20 Movies Like The King

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The Irishman

The Irishman
The Irishman
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 209 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 10 Oscars. 73 wins & 357 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Charles Brandt
Actors: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci
Language: English, Italian, Latin, Spanish, German
Country: United States
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“The Irishman” is a crime drama film that follows the life of Frank Sheeran, a truck driver turned hitman, as he gets involved with the Bufalino crime family and becomes entangled in the disappearance of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa.”

The Godfather

The Godfather
The Godfather
Internet Movie Database: 9.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 175 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 31 wins & 31 nominations total
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan
Language: English, Italian, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Godfather” is a crime novel written by Mario Puzo that tells the story of the Corleone family, an Italian-American mafia dynasty, and their rise to power in the world of organized crime. It explores themes of loyalty, family, and the consequences of a life immersed in violence and power.

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“Goodfellas” is a crime film that follows the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a mob associate, and his involvement in the Italian-American mafia in New York City. Through his narration, the film explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of a life of crime.

Casino

Casino
Casino
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 178 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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“Casino” is a 1995 film directed by Martin Scorsese that follows the story of a mobster and his rise and fall in the Las Vegas casino industry. It explores themes of greed, power, and corruption in the world of gambling.

Scarface

Scarface
Scarface
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 170 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 8 nominations
Writer: Oliver Stone, Howard Hawks, Ben Hecht
Actors: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Scarface” is a crime drama film that follows the rise and fall of Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant who becomes a powerful drug lord in Miami, ultimately succumbing to the consequences of his violent and ruthless lifestyle.

American Gangster

American Gangster
American Gangster
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Language: English, Thai, Spanish
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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American Gangster is a crime film based on the true story of drug lord Frank Lucas, who rises to power in 1970s Harlem, while a determined detective named Richie Roberts works to bring him down.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 99 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. It revolves around an undercover cop and a mole in the police force, both trying to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in Boston.

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Chazz Palminteri
Actors: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“A Bronx Tale” is a coming-of-age crime drama film set in the 1960s, following the story of a young boy torn between the influence of his hardworking father and a local mob boss. It explores themes of loyalty, family, and the choices that shape one’s life.

Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley, Paul Attanasio
Actors: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen
Language: English, Italian, Japanese
Country: United States
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“Donnie Brasco” is a crime drama film based on a true story, following an undercover FBI agent who infiltrates the Mafia. The movie explores the complex relationships and moral dilemmas he faces as he becomes deeply involved in the criminal underworld.

Carlito’s Way

Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Edwin Torres, David Koepp
Actors: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: United States
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“Carlito’s Way” is a crime drama film that follows the story of Carlito Brigante, a former drug lord who is released from prison and attempts to leave his criminal past behind. However, he is drawn back into the dangerous world he once knew, leading to a gripping and tragic tale of redemption and loyalty.

Public Enemies

Public Enemies
Public Enemies
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 14 nominations
Writer: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman
Actors: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“Public Enemies” is a crime drama film that follows the true story of notorious bank robber John Dillinger as he becomes the top target of the newly formed FBI during the Great Depression. The film explores Dillinger’s daring heists and his intense cat-and-mouse game with FBI agent Melvin Purvis.

Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition
Road to Perdition
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 82 nominations total
Writer: Max Allan Collins, Richard Piers Rayner, David Self
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Paul Newman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Road to Perdition” is a crime drama film about a hitman named Michael Sullivan who goes on a journey of revenge with his young son after his own employer, a mob boss, turns against him. The film explores themes of loyalty, family bonds, and the consequences of a life of violence.

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 167 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 10 Oscars. 50 wins & 135 nominations total
Writer: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis
Language: English, Irish Gaelic, Chinese, Latin
Country: United States, Italy
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“Gangs of New York” is a historical drama set in 19th century New York City, following a young Irish immigrant’s quest for revenge against a powerful gang leader, amidst a backdrop of intense ethnic and political tensions.

Miller’s Crossing

Miller's Crossing
Miller's Crossing
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Dashiell Hammett
Actors: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro
Language: English, Italian, Irish Gaelic, Yiddish
Country: United States
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Miller’s Crossing is a 1990 crime film directed by the Coen brothers. It follows the complex power struggles and double-crosses among rival gangs during the Prohibition era, centered around a trusted advisor named Tom Reagan who must navigate treacherous alliances and loyalty.

The Untouchables

The Untouchables
The Untouchables
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 18 nominations total
Writer: David Mamet, Oscar Fraley, Eliot Ness
Actors: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Untouchables” is a crime drama film that follows the real-life story of Eliot Ness, a federal agent who assembles a team of honest law enforcement officers to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone during the Prohibition era in Chicago. The film showcases their relentless pursuit of justice and the challenges they face in taking down one of the most powerful and untouchable figures in organized crime.

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America
Once Upon a Time in America
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 229 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 2 BAFTA 11 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Harry Grey, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi
Actors: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern
Language: English, Italian, French, Yiddish, Hebrew
Country: Italy, United States
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“Once Upon a Time in America” is a crime drama film that follows the story of a group of Jewish gangsters in New York City from their childhood in the 1920s to their rise and fall in the criminal underworld. It explores themes of friendship, betrayal, and the consequences of a life of crime.

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises
Eastern Promises
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 28 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Steven Knight
Actors: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Language: English, Russian, Turkish, Urdu
Country: United Kingdom, Canada, United States
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Eastern Promises is a crime thriller film that follows a Russian mobster’s driver who gets caught in a web of violence and deceit after discovering a diary that exposes the criminal underworld in London.

Layer Cake

Layer Cake
Layer Cake
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: J.J. Connolly
Actors: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon
Language: English, Romanian
Country: United Kingdom
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“Layer Cake” is a British crime thriller film about a successful drug dealer who is forced to navigate a treacherous underworld filled with double-crosses, violence, and deception. As he plans to retire from the criminal world, he becomes entangled in a dangerous web of betrayal and must find a way to survive.

Blow

Blow
Blow
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Bruce Porter, David McKenna, Nick Cassavetes
Actors: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blow” is a biographical crime film that follows the rise and fall of George Jung, a notorious drug trafficker who became one of the biggest cocaine suppliers in the United States during the 1970s and 1980s. The movie explores his extravagant lifestyle, dangerous alliances, and eventual downfall due to his involvement in the drug trade.

The Town

The Town
The Town
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Town” is a crime thriller film about a group of bank robbers from Charlestown, Boston, who find themselves in a dangerous situation when one of them falls in love with a bank manager they previously held hostage, leading to a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the FBI.

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