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10 best films about gang violence


It is no secret that in the world there are groups that live by a certain set of laws and feuding with other gangs. Of the outstanding personalities of these organizations compose stories, horror stories, write books, songs and even movies.

We have selected for you the top 10 movies, which brightly and most likely shows the life of gangs and the mafia.

10. Black mass

The film was released in 2015. Based on the true story of Whitey Bulger. Starring johnny Depp, who plays Whitey directly, and Joel Edgerton, in the role of John Connolly.

Interesting fact that the murder scenes in the film were shot in the same place where these murders were happening in my life. And johnny Depp wanted to see the real Wati by Bulger to give the game more identity. But Wati refused to meet.

So, the character johnny Depp is a violent criminal and leader of a criminal organization. He was an FBI informant and secret police employee, for the purpose to gather incriminating evidence against a mafia clan.

After 16 years of successfully hiding from the government, until recently, avoiding prison.

9. City Of God

The film was released in 2002, directed by Fernand Meirelles and Katia Lund. Starring Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino and Phellipe Haagensen.

The story taking place in the Brazilian slum called the "City of God". The bloody drama about mobsters, gangsters and the children running around town with a gun in his bosom. All non-professional actors were selected among the slum dwellers. And the Director himself later admitted that if he knew how dangerous they would be to film in the slums of Rio, from the idea of the picture he would have refused.

8. Warriors

The 1979 film from Director Walter hill.

Starring: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler, David Harris, and others.

The main conflict of the story takes place in the scene where all factions of a new York city listening to the speech of Cyrus. Cyrus calls on factions to unite to capture the city. But the inspiration of the criminals goes out as soon as the bullet of a stranger kills a speaker.

The unanimous accusations fall on the gang called "the Warriors". And now the heroes of the group have one goal: to get to Coney island alive.

7. The carnival dishonor

Country of origin – South Korea. The film was released in 2006.

Director Yoo Ha starring: Jo In sung, CHEON Ho-Jin, Lee In-Young, Jin GU, Yun je-mun, Nam gun Min.

The plot tells the story of a petty gangster named Pen-Doo. He works for his boss by the name of Hwang and takes even deadly task.

Care Pen-du are sick mother and younger brothers and sisters, so the hero wants to leave the underworld. But first he needs to help his criminal family, namely, to kill the Prosecutor.

6. Gangs Of New York

Martin Scorsese released the film in 2002.

Participated in the shooting of Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz and many others.

The conflict of the film begins in 1846, when two gangs face off in a fight in the street. The gang of native Americans opposed the gang. The result killed the leader of the immigrants Vallon, and his young son by the name Amsterdam is sent to a correctional facility.

16 years later Amsterdam returns to their native streets, driven by only one purpose – to avenge the death of his father. Amsterdam is teaming up with a childhood friend, because he understands that to cope alone it will not work.

5. Donnie Brasco

Mike Newell is the Director of the paintings. The film was released in 1997, and the role of the Central characters was played by all the famous al Pacino, johnny Depp and Michael Madsen.

The story is about a FBI agent named Joe Pistone, who entrusted a deadly mission: to change the name and start to live the life of Donnie Brasco. That is, Brasco will have to pretend to be a new member of a criminal gang and to ingratiate himself with the key villains. To get important information to the FBI.

Tuck Donnie becomes friends with a mobster, nicknamed "Lefty", which introduces brasko trust crime family vouching for Donnie's own life.

The film is based on real events and family Joe, after shown on the events screen, still lives under the witness protection program.

4. Miller's Crossing

The 1990 film from Directors Joel Coen and Ethan Cohen.

Starring: Gabriel Byrne and John Turturro.

The story develops in the 30-ies, during the times of prohibition in America. Our hero Tom Reagan is a selfish and calculating character, but invokes sympathy in the viewer non-standard approaches to problem solving and a keen mind. He keeps rival gangs from impending war.

3. Apostates

2006 film from Director Martin Scorsese.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, mark Wahlberg, Martin sheen and others.

The film has a rating of 8.5 on IMDb and the rating ranks 26th in the TOP 250 according to the website IMDb. The film has four Oscar awards.

Two graduates of the police Academy go separate ways after graduation. One becomes an agent of the mafia, being a law enforcement officer. And the second is embedded in the gang.

And Billy, and Colin feel that they should destroy each other.

2. Untouchable

Director Brian De Palma released film in 1987.

The Central characters played by Kevin costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia and others. The film was awarded the Oscar for best male role of the second plan.

The film is based on the struggle of police with a known gangster named al Capone.

1. The godfather

The story, released in 1972.

Three Oscars, numerous nominations and the world love. About the film "the Godfather" know all, no wonder it was named best film of the gangster world.

The plot develops in the period from 1945 to 1955 and tells the story of the Corleone family. And begins with the daughter's wedding with don Carlo Rizzi. The film left a lot of the famous scenes that only is the severed head of the stallion in the bed of the head of the film industry. Or detail citrus: every time appear in the frame of oranges – the audience is waiting for the death of the characters.

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