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Best Gangster Films in 2018

Updated: Feb 14

As you may have noticed, we focus our niche on crime-entertainment and gangster true stories. Here are a few produced in 2018, you don't want to miss!

1. 'The Guilty': A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. #IMDB

2. 'White Boy Rick': The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison. #IMDB

3. 'City of Lies': Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. #IMDB

3. 'The Outsider': An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza. #IMDB

4. 'American Animals': Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history. #IMDB

5. 'The Mule': A ninety-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel. #IMDB

6. 'Monster': A smart, likeable, 17-year-old film student from Harlem sees his world turned upside down when he's charged with a murder. We follow his dramatic journey through a complex legal battle. #IMDB

7. 'The House that Jack Built': The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman. #IMDB

8. 'Bad Times at the El Royale': Early 1970s. Four strangers check in at the El Royale Hotel. The hotel is deserted, staffed by a single desk clerk. Some of the new guests' reasons for being there are less than innocent and some are not who they appear to be. #imdb

9. 'Den of Thieves': An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. #IMDB

10. 'Out of Blue':When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

11 'El Angel': The angelic face of Carlos, a 17-year-old teenager, hides a dark facet of robberies, lies and murders.

12. 'Dogman': A timid dog groomer living in a poor suburb sells cocaine on the side and stays out of trouble, while trying to deal with his unstable, violent acquaintance who is a menace to the whole neighborhood. #IMDB

13. 'BlackkKlansman': Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events. #IMDB

14. 'Ocean's Eight': Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. #IMDB

15. 'Everybody Knows': Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open. #IMDB

16. 'Bent': On his latest private investigation, a shamed former cop connects a murder case to a government conspiracy involving rogue agents from a top spy agency. #IMDB

17. ' Dragged Across Concrete': Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation. #IMDB

18. 'Destroyer': A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace. #IMDB

19. 'Shoplifters': A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold. #IMDB

2O. 'Terminal': A film noir taking place in a train terminal at night. Add 2 male assassins, female assassin, waitress, teacher, janitor and crime boss. Add revenge. Who says mystery is a lost art? #IMDB

  1. 21. 'The Drug King': Set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970s, Lee Doo-sam builds an empire as a drug smuggler in the Busan underworld, while public prosecutor Kim In-goo attempts to take down Lee Doo-sam. #IMDB

22. 'Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer

23. 'Yardie': British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley. #IMDB

24. 'Birds of Passage': During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture. #IMDB

25. 'Speed Kills': Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire, Ben Aronoff, leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords. #IMDB

26. 'Gotti': The story of crime boss John Gotti and his son. #IMDB

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