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17 Movies Like The Highwaymen (2019)

A Perfect World (1993) poster

1 A Perfect World (1993) ★ 7.5

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After escaping from a Huntsville prison, convict Robert "Butch" Haynes (Kevin Costner) and his partner Terry Pugh (Keith Szarabajka) kidnap a young boy, Phillip Perry (T.J. Lowther), and flee across Texas. As they travel together, Butch and Phillip discover common bonds and suffer the abuses of the outside "Perfect World". In pursuit is Texas Ranger "Red" Garnett (Clint Eastwood) and Criminologist Sally Gerber (Laura Dern).
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2 Lawless (2012) ★ 7.2

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In 1931, in Franklin County, Virginia, Forrest Bondurant is a legend as immortal after surviving the war. Together with his brothers Howard and the coward Jack, the Bondurant family has a distillery and bootlegging business. When the corrupt District Attorney Mason Wardell arrives in Franklin with the unscrupulous Special Deputy Charles Rakes, the Bondurant family refuses to pay the required bribe to the authorities. Rakes pursues the brothers and unsuccessfully tries to find their distillery. Meanwhile Forrest hires the waitress Maggie, a woman with a hidden past in Chicago, and they fall in love with each other. Jack courts the preacher's daughter Bertha Minnix and deals a great load of alcoholic liquor with the powerful gangster Floyd Banner. Jack shows off in Franklin attracting the attention of Rakes that finds the location of their distillery. When he kills the crippled Cricket Pete, the locals join forces to face the corrupt authorities.
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3 Donnie Brasco (1997) ★ 7.7

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This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction led by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big-time when Black himself becomes a boss; all the while, Pistone collects evidence. However, the trials and tribulations of the undercover work become more than Pistone can bear. His marriage falls apart, and to top it off, the mafia suspect a mole in the organization. The real dilemma is afforded to Pistone, who knows if he walks away from the mafia, Ruggiero will be the one punished.
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4 Black Mass (2015) ★ 6.9

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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.
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5 Kill the Messenger (2014) ★ 6.9

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Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos across the country to raise money for the Nicaraguan Contras' rebel army. Despite enormous pressure not to, Webb chose to pursue the story and went public with his evidence, publishing the series "Dark Alliance". As a result he experienced a vicious smear campaign fueled by the CIA. At that point Webb found himself defending his integrity, his family, and his life.
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6 Thunderheart (1992) ★ 6.8

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An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage. Slowly he rejects the intimidating tactics of his fellow FBI agents, who are not so interested in solving the crime as covering up an incriminating situation with the locals, and as he becomes more tuned to his heritage, the locals begin trusting him. Based on actual Reservation occurrences of the '70s.
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7 Shimmer Lake (2017) ★ 6.3

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An inventive crime thriller told backwards--reversing day by day through a week--following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small-town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
True Grit (2010) poster

8 True Grit (2010) ★ 7.6

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.
Shot Caller (2017) poster

9 Shot Caller (2017) ★ 7.3

A newly released prisoner is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

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Live by Night (2016) poster

10 Live by Night (2016) ★ 6.4

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.
The Irishman (2019) poster

11 The Irishman (2019) ★ 7.8

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.
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.
Hell or High Water (2016) poster

13 Hell or High Water (2016) ★ 7.6

Young Toby and his older brother Tanner, recently released from prison, learn that their dead mother had a huge loan hanging over her. And now, if the debt is not repaid within a certain period of time, the bank will take over the family ranch. Trying to find the necessary sum in such a short time, Toby persuades his brother to take the incredibly risky step of robbing several small banks. Armed and wearing masks on their faces, the brothers embark on a dangerous tour of local financial institutions, completely unaware of where this crazy idea might take them.
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14 Miller's Crossing (1990) ★ 7.7

Tom Reagan (played by Gabriel Byrne) is the right-hand man, and chief adviser, to a mob boss, Leo (Albert Finney). Trouble is brewing between Leo and another mob boss, Johnny Caspar (Jon Polito), over the activities of a bookie, Bernie Bernbaum (John Turturro) and Leo and Tom are at odds on how to deal with it. Meanwhile, Tom is in a secret relationship with Leo's girlfriend, Verna (Marcia Gay Harden), who happens to be the sister of Bernie. In trying to resolve the issue, Tom is cast out from Leo's camp and ultimately finds himself stuck in the middle between several deadly, unforgiving parties.
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15 The Untouchables (1987) ★ 7.9

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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 Untouchables (1987) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Highwaymen (2019). The Untouchables (1987) was released in 1987, made by Brian De Palma and has average rating 7.9 in 2022. Main stars of the The Untouchables (1987) film are: .

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16 American Gangster (2007) ★ 7.8

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An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

American Gangster (2007) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor. You can find American Gangster (2007) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Crime, Drama and American Gangster (2007) has average rating 7.8, according to Screench user votes.

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17 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.

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