Films about Organized Crime, with a Special Emphasis on the Mafia:

 

Across 110th Street (1972)

After Office Hours (1935)

Agent on Ice (1986)

Al Capone (1959)

Alcatraz Express (1961)

All through the Night (1942)

All Trails lead to Las Vegas (1975)

Alphabet City (1984)

The American Friend (1977) [Germany and France]

The American Soldier (1992) [Germany]

And Hope to Die (1972)

And Then You Die (1987) [Canada]

Anderson's Angels (1976)

Angel's Alley (1948)

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Anger in His Eyes (1977)

Another Stakeout (1993)

Anti-Extortion Woman (1992) [Japanese Yakuza]

Assassination in Rome (1965)

Atlantic City (1979)

Baby on Board (1991)

Backtrack (1989)

The Baron (1977)

Battle Creek Brawl (1980)

Beach Fever (1988)

Beautiful but Deadly (1973)

Belle Sommers (1962)

Better a Widow (1969)

A Better Tomorrow (1986) [Hong Kong Mob]

A Better Tomorrow II (1988) [Hong Kong Mob]

Beverly Hills Body Snatchers (1989)

The Big Combo (1955)

The Big Heat (1953)

Big News (1929)

Big Shakedown (1934)

The Big Slice (1990)

The Big Switch (1970)

Billy Bathgate (1991)

The Bird with the Crystal Plummage (1970)

The Birthday Party (1968)

Black Belt Jones (1974)

Black Caesar (1972)

The Black Hand (1950)

The Black Hand (1973)

Black Lemons (1975)

Black Rain (1989) [Japanese Yakuza]

Black Samson (1974)

Black Shampoo (1976)

Blast of Silence (1961)

Blindside (1987)

Blood Feud (1979)

Blood Ties (1986)

Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987)

The Bloody Hands of the Law (1973)

Body Fever (1981)

Boiling Point (1999) [Japanese Yakuza]

Bootleggers (1974)

The Borgia Stick (1967)

Borsalino (1970) [France]

Bound (1997)

Branded to Kill (1967) [Japanese Yakuza]

Brannigan (1975)

Brat (1988) [Russian Mafia]

Breaking Point (1976)

Brighton Rock (1948) [Great Britain]

Broadway (1942)

Broadway through a Keyhole (1933)

Brother (1997) [Russian Mafia]

Brother Orchid (1940)

Brotherhood (1987)

The Brotherhood (1968)

Brotherhood of the Yakuza (1975)

Bruce Lee: Way of the Dragon (1973)

Bugsy (1991)

Bugsy Malone (1976)

Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Bullitt (1968)

Café Romeo (1991)

Call It Murder (1934)

Call to Danger (1973)

Calypso Heat Wave (1957)

Came a Hot Friday (1985) [New Zealand]

Canvas (1992)

Capone (1975)

The Captive City (1952)

The Case against Brooklyn (1958)

Casino (1998)

Castle on the Hudson (1940)

Chains of Gold (1989)

Charley Varrick (1973)

The Cheaters (1976)

Chicago Deadline (1949)

China White (1991)

Chinatown Nights (1929)

Choice of Arms (1982)

City of Hope (1991)

City of Shadows (1955)

City Streets (1931)

City Unplugged (1995) [Estonian Film about Russian Mafia]

The Client (1994)

Club Life (1987)

Code of Silence (1985)

Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)

Concrete War (1991)

Confidential (1935)

The Contract (1973)

Cookie (1989)

Coonskin (1975)

Corleone to Brooklyn (1985)

Cosa Nostra, Arch Enemy of the F.B.I. (1966)

Cosmo Jones: Crime Smasher (1943)

The Cotton Club (1984)

Counselor of Crime (1975)

Crazy Joe (1974)

Crime Boss (1972)

Crime Doctor (1943)

Criminal Connection

Criminal Lawyer (1937)

Cross Shot (1980)

Crime Story (1987) [Television Series]

Crossfire (1975)

Crossing the Mob (1988)

Cry Chicago (1967)

Dai Kanbu (1968) [Yakuza]

Dancers in the Dark (1932)

The Dead Pool (1988)

Deadline U.S.A. (1952)

A Deadly Business (1986)

Deadly Desire (1991)

The Deadly Kiss (1973)

Death Collector (1975)

Death in Deep Water (1975) [Great Britain]

Death Rage (1976)

Debbie 4 Hire (1988)

Deported (1951)

Destination Big House (1950)

Destination: Miami (1960)

Destination: Murder (1950)

Diggstown (1992)

Dirty Work (1992)

Diva (1981)

Docks of New York (1928)

The Don Is Dead (1973)

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Doorway to Hell (1930)

Doulos, the Finger Man (1964)

Dr. Broadway (1942)

Dr. Mabuse, King of Crime (1922) [Germany]

Dragon Rider (1981)

Dream Breakers (1989)

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

The Earl of Chicago (1940)

Easy Targets (1974)

End of the Rope (1957)

The Enforcer (1951)

Escape by Night (1952)

Excessive Force (1992)

Executioner (1978)

An Eye for an Eye (1981)

The Face behind the Mask (1941)

The Fall Guy (1930)

Family Enforcer (1975)

The Family Rico (1972)

A Family Matter (1991)

A Fat Head (1960)

Fear City (1984)

Federal Hill (1994)

The Flight of the Innocent (1993) [Italian]

Flight to Hong Kong (1956)

Fool's Mate (1989) [Germany]

For the Defense (1930)

Forbidden (1954)

Force of Evil (1948)

Framed (1930)

Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988)

Free Ride (1986)

Freelance (1975)

The French Connection

The French Connection II (1975)

Fresh Kill (1987)

The Freshman (1990)

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

Fugitive in the Sky (1936)

Funland (1987)

Funny Money (1983)

F/X (1986)

G-Men (1935)

The Gambling Terror (1937)

Gang Bullets (1938)

The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)

Gang War (1958)

Gangland (1983)

Gangs of Chicago (1940)

Gangs of the Waterfront (1945)

The Gangster (1947)

Gangster Boss (1960)

The Gangster Chronicles (1981)

Gangster Story (1960)

The Garment Jungle (1957)

The Gauntlet (1978)

The Gay Desperado (1936) [Mexico]

Genuine Risk (1990)

The George Raft Story (1961)

Get Carter (1999)

Get Charlie Tully (1972)

Get Shorty (1995)

Getting Gotti (1994)

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) [Oddly, about American Organized Crime]

The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

Girls under 21 (1940)

The Godfather (1972) [Discussed in Class]

The Godfather, Part II (1974)

The Godfather, Part III (1990)

Godfather of Hong Kong (1973)

The Godfather Squad (1973)

Goodfellas (1990)

Grand Slam (1968)

The Great Gatsby (1949)

The Great Gatsby (1974)

Gun Shy (1998)

Hammer (1972)

Hands of Lightning (1982)

Hard Boiled Mahoney (1947)

Harlem Nights (1989)

The Hatchet Man (1932)

Havana (1990)

Headline Crasher (1936)

Heart (1987)

Hell up in Harlem (1973)

Hell's House (1932)

Hell's Kitchen (1939)

The Heroin Gang (1968)

Hide in Plain Sight (1980)

Hide-Out (1934)

Highpoint (1980)

Highways by Night (1942)

His Kind of Woman (1951)

Hit List (1989)

Hit the Dutchman (1991)

The Hitman (1991)

Hoffa (1992)

Hollywood Cop (1988)

Hollywood Man (1980)

Honor Thy Father (1972)

Hoodlum (1997)

Hot Stuff (1979)

House of Bamboo (1955)

I Am the Cheese (1984)

I Am the Law (1938)

I Cover the Underworld (1947)

I, Mobster (1958)

I Stand Accused (1938)

I Take This Oath (1940)

Il Camorrista (1986)

Incident on a Dark Street (1972)

Information Received (1962)

Innocent Blood (1992)

Inside Detroit (1956)

Inside the Mafia (1959)

Irish Whiskey Rebellion (1972)

Island Fury (1989)

The Islander (1978)

The Italian Connection (1973)

Jig Saw (1981)

Jinx Money (1948)

Joe Macbeth (1956)

Johnny Cool (1963)

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

Johnny Eager (1941)

Johnny One Eye (1950)

Johnny Ryan (1990)

Johnny Stecchino (1993)

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

Jury of One (1974)

Keaton's Cop (1990)

Keeper of the City (1992)

Key Largo (1948)

Kill Me Again (1989)

The Killer (1991) [Chinese]

Killer Dill (1947)

Killer Rules (1993)

Killer's Kiss (1955)

The Killers (1946)

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

King of New York (1990)

King of the Underworld (1939)

Kiss of Death (1947)

Kitty and the Bagman (1983)

Kojak: Fatal Flaw (1989)

Kowloon Assignment (1978)

The Krays (1990) [Great Britain]

The Lady and the Mob (1939)

Lady Mobster (1988)

The Last Gangster (1939)

The Last Hit (1993)

The Last Hour (1991)

The Last Precinct (1986)

Last Rites (1988)

Law of the Underworld (1938)

The Lawless (1955)

The Lawless Woman (1931)

Le Samoura (1967) [French]

Legacy of Lies (1992)

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

Lepke (1975)

Let Him Have It (1991) [Great Britain]

Let's Do It Again (1975)

Lethal Passion (1991)

The Life and Times of Edwin Alonzo Boyd (1982)

Little Big Shot (1935)

Little Caesar (1930)

Little Odessa (1994)

Little Vegas (1990)

Live Wires (1946)

Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) [Great Britain]

Long Arm of the Godfather (1974)

The Long Good Friday (1982) [Great Britain]

Louis Armstrong: Chicago Style (1975)

Love and Bullets (1979)

Love, Honor, and obey: The Last Mafia Marriage (1993)

Love Is on the Air (1937)

Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

Love That Brute (1950)

Lucky Luciano (1974)

Macao (1952)

Machine Gun McCain (1970)

Mackthe Knife (1989) [Great Britain]

Mad Dog and Glory (1993)

Madigan's Millions (1967)

Mafia (1970)

Mafia Princess (1986)

Man against the Mob (1988)

Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (1989)

The Man I Love (1946)

Man of Violence (1970) [British Mob]

Man Trouble (1992)

Mara Maru (1952)

Married to the Mob (1988)

Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935)

A Matter of Wife . . . and Death (1975)

The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)

The Mean Machine (1974)

Mean Streets (1973)

Men of Respect (1991)

Midnight Alibi (1934)

Midnight Run (1988)

Mikey and Nicky (1976)

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Million Dollar Pursuit (1951)

The Mission (1999) [Chinese]

The Mob (1951)

Mob Boss (1990)

Mob Story (1989)

Mob Town (1941)

Mob War (1989)

Mobsters (1991)

Mona Lisa (1986) [Great Britain]

The Monk (1969)

Monsignor (1982)

Motorcycle Squad (1930)

Mr. Majestyk (1974)

Murder, Inc. (1960)

The Music Box Kid (1960)

My Blue Heaven (1990)

My Buddy (1944)

The Naked Street (1955)

Narrow Margin (1990)

Necessity (1988)

The Neon Empire (1989)

Never a Dull Moment (1968)

New Jack City (1990)

New York Confidential (1955)

Next of Kin (1989)

Night and the City (1950) [Great Britain]

Night Club (1989)

Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)

99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)

Nitti: The Enforcer (1988)

Nuns on the Run (1990)

On the Fiddle (1961)

On the Waterfront (1954)

Once upon a Time in America (1984)

One Way Street (1950)

Only God Knows (1974)

Oopsie Poopsie (1979)

The Opponent (1988)

Opportunity Knocks (1990)

Order to Kill (1974)

Original Sin (1989)

Orphans (1987)

Oscar (1991)

Our Family Business (1981)

Out for Justice (1991)

The Outfit (1974)

Pals (1987)

Paradise in Harlem (1940)

Path of Fire [India] (1997)

Pay or Die (1960)

The Payoff (1942)

Penthouse (1933)

The Perfect Weapon (1991) [Asian]

Perfect Witness (1989)

Performance (1970)

Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)

Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)

Peter Gunn (1989)

The Pick-Up Artist (1987)

The Pigeon (1969)

The Plot against Harry (1990)

Police Call (1933)

The Pope Must Die (1991)

The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

Portrait of a Mobster (1961)

Power (1980)

A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

Prime Cut (1972)

Prime Target (1991)

Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Public Enemy (1931)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

The Punisher (1989)

Q & A (1990)

The Racket (1951)

Racket Busters (1938)

The Racket Man (1944)

The Racketeer (1929)

Rage of Angels (1983)

Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (1986)

The Raging Tide (1952)

Rapid Fire (1992)

Raw Deal (1948)

Regeneration (1915)

Return of the Dragon (1973)

The Revenge of Al Capone (1989)

Revenge of the Godfather (1970)

The Revenger (1990)

Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

Ride the Tiger (1971)

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)

The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Rockers (1979)

Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)

Romeo Is Bleeding (1994)

Ruby (1992)

Rum Runners (1971)

Run (1991)

Running Scared (1986)

Russian Roulette (1986)

Scandal and Spice (1990)

Scarface (1932)

Scarface (1983)

The Scarface Mob (1962)

The Secret Six (1931)

A Sense of Freedom (1981) [Scotland]

711 Ocean Drive (1950)

Sex, Love, and Cold Hard Cash (1993)

Shaft (1971)

Shaft's Big Score (1972)

Shell Game (1985)

The Sicilian Clan (1969)

The Sicillian Connection (1985)

The Sicilians (1964)

Sidestreet (1950)

The Sinister Urge (1960)

Sister Act (1992)

Sitting Ducks (1980)

Skidoo (1968)

The Slams (1973)

A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

Smart Alecks (1942)

Smashing the Rackets (1932)

Smokescreen (1988)

So You Won't Talk (1940)

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Sonatine (1993) [Japanese Mob]

Song of the Eagle (1933)

The Sopranos (1999+) [Television Series]

Special Agent (1935)

Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)

Squizzy Taylor (1985) [Australia]

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

State of Grace (1990) [The Westies]

Stiletto (1969)

The Sting (1973)

Stone (1979)

The Stone Killer (1973)

Stop, You're killing Me (1952)

Street Hero (1984)

Street Killing (1976)

Street of Missing Men (1939)

Street of Dreams (1988)

Street People (1976)

The Street with No Name (1948)

Streets of New York (1939)

Strike Force (1975)

Sudden Target (1986)

Sunset Limousine (1983)

Sunset Strip (1986)

The Suntan Mob (1969)

Super Fuzz (1981)

Supersnoopers (1981)

Survival Game (1987)

The Survivors (1983)

Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man (1973)

Sworn Enemy (1936)

The System (1953)

Taking he Heat (1993)

Tall, Dark, and Handsome (1941)

The Tattoo Connection (1979) [Hong Kong]

Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)

That Certain Encounter (1977)

They Only Kill Once (1968)

They Paid with Bullets (1968)

Things Change (1988)

The Third Man (1994) [Austria]

36 Hours to Kill (1936)

This Day and Age (1933)

This Gun for Hire (1942)

This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Those Who Dance (1924)

Three Kinds of Heat (1987)

Tight Spot (1955)

Title Shot (1979)

Today's F.B.I. (1981)

Torchy Plays with Dynamite (1939)

Tough Kid (1939)

Trackdown (1976)

Trashy Lady (1985)

Trial by Jury (1994)

Tropical Heat Wave (1952)

True Identity (1991)

Twelve Miles Out (1927)

Twins (1988)

Under the Gun (1951)

Undercover Doctor (1939)

The Undercover Man (1949)

Undertow (1949)

Underworld (1937)

Underworld after Dark (1947)

Underworld Scandal (1948)

The Underworld Story (1950)

Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

The Untouchables (1962)

The Untouchables (1987)

Up in Central Park (1948)

Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

The Valachi Papers (1972)

The Two Kennedys (1977)

Vendetta for the Saint (1968)

Vendetta: Secrets of a Mafia Bride (1991)

The Verdict (1974)

Violent Protection (1981)

The Virginia Hill Story (1974)

Walking Tall (1973)

We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)

Where the Hot Wind Blows (1960)

Which Way Is Up? (1977)

Whistle Stop (1946)

Wildcat Bus (1940)

Winners and Sinners (1978)

Winter Kills (1979)

Wise Guys (1986)

Witness (1968)

Woman in the Dark (1952)

Woman on the Run (1950)

Wonderland (1988)

The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963 [London Mob]

The Yakuza (1975)

Year of the Dragon (1985) [Chinese Mafia]

Zebra Force (1977)

Zero to Sixty (1978)

 

 

Documentary Films and Videos:

Al Capone (1996)

Al Capone: Scarface (1997)

The "Crazy" Don (1998)

Eliot Ness: Untouchable (1997)

Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Mafia Don (1996.)

Jack Anderson: JFK, the Mob, and Me (1994)

Jimmy Hoffa (1993)

John Joseph Gotti, Jr. (1993)

Lords of the Mafia [7 videocassettes] (2000)

Mafia: The Definitive History of the Mob in America [4 Videocassettes] (1993)

The Mob [4 Videocassettes] (1995)

Mob Hit Men (1996)

Where's Jimmy Hoffa? (1992)

The Sopranos: The Complete First Season (20000

The Sopranos: The Complete Second Season (2001)

Wiseguy (1987-1990) [Television Series, Especially the Episodes about Sonny Steelgrave]

 

 

 

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