2 ( 2003 )
Former Scissor Gang leader Eun-jin (Shin Eun-kyung), who now suffers from amnesia, nevertheless defends Jae-cheol (Jun Gyu Park), a restaurateur who employs her, from a gangster who wants his business.
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Movie: A Man Apart ( 2003 )
A man known as Diablo emerges to head a drug cartel after the previous leader is imprisoned.
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Movie: Road to Perdition ( 2002 )
A mob enforcer's son witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.
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Movie: Gangs of New York ( 2002 )
In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
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Movie: Knockaround Guys ( 2002 )
The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.
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Movie: Blow ( 2001 )
The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.
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Movie: Snatch ( 2001 )
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
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Movie: Sexy Beast ( 2001 )
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.
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Movie: My Wife Is a Gangster ( 2001 )
The story of how Eun-jin (Eun-kyung Shin) became a legend in the South Korean underworld by defeating an army of gangsters.
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TV Show: The Sopranos ( 1999 )
The Sopranos, writer-producer-director David Chase's extraordinary television series, is nominally an urban gangster drama, but its true impact strikes closer to home: Like 1999's other screen touchstone, American Beauty, the HBO series chronicles a dysfunctional, suburban American family in bold relief. And for protagonist Tony Soprano, there's the added complexity posed by heading twin families, his collegial mob clan and his own, nouveau riche brood.
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Movie: The Boondock Saints ( 1999 )
Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.
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Movie: Mickey Blue Eyes ( 1999 )
An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a Mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
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Movie: Two Hands ( 1999 )
A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
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Movie: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels ( 1998 )
Eddy persuades his three pals to pool money for a vital poker game against a powerful local mobster, Hatchet Harry. Eddy loses, after which Harry gives him a week to pay back 500,000 pounds.
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Movie: Suicide Kings ( 1998 )
Ex-mob boss Christopher Walken is kidnapped by a group of four kids in a haphazard attempt at paying the ransom for another, separate kidnapping. Complexities arise as the group cannot seem to do anything right.
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Movie: The Newton Boys ( 1998 )
The story of the Newton gang, the most successful bank robbers in history, owing to their good planning and minimal violence.
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Movie: Mafia! ( 1998 )
Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father
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Movie: Donnie Brasco ( 1997 )
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
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Movie: Cop Land ( 1997 )
The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
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TV Show: The Last Don ( 1997 )
Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio (Aiello), the family executes a rival gang on the night of the Don's daughter's wedding, including her new husband, the son of his rival. Unfortunately the daughter (Alley) gets pregnant and the repercussions of the night drift into the future. Spanning 1964-1985, the series jumps forward with the growing up of the grandson (Cochrane) who has grown ruthless and scheming. A co-rival in the family is a nephew (Gedrick) who has been raise to take his father's (Mantegna) place in the family as a hitman and has established his place by assassinating a man who killed a Senator's daughter. However, he is proven to not be ruthless enough and moves into the family's casino business in Vegas. When the nephew falls in...
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Movie: Bella Mafia ( 1997 )
Starting in Palermo, Italy, 1977 - The ups and downs of a mafia family opposed to drug trade until the men are murdered and the widows take over.
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Movie: Hoodlum ( 1997 )
Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.
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Movie: Gang Related ( 1997 )
After murdering an undercover DEA agent, two corrupt cops scramble to cover up what they've done.
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Movie: 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag ( 1997 )
A mob bagman finds that his luggage, containing the proof of his gang's latest hit, has been switched.
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Movie: Set It Off ( 1996 )
Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.