Movies Like Goodfellas, Which are better than Goodfellas

Goodfellas is an iconic movie that has left a lasting impact on the film industry. Released in 1990, this movie was directed by Martin Scorsese. Movie Bureau brings you movies similar to Goodfellas and still worth watching.

The Godfather & Part II

One of the greatest mafia movies of the time, probably everyone watched this movie, but still worth adding to the list. The film tells the story of the Corleone family, a powerful Italian-American mafia clan, and the patriarch of the family, Vito Corleone (Brando), who is known as “The Godfather.” The film follows the Corleones through the years as they navigate the criminal underworld, and as power is passed from Vito to his son Michael (Pacino). 

Casino (1995)

Sam Rothstein a casino expert sent to run a casino in las vegas by Chicago mob associates. things start to fall apart when the feds start to knock on their doors. well showed the truly based event in the movie, all the characters are power-packed and Joe Pesci is at his peak.

The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables is a different movie from the above list and also focuses on the cop’s unlikely to be the crime boss from the above list. The film is based on the true story of Eliot Ness, a federal agent who worked to take down Al Capone, the notorious Chicago gangster during the prohibition era. The film follows Ness and his team of “untouchable” agents as they work to gather evidence against Capone and take him down. 

The Irishman (2019)

An Irish truck gets involved with Russell Bufalino and ranks up as the hitman, also works for Jimmy Hoffa the president of national teamster. one of the fine and most accurate of the history. director by well-known for his movies about mafia movies.  

Donnie Brasco (1997)

An FBI agent goes undercover in new yorks most enormous crime gangster family. and develops friendships with fellow hitman Benjamin a.k.a ‘Lefty’. Lefty Ruggiero (Pacino), a low-level mobster, eventually rises through the ranks of the crime family. As Pistone becomes more deeply entrenched in the criminal organization, he struggles to maintain his cover and his relationships with his family and FBI colleagues.

A Bronx Tale (1993)

A boy helps the mobster sonny by not identifying him in the street shootout. later sonny involves in his life and mentors him in his life. this is not a typical gangster movie it is more about relationships. and the kid who is confused by the how streets work.

Gotti (1996)

John Gotti becomes boss of the powerful Gambino family after the unsanctioned killing of Paul Castellano. after the years FBI manages to convict him. movie will talk about Cosa Nostra and the set of rules that Gotti followed.

Scarface (1983)

A Cuban immigrant Tony Montana ‘one of the iconic characters’ gets a green card for killing a Cuban government official and With his friends builds a stronghold in Miami for the drug empire. An evergreen movie and Tony Montana’s character to this day.

City Of God (2002)

Brazilian Crime movie is one of the classic cults directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund. In a story, two brothers in the slums of Rio become a photographer the other becomes a drug dealer. you can see in this movie how a small town is settled at the beginning of the movie and becomes slums and pretty. everyone is involved in crime.

Blow (2001)

A True Story Of George Jung played by Johnny Depp, Who is to Smuggle cocaine into the US, From Colombia’s drug lord Pablo Escobar The Medellín Cartel. One of the classics among drug cartel movies and involves of emotional scene that melts your heart. 

The Departed (2006)

The Departed is a crime thriller that explores the world of undercover cops and double agents. This movie won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Heat (1995)

Heat is a crime drama that follows a group of professional thieves as they plan and execute a heist. This movie is known for its intense action scenes and memorable performances by its leads.

Carlito's Way (1993)

Carlito’s Way is a crime drama that tells the story of a Puerto Rican drug dealer who tries to go straight after being released from prison. This movie is a suspenseful and emotional look at the struggle to leave a life of crime behind.

American Gangster (2007)

After the Death of his boss Frank Lucas takes control and expands his drug Empire secretly, he was selling heroin under the name of ‘blue magic’ which he brings from Thailand. Movies have been criticized for more fictionalizing than reality.

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