17 Movies Like The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

1 Detroit (2017) ★ 7.3

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A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest RACE riots in United States history. The story is centred around the Algiers Motel incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1967, during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. It involves the death of three black men and the brutal beatings of nine other people: seven black men and two white women.

2 Down to the Bone (2004) ★ 6.7

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Winter in hard-scrabble upstate New York. Irene is working class, a mother of two boys, and a user of cocaine. She gets into trouble and checks into a rehab program where she meets Bob, a nurse. After she goes home to her husband and returns to her job as a grocery checker, she stays in touch with Bob and the intimations of an affair begin. By now, she's changed jobs, cleaning houses with her friend Lucy. The temptations of drugs are close at hand. Can she handle sobriety? What about Bob?

3 Shot Caller (2017) ★ 7.3

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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.

4 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.

5 The Town (2010) ★ 7.5

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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.

6 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.

7 City of Lies (2018) ★ 6.5

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LAPD Detective Russell Poole investigates a case of undercover cop killing another cop. This draws him into the Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur murders, where he uncovers something huge that his superiors try to prevent him from getting closer to it.

8 American Gangster (2007) ★ 7.8

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

9 Public Enemies (2009) ★ 7.0

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.

10 Lansky (2021) ★ 6.3

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

11 Gangster Land (2017) ★ 4.4

The story of America's most famous mobsters and their rise to power, GANGSTER LAND examines Al Capone's ascension through the eyes of his second in command, "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn. Once an amateur boxer, McGurn is lured into the Italian mafia after the murder of his stepfather. Upon joining, he rises swiftly through the ranks along with friend and eventual boss, Capone. As the Italian mob becomes the most lucrative criminal organization in the country, tensions build with "Bugs" Moran and the Irish mob which ignites a brutal gang war culminating with the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

12 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.

13 White Boy Rick (2018) ★ 6.5

The story of Richard Vershey Jr. who, at age 14, became the youngest FBI informant to save his father from prison.

14 The Long Good Friday (1980) ★ 7.6

An up-and-coming gangster is tested by the insurgence of an unknown, very powerful threat.

15 A Bronx Tale (1993) ★ 7.8

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The Bronx, New York, 1960. 9-year-old Calogero grows up admiring and fascinated by the local mob boss, Sonny. Calogero's father, Lorenzo, wants to have nothing to do with the mob and does his best to keep his son away from Sonny and mob business. However, it may prove a losing battle.

16 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.

17 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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