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The Best Gangster Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good Gangster movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Gangster movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. The Usual Suspects

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95/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. Amores Perros

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8.1/10
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88/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A fatalistic car crash in Mexico City sets off a chain of events in the lives of three persons: a young man aching to run off with his sister-in-law, a supermodel, and a homeless man. Their lives are catapulted into unforeseen circumstances instigated by the seemingly inconsequential destiny of a dog.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. The Man from Nowhere

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87/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named Somi, a little girl next door. As Taesik spends more and more time with Somi, he gets attached to her. Then Somi is kidnapped by a gang, and as Taesik tries to save Somi by becoming deeply associated with the gang his mysterious past is revealed...

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Escape from New York

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82/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. A Bittersweet Life

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82/100
Released: 2005
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on him with another, younger man, with the mandate that he must kill them both if he discovers their affair.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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6. Seven Psychopaths

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7.2/10
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82/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Sneaky Pete

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8.2/10
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81/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Crime

What it's about: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 20 episodes (67%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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8. The Boondock Saints

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80/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Tired of the crime overrunning the streets of Boston, Irish Catholic twin brothers Conner and Murphy are inspired by their faith to cleanse their hometown of evil with their own brand of zealous vigilante justice. As they hunt down and kill one notorious gangster after another, they become controversial folk heroes in the community. But Paul Smecker, an eccentric FBI agent, is fast closing in on their blood-soaked trail.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Atlantic City

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7.3/10
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76/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. Flickering Lights

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7.7/10
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75/100
Released: 2000
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in the countryside, in an old, wrecked house, hiding there for several weeks. Slowly, one after another, they realize, that they would like to stay there, start a new life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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11. Animal Kingdom

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 5
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.

Where to Watch: 49 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 5 episodes (10%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TNT). 49 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. King of New York

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75/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Mirzapur

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8.5/10
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74/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: The iron-fisted Akhandanand Tripathi is a millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son, Munna, is an unworthy, power-hungry heir who will stop at nothing to inherit his father's legacy. An incident at a wedding procession forces him to cross paths with Ramakant Pandit, an upstanding lawyer, and his sons, Guddu and Bablu. It snowballs into a game of ambition, power and greed that threatens the fabric of this lawless city.

Where to Watch: 9 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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14. Nameless Gangster

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 2012
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They quickly form a partnership; Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with the money from drug trafficking while Ik-hyeon lobbies for his partner Hyeong-bae. As the government declares war on crime, however, their partnership begins to crack.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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15. Bugsy Malone

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74/100
Released: 1976Rated: G
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam Speakeasy, future superstar Jodie Foster dances and sings her way into our hearts.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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16. Café Society

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73/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Colors

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73/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of Los Angeles, where the gang culture is enforced by the colors the members wear.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. Kill the Irishman

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7.1/10
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72/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. The Time to Live and the Time to Die

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72/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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20. Undercover

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71/100
Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 5
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes him the perfect match for a dangerous mission - to infiltrate the crime organisation of a rich and powerful businessman. While infiltrating and living in fear of being uncovered, Martin falls in love with the most inappropriate woman - Djaro's girlfriend, Suni. Just when he gains the trust of the mobsters, it appears that the real enemy is in the police. Martin is alone against all, facing difficult decisions.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (10%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (10%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. Mr. Six

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a narrow alley. One day Six's son, Xiaobo, is abducted by some spoiled punks after he scratches their precious Ferrari. Mr. Six realizes that he must do whatever it takes to get his son back — even if that means returning to the life he thought he had left behind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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22. Black Rain

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69/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game—the Japanese way.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Walking Tall

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7.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1973Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when he is a victim of it and decides to strike back by running against the corrupt sheriff. And he wins and wages his own little war against them

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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24. The Way of the Gun

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6.7/10
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67/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. Two Hands

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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26. Romanzo Criminale

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8.6/10
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66/100
Year: 2008-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved cult status in Italy.This is the second fiction series after Quo Vadis, Baby? that was produced by Sky and broadcast on Fox Crime, Sky One and on Sky Arts with English subtitles in 2012.The series is set in about 1977-89 and follows a criminal gang in Rome that has a near monopoly of the city's heroin trade. Most of the characters use the Romanesco dialect. The gang is led by three old friends, Libanese, Freddo and Dandi.As well as its internal feuding, the gang has to deal with the Camorra and Sicilian Mafia that both supply its heroin, the police led by Commissioner Scialoja and the Italian secret services. The plotline is based on the Banda della Magliana of the 1970s-90s.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (45%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 22 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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27. 4 Blocks

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8.2/10
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66/100
Year: 2017-2020Seasons: 2
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, its never that simple.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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28. Crips and Bloods: Made in America

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6.9/10
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64/100
Released: 2008
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Docurama) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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29. Kabali

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6.2/10
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64/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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30. Jigarthanda

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8.3/10
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63/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with a heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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31. Sleepless

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5.6/10
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62/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who has got a lot of enemies, is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters gets T, Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night, he will have to rescue his son T (who they got), evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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32. Battles Without Honor and Humanity

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59/100
Released: 1973
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza...

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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33. Friend

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59/100
Released: 2001
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's experience about his friends, a semi-autobiography set in his hometown, Busan. When it was released it was the highest-grossing Korean movie of all time.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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34. Mute

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58/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video).

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35. The Phantom

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Released: 1996Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Yardie

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Released: 2018
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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37. Sunflower

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7.2/10
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58/100
Released: 2006
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Former gangster Tae-sik is released from prison and heads back to his hometown to live in a small restaurant with a woman who has forgiven him for killing her own son. Attempting to leave his past behind, he takes a job in a garage and tries to keep away from the local gangs, most of whom still live in fear of his brutal reputation. When a local politician wants to knock down his mom's restaurant to build a new shopping mall, Tae-sik struggles to avoid returning to a life of violence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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38. J.D.'s Revenge

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55/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: A college student is possessed by a 40's era gangster.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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39. Original Gangstas

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5.7/10
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55/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to Gary to be with his father and, with a little help from his friends, to destroy the Rebels his way.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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40. Tuff Turf

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6.2/10
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54/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The new guy in a Los Angeles high school, Morgan, does some singing and fights hotshot Nick over disco dancer Frankie.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. Dead or Alive

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6.8/10
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54/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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42. The Wasted Times

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6.9/10
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54/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Set against a chaotic, war torn Shanghai, “The Wasted Times” follows a local crime boss at the receiving end of the Japanese army’s attempt to forge a dubious alliance. Spanning three separate times during the period, the story details mindsets from various perspectives, all culminating in a suspenseful and tense finale.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & FandangoNOW).

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43. Gotti

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4.8/10
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53/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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44. Rainy Dog

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7.1/10
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53/100
Released: 1997
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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45. Vada Chennai

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8.5/10
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53/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A young carrom player in North Chennai becomes a reluctant participant in a war between two warring gangsters.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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46. Black Moon Rising

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5.5/10
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51/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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47. Dead or Alive 2: Birds

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6.8/10
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51/100
Released: 2000
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decided to team up and use their talents in killing for good... much to the upset of the crime syndicates.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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48. Ley Lines

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6.9/10
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50/100
Released: 1999
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The story follows a trio of Japanese youths of Chinese descent who escape their semi-rural upbringing and relocate to Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they befriend a troubled Shanghai prostitute and fall foul of a local crime syndicate. Like many of Miike's works, the film examines the underbelly of respectable Japanese society and the problems of assimilation faced by non-ethnically Japanese people in Japan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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49. Shinjuku Triad Society

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6.7/10
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50/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Tatsuhito, a cop, pursues Chinese warlord Wang through the underworld of Shinjuku and over to Taiwan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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50. Chandni Bar

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7.6/10
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50/100
Released: 2001
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Chandni Bar, a film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar depicts the gritty life of the Mumbai underworld, including prostitution, dance bars and gun crime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).