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Your favourite GANGSTER film?

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Too many to mention, but in sort of an order....

Godfather II

Godfather

Goodfellas

Donnie Brasco

Scarface (Pacino)

Get Carter (Caine)

Casino

A Bronx Tale

Untouchables

King Of New York (Christopher Walken is brilliant)

Performance

Gangster No #1

Villain

Gotti

New Jack City

Godfather III

...more to follow...

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Goodfellas is the only film that should even be mentioned in this thread. Unless you start counting some one-man-army films like Leon and Oldboy.

How comes?

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Guest DustyDeviada

Goodfellas is the best, everyone knows that, though honourable mentions for Godfather 1 & 2 and Donnie Brasco and Carlito's Way.

The Usual Suspects is good, but I wouldn't class it as a gangster film in the classic sense.

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In order:

Godfather

Godfather 2

Goodfellas

Donnie Brasco

Heat

Scarface

Things to do in denver when you're dead

Casino

Once Upon A Time In America

Road To Perdition

A Bronx Tale

Carlito's Way

Untouchables

Godfather 3

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Some good movies listed so far.

How could I forget "Once upon a time....." and "Carlito's Way" ?

Good entries so far, although "Things to do in Denver...." sucks big donkey cocks. It's a poor Tarantino knock-off - shame, coz it's a great cast and Treat Williams' "Critical Bill" character deserves a better movie. Still, each to his/her own.

Not a movie (would be the longest in history if it was), but the entire Sopranos series is right up there with Goodfellas & Godfather I/II. The programme has a level of consistency matched only by The Simpsons for continued quality.

Speaking of Goodfellas - has anyone seen the special edition interview with the real Henry Hill? - Fascinating stuff. He sums up his gangster life by saying that real Wiseguys spent their whole lives walking around basically shitting themselves - and looking at the fates of some of the characters in both factual and fictional gangster movies - I'm not surprised.

DZL

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Not a movie (would be the longest in history if it was)' date=' but the entire Sopranos series is right up there with Goodfellas & Godfather I/II. The programme has a level of consistency matched only by The Simpsons for continued quality.

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Bullshit, the Simpsons has been crappy since Seaon 9. The new episodes are just woeful, nothing like it's heyday.

Whereas The Sopranos has been ace from start to finish.

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Bullshit' date=' the Simpsons has been crappy since Seaon 9. The new episodes are just woeful, nothing like it's heyday[/quote']

Yes, whatever you say.....

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am i the only person that thinks casino's over rated and a frustrating watch? it's like goodfellas two but not quite. it just seems like scorcese on autopilot.

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the long good friday - superb performance from bob hoskins, love the bit when he sticks a broken bottle of scotch into casualty's charlie fairheads throat and also when denzil from only fools and horses gets cut on the ass!!!

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the long good friday - superb performance from bob hoskins' date=' love the bit when he sticks a broken bottle of scotch into casualty's charlie fairheads throat and also when denzil from only fools and horses gets cut on the ass!!![/quote']

You slaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhgggggg - how dare you mention "Long Good Friday" after I forgot to list it :swearing:

An AWESOME film!!!!

Hoskins is unbelievable as Harold Shand - "The Mafia? I've shit 'em"

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love the bit when he sticks a broken bottle of scotch into casualty's charlie fairheads throat

Ps - That's two hours now and I'm shocked none of the usual pedants have been on here telling us that it wasn't Scotch it was a bottle of something else....

Brilliant dialogue....

"it's verbals or frostbite"

"Why Colin? he wouldn't have hurt a soul.....well, only when it was necessary....and it was always quick"

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the scene at the end where hoskins is lead away by pierce brosnan still sends shivers down the spine!

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