Once Upon a Time in America
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Noodles, a former gangster during the Prohibition Era, returns to New York after a self-imposed exile to confront his past and make amends for his mistakes.

10/10

Director: Sergio Leone

Writer: Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli

Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

The Departed
The Departed (2006)

An undercover agent and a spy constantly try to counter-attack each other in order to save themselves from being exposed in front of the authorities. Meanwhile, both try to infiltrate an Irish gang.

9/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: William Monahan

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

GoodFellas
GoodFellas (1990)

Young Henry Hill, with his friends Jimmy and Tommy, begins the climb from being a petty criminal to a gangster on the mean streets of New York.

9/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese

Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather: Part II (1974)

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las...

9/10

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo

Stars: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

The Godfather
The Godfather (1972)

Don Vito Corleone, head of a mafia family, decides to hand over his empire to his youngest son Michael. However, his decision unintentionally puts the lives of his loved ones in grave danger.

9/10

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola

Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way (1993)

Carlito Brigante chooses to lead a quiet life after being released from prison. But when he reluctantly becomes a part of a drugs deal, he realises that there is no escape.

8.5/10

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: David Koepp

Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller

Casino
Casino (1995)

The life of the gambling paradise - Las Vegas - and its dark mafia underbelly.

8/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Martin Scorsese, Nicholas Pileggi

Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci

The Untouchables
The Untouchables (1987)

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

8/10

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: David Mamet

Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith

Miller's Crossing
Miller's Crossing (1990)

Tom Reagan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

7.5/10

Director: Joel Coen

Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Stars: John Turturro, Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden

Year of the Dragon
Year of the Dragon (1985)

A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

6/10

Director: Michael Cimino

Writer: Oliver Stone, Michael Cimino

Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane