Groundbreaking, inspiring and based on a true story. The cinematography, directing and writing is unmatched in Brazilian cinema.
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. Jackson , Bruce Willis. Quintin Tarantino's groundbreaking, non-linear, multi-strand narrative that both inspired and created imitators. This is undoubtedly the cornerstone of 90's cinema and still enjoyed by millions today. Winner at Cannes and nominated for Best Foreign film at the Academy Awards, this is probably the best gangster film to ever come out of France.
In Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Al Pacino disappears into the role of Cuban kingpin Tony Montana and gives us 3 hours of pure, cathartic entertainment. R min Crime, Mystery, Thriller. A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
R min Comedy, Crime. A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. As relevant today as it was when it first came out. Launched the career of Cuba Gooding, Jr. Not Rated min Action, Crime, Drama. After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.
Sequel to the critically acclaimed 'Elite Squad' and one of the few sequels to outdo the orginal. R 99 min Crime, Drama, Thriller.
When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. Quintin Tarantino's official debut. Dialog heavy, violent and very funny. A bonafide classic. 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.
Sam Medes, director of 'American Beauty' brings forth the adaptation of the popular comic series and Paul Newman gives his last great performance as Irish mob boss John Rooney. R min Action, Crime, Drama. A gangster film set in the late 90's that focuses heavily on a special forces milirary unit known as BOPE and how they deal with the gangsters and drug lords in the favelas. From the writer of 'City of God'. A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Scorsese's an De Niro's fifth collaboration is nothing short of extraordinary. Votes: , The Oscar-winning film featuring Gene Hackman at his best as well as the greatest car chase in cinema history. R min Drama.
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Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term. Ed Norton and Rosario Dawson star in this bleak film about a man making all the wrong choices in life. R min Drama, Thriller. A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. Director: Alejandro G. His other films include Babel and Biutiful. During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone , and because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
The greatest film ever made about Al Capone, the Prohibition era and the man that took him down, Elliott Ness. R min Crime, Drama, Mystery. The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy. Clint Eastwood directs this sad, tragic tale about three friends taking different paths when something happens to one of them during their childhood.
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. A memorable performnce from Gary Oldman but the stand out is Natalie Portman as the year old Mathilda. An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
Not Rated 98 min Crime, Drama. R min Drama, Mystery, Thriller. A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder. A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. Remade by Scorsese into the Oscar-winning 'The Departed' in , the original is just as great, if not better.
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist. Pacino and De Niro in their first film together. Though they starred in 'The Godfather II', this is their first trading dialog together. Val Kilmer is great as always and Michael Mann proves why he's the best when it comes to guns, set-pieces and all-out action. Unrated min Crime, Drama, Thriller. Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society. Votes: 8, A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Blistering depiction of life in Venice Beach and racism. Edward Norton's gives his greatest performance ever. R 89 min Crime, Drama, Thriller. Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. Ben Kingsley is thrilling, crazy and really funny in his Oscar nominated role as Don Logan, a thief who enlists the aid of a former associate for a major heist. Unrated 93 min Crime, Drama, Thriller.
As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok Yam faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy Koo looks to increase his business relations with mainland China. A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N. Al Pacino plays as a milder, wiser and more compassionate Tony Montana in this film directed by the man that gave us 'Scarface'.
R min Crime, Drama, Romance. To Cohn, Sinatra was just a bum - and no one wanted to "see a bum". But he was "advised" to change his mind after a visit from a coldeyed Johnny Rosselli. The Mafia was also involved in the love affair between black entertainer Sammy Davis Jnr and Hollywood's then hottest blonde Kim Novak. The romance was genuine and they had been introduced by Hollywood's then golden couple Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis.
The Mob feared Novak's liaison with Davis would ruin her career and their investment in it. Mob boss Sam Giancana was close to Davis - they owned a large percentage of him - and the singer was told to split from Novak. But the couple were deeply in love - a fact that infuriated the mobsters even more. Davis was visited by a gunman and told he would be killed if he carried on the affair.
Days later it ended.
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The Godfather, easily the definitive Mafia movie, almost did not reach the screen. Many elements in the Mob did not want it made and started putting obstacles in the way of production. Director Francis Ford Coppola wanted to film on location around New York but encountered obstruction at every turn. Production designer Dean Tavourlaris later said: "We looked for places to film but somebody would follow us. We'd strike a deal for a location and suddenly it would unravel. It turned out that Joe Colombo, head of one of New York's infamous five families of Mafia gangs, objected.
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He was a modern Mob boss and was concerned for the image of his Family. He and other mobsters did not want the film made. They blew off the Paramount Studio gate, a Hollywood icon, and one of The Godfather's producers received a threatening telephone call from Joe Colombo saying: "If this movie gets made there will be trouble.
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More than anything else Colombo wanted the word "Mafia" deleted from the script. There was only one mention in the entire screenplay and the producers instantly agreed. After long consideration the mobsters decided the film could go ahead. Colombo even left an instruction: "Get the word out to our people that we are now behind the movie. In what could easily have been a scene from The Sopranos the federal officers caught on tape two Mafia members discussing the shakedown of a well-known Hollywood star - action hero Steven Seagal.
Ironically throughout his career the actor had made various claims of real-life heroics, including blackops jobs for the CIA and encounters with organised crime figures around the world. Apparently the actor had decided to give up making the violent movies for which he was best known - all on the advice of his spiritual guru Seagal is fascinated by Eastern religions.