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19 Movies Like American Gangster (2007)

The Mule (2018) poster

1 The Mule (2018) ★ 7.0

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A ninety-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.
Goodfellas (1990) poster

2 Goodfellas (1990) ★ 8.7

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The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
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3 Gangster Squad (2013) ★ 6.7

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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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4 White Boy Rick (2018) ★ 6.5

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The story of Richard Vershey Jr. who, at age 14, became the youngest FBI informant to save his father from prison.
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5 The Irishman (2019) ★ 7.8

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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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6 Man on Fire (2004) ★ 7.7

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The wealthy residents of Mexico City panic: 24 people have disappeared in just six days! Former CIA agent John Creasy is hired as a bodyguard for the nine-year-old daughter of industrialist Samuel Ramos, Pita Ramos. At first, Creasy has a hard time tolerating the neighborhood of an overdeveloped girl.

But in time they become friends. Creasy gets a taste for life again, but everything falls apart when Pita is kidnapped. Creasy vows to kill anyone involved in Pita's kidnapping. Now no one can stop him...

Live by Night (2016) poster

7 Live by Night (2016) ★ 6.4

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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.
Scarface (1983) poster

8 Scarface (1983) ★ 8.3

Tony Montana manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them: undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He's soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony is protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and disowns him. Tony is impatient and wants it all however, including Frank's empire and his mistress Elvira Hancock. Once at the top however, Tony's outrageous actions make him a target and everything comes crumbling down.
The Town (2010) poster

9 The Town (2010) ★ 7.5

More than 300 bank robberies occur every year in Boston. And most of the professionals who specialize in this area live in a county called Charleston, a total area of one square mile. Doug McRae is one of them. Unlike most, Doug had a chance to succeed, a chance not to follow his father's criminal path. Instead, however, he became the de facto leader of a group of ruthless bank robbers who pride themselves on taking whatever they want and getting away with it.

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Inside Man (2006) poster

10 Inside Man (2006) ★ 7.6

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Black Mass (2015) poster

11 Black Mass (2015) ★ 6.9

The movie will tell the story of Whitey Bulger, a famous Boston gangster who was on the run for 16 years and was arrested in June 2011 in Santa Monica. Balger, now in his 80s, was accused of racketeering, was involved in 19 murders and worked as an informant for the FBI at the same time. To avoid going to jail, he disappeared in 1995 and successfully evaded justice for 16 years.
All the Money in the World (2017) poster

12 All the Money in the World (2017) ★ 6.8

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
American Made (2017) poster

13 American Made (2017) ★ 7.1

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
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14 Casino (1995) ★ 8.2

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.
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15 Capone (2020) ★ 4.7

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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.

Capone (2020) is on #15 spot of movies related to American Gangster (2007). Capone (2020) was released in 2020, made by Josh Trank and has average rating 4.7 in 2022. Main stars of the Capone (2020) film are: Tom Hardy, Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon.

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16 Blow (2001) ★ 7.5

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A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price.

Blow (2001) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente. You can find Blow (2001) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Crime, Drama and Blow (2001) has average rating 7.5, according to Screench user votes.

Training Day (2001) poster

17 Training Day (2001) ★ 7.7

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A rookie cop spends his first day as a Los Angeles narcotics officer with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
The Departed (2006) poster

18 The Departed (2006) ★ 8.5

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An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

The Departed (2006) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson. The Departed (2006) belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller and has average rating 8.5, according to user votes.

Public Enemies (2009) poster

19 Public Enemies (2009) ★ 7.0

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America, 1930s. Daring attacks made John Dillinger the hero of all oppressors and a prime target for top agent Melvin Purvis and Bureau of Investigation director John Edgar Hoover. No one could stop the Dillinger gang. No prison could hold him back. As the adventures of the dashing gang, joined by Little Nelson and Alvin Karpis, inspire angry citizens, Hoover decides to take the opportunity to turn the Bureau of Investigation into the nation's premier law enforcement organization, the FBI.

Public Enemies (2009) is one of the last movies similar to American Gangster (2007) and it was released in 2009. Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average user rating of 7.0 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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