Best Gangster Movies: 2021

A year in review of the best Gangster films made in 2021. Some conventional biographical gangster films, and others are dynamic driven by risks and storytelling. This year more crime films and gangster flicks were made than any other year it appears. The industry is finally seeing what we've been saying all along, the niche in gangster films and series is a true market in itself and MOBCITY™ is here to bring you just that with a streaming platform for Crime-Entertainment™ com

Al Capone Portrayed in Film & TV.

What's your favorite Al Capone movie or Television series? Film & Television Rod Steiger in Al Capone (1959) Neville Brand in the TV series The Untouchables and again in the film The George Raft Story (1961) José Calvo in Due mafiosi contro Al Capone (1966) Jason Robards in The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) Ben Gazzara in Capone (1975) Robert De Niro in The Untouchables (1987) Ray Sharkey in The Revenge of Al Capone (1989) Eric Roberts in The Lost Capone (1990) Titus We

Mikey Cohen

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen Born: September 4, 1913, Brooklyn Died: July 29, 1976, Los Angeles Nicknames: Mickey Associates: The Chicago Outfit, Lou Rothkopf,Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Meyer Harris “Mickey” Cohen started small, but he grew in power over the years like every good mobster. He was a determined boxer and Los Angeles gangster, yet he was always willing to take a beating for what he thought was right. Towards the end of his life, he became an iconic legend and grew t

Arnold Rothstein

"Nicknamed "the Brain", was an American racketeer, businessman and gambler who became a kingpin of the Jewish mobin New York City. Rothstein was widely reputed to have organized corruption in professional athletics, including conspiring to fix the 1919 World Series. He was also a mentor of future crime bosses Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Frank Costello and numerous others. According to crime writer Leo Katcher, Rothstein "transformed organized crime from a thuggish activity b

The Commision

January 1, 2019 Pre-Commission "Pre-1931, capo dei capi (boss of bosses) was a term applied by mobsters to Giuseppe Morello around 1900, according to Nick Gentile.[2] Bosses Joe Masseria (1928–1931) and Salvatore Maranzano (1931) used the title as part of their efforts to centralize control of the Mafia under themselves. When Maranzano won the Castellammarese War, he set himself up as boss of all bosses, created the Five Families, and ordered every Mafia family to pay him tri

Frank Costello

Born: January 26, 1891, Lauripoli, Calabria, Italy Died: February 18, 1973, New York, New York Nicknames: The Prime Minister, Uncle Frank Associations: Lucky Luciano, Genovese crime family, the Commission, Joe “The Boss” Masseria, Johnny Torrio, Bugsy Siegel, Arnold Rothstein, Meyer Lansky "Frank Costello was an influential mobster who survived several Mob wars, government scrutiny and an assassination attempt to control the powerful national Commission of Mafia bosses founde

John Dillinger

Born: June 22, 1903 - Died: July 22, 1934 John Dillinger was "an American gangster of the Great Depression." He was known to lead the "Dillinger Gang" ,which was accused of robbing 24 banks and 4 police stations. "Dillinger escaped from jail twice. He was charged but not convicted of the murder of an East Chicago, Indiana, police officer who shot Dillinger in his bullet-proof vest during a shootout. It was the only time Dillinger was charged with homicide.Dillinger courted pu

Ellsworth Johnson

Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson was a notorious mobster based out of Harlem, New York from the early 1930s to the late 1960s. Ellsworth Raymond "Bumpy" Johnson Born: October 31, 1905, Charleston, SC Died: July 7, 1968, Harlem, New York, NY Nicknames: Bumpy Associates: Stephanie Saint-Clair, Charles "Lucky" Luciano At the young age of 10, Johnson was forced out of his home in Charleston and relocated to Harlem in order to protect himself and his siblings after his older brother was