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The Departed (2006)

The Departed
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg
Rated R

The Departed is a 2006 crime drama directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg. The film follows two men in opposite sides of the law: an undercover cop infiltrating an Irish crime syndicate and a career criminal working deep undercover in the police force. As their lives intertwine, both struggle to maintain their respective covers while trying to bring down the other. With the stakes rising, tensions escalate and loyalties become blurred. In a thrilling finale, the fate of each man is determined as the truth finally comes to light.

Snatch (2000)

Snatch
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Vinnie Jones
Rated R

Snatch is an action-comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and released in 2000. Set in the London underworld, the film centers around the hunt for a priceless diamond stolen by a thief known as "Franky Four Fingers". Along with Franky, the film features a number of colorful characters including a gangster, Turkish, and Tommy, a boxing promoter. As the movie progresses, the characters are intertwined by their pursuit of the diamond and their own personal schemes. Along the way, the film features a number of twists and turns, including one of the characters' involvement in a heist orchestrated by a notorious criminal. In the end, the diamond is recovered, though the fate of the characters remains unknown.

Mystic River (2003)

Mystic River
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Clint Eastwood, starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum
Rated R

Mystic River is a 2003 American drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Brian Helgeland. It stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. The film follows three childhood friends, Dave Boyle, Sean Devine, and Jimmy Markum, who have grown up together and been through a lot. After a tragedy strikes one of them, the three are brought back together and a chain of events is set into motion that will have a dramatic and permanent effect on their lives. Along the way, they are forced to confront their own moral choices and deal with the longstanding secrets that have been buried. As the story unravels, they are brought face-to-face with an emotional and dark truth they never expected.

The Irishman (2019)

The Irishman
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel
Rated R

The Irishman is a 2019 biographical crime drama directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. The film follows the life of Frank Sheeran, a labor union official and truck driver turned Mafia hitman, based on the 2004 non-fiction book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. It chronicles Sheeran's involvement in the 1975 disappearance of union leader Jimmy Hoffa and his relationship with mob ganster Russell Bufalino. The film also stars Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Anna Paquin, and Stephen Graham. The film explores themes of loyalty, crime, betrayal and mortality. It was released to critical acclaim, with many praising its direction, performances, and production values. It was nominated for several awards, including Best Picture at the Academy Awards, and won Best Visual Effects.

The Gentlemen (2019)

The Gentlemen
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Guy Ritchie, starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong
Rated R

The Gentlemen is a 2019 crime comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant. The film follows American expatriate Mickey Pearson as he attempts to sell off his lucrative marijuana empire in London to a wealthy rival. As different players try to take advantage of the situation, a dark comedy of errors ensues that includes blackmail, bribery, and double-crossing. As the stakes get higher and higher, Mickey must use his wits and street smarts to stay one step ahead of the game.

Road to Perdition (2002)

Road to Perdition
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sam Mendes, starring Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken
Rated R

Road to Perdition is a 2002 American crime drama film directed by Sam Mendes and based on the 1998 graphic novel of the same name by Max Allan Collins. The film stars Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Daniel Craig and follows the story of Michael Sullivan (Hanks), a mob enforcer and hitman. After his indiscreet son (Tyler Hoechlin) witnesses a murder, Sullivan and his son are targeted by his ruthless employer (Newman). To save his son, Sullivan must take him on a perilous journey to find a mysterious figure in Chicago known as the "Angel of Death" (Law). Along the way, Sullivan is forced to confront his own past, even as the police and the mob close in on them.

The Boondock Saints (1999)

The Boondock Saints
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Troy Duffy, starring Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco
Rated R

The Boondock Saints is a 1999 crime action film directed by Troy Duffy. The film follows two Irish American brothers, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become vigilantes after they become convinced they have been instructed by God to rid Boston of crime. With the help of their friend, Il Duce, the MacManus brothers set out to clean up the city. After some initial success, they are pursued by FBI agent Paul Smecker, who is determined to put them behind bars. The MacManus brothers must stay one step ahead of both the feds and the Russian mob while they attempt to fulfill their mission. The film features intense action scenes and a gritty setting, as the MacManus brothers become embroiled in a cycle of violence.

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Miller's Crossing
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, starring Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden
Rated R

Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American neo-noir crime film directed by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J.E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. Set in a fictional American city in the early 1930s, the story follows Tom Reagan (Byrne), a political advisor for gangster Leo O'Bannon (Polito). When Leo's rival, Johnny Caspar (Freeman), declares war on Leo, Tom is caught in the middle of their violent conflict. He attempts to keep the peace between the two gangs, but his loyalties are tested when he falls in love with Verna (Harden), Leo's mistress. Tom must make difficult choices between his loyalty to his boss, his love for Verna, and his desire to save his own skin. The film is known for its use of stylish visuals, dense dialogue, and an intricate plot.

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

Gone Baby Gone
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ben Affleck, starring Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan
Rated R

Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 crime thriller directed by Ben Affleck. The film follows two private investigators, Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) and Angela Gennaro (Michelle Monaghan), who are hired to track down a missing four-year-old girl, Amanda McCready (Madeline O'Brien). After discovering that Amanda was abducted by a member of her own family, Patrick and Angela face difficult moral dilemmas as they attempt to recover the girl. During their investigation, they are aided by police detectives Remy Bressant (Ed Harris) and Nick Poole (John Ashton). In the end, Patrick and Angela's personal values and beliefs determine the outcome of their mission.

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane
Rated R

McCabe & Mrs. Miller is a 1971 western drama film directed by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie. Set in the early 1900s in a small mining town in Washington, the film follows the story of McCabe (Beatty), an unscrupulous gambler who arrives in the town and attempts to purchase the local mining rights from the local miners. Through a series of shrewd business dealings, McCabe succeeds in buying the rights and with the help of Mrs. Miller (Christie), an opium-addicted madam, sets up a gambling hall and brothel to make money. When a large and powerful mining company arrives in town demanding to buy the rights for a large sum, McCabe refuses, leading to a showdown between the miners and the company. In the end, McCabe and Mrs. Miller are killed in a gunfight, but their legacy of standing up to the powerful corporate forces lives on.

Gangs of New York (2002)

Gangs of New York
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent
Rated R

Gangs of New York is a 2002 period drama directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Cameron Diaz. Set in the late 1800's in the slums of New York City, the film follows the story of an Irish immigrant, Amsterdam Vallon (DiCaprio), who seeks revenge against his father's killer, Bill the Butcher (Day-Lewis). Amsterdam clashes with Bill, the leader of the notorious gang, the Natives, while attempting to take control of the Five Points area of New York. Along the way, Amsterdam discovers the truth about his father's death and his own past, while forging an unexpected alliance with the rival gang, the Dead Rabbits. The film culminates in an epic, bloody battle between the Natives and the Dead Rabbits, with Amsterdam ultimately exacting his revenge.

Sleepers (1996)

Sleepers
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Barry Levinson, starring Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric
Rated R

Sleepers is a 1996 drama-thriller film directed by Barry Levinson. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by Lorenzo Carcaterra. The film follows the story of four young boys, who are sent to a juvenile detention center after a prank gone wrong. There, they are subjected to horrific psychological and physical abuse. Years later, the boys are reunited and seek revenge against the perpetrators of the abuse. As they take their revenge, they must also confront their own troubled pasts. The film stars Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt, Kevin Bacon, and Dustin Hoffman, and features an all-star cast including Minnie Driver, Joe Pesci, Jason Patric, and Vittorio Gassman.

The Town (2010)

The Town
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ben Affleck, starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner
Rated R

The Town is a 2010 crime drama directed by Ben Affleck and based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan. The film follows a group of lifelong friends from Charlestown, Massachusetts who rob a bank while simultaneously trying to protect one of their own from the FBI. Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) is the leader of the gang, which includes his best friend James Coughlin (Jeremy Renner), and their associates Albert "Gloansy" Magloan (Slaine) and Desmond Elden (Owen Burke). After a successful heist, the group sets their sights on another score, only to be thwarted by FBI agent Adam Frawley (Jon Hamm). Fearing that one of them will be caught, Doug decides to take Claire (Rebecca Hall), the bank manager, hostage and use her as a hostage to get away. After successfully evading the FBI, Doug and Claire form an unexpected bond. Doug, who has been trying to leave the criminal life, sees in her a way to escape, while she finds solace in his companionship. In the end, Doug and his friends must face the consequences of their actions and make a choice between the life they know and the one they could have.

Legends of the Fall (1994)

Legends of the Fall
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Edward Zwick, starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond
Rated R

Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond and Henry Thomas. The story focuses on three brothers from a wealthy Montana family whose lives are changed when their father commits suicide, leaving them to their own devices. The eldest, Colonel William Ludlow (Hopkins), lives on a ranch while his two younger sons, Alfred (Pitt) and Samuel (Quinn) struggle to make their own way in the world. Tragedy and fate intertwine the brothers' lives when Alfred falls in love with Susannah (Ormond) and Samuel gets involved with a woman who is engaged to another man. As their stories unfold, the brothers must find a way to reconcile their differences and come to terms with their father's death. Through their stories, the film explores themes of love, loss, loyalty, and the power of nature.

The Guard (2011)

The Guard
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Michael McDonagh, starring Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Ronan Collins
Rated R

State of Grace (1990)

State of Grace
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Phil Joanou, starring Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright
Rated R

The General (1998)

The General
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Boorman, starring Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy
Rated R

Ronin (1998)

Ronin
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Frankenheimer, starring Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård
Rated R

The Outfit (2022)

The Outfit
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Graham Moore, starring Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, John Gumley-Mason, Stephen Knox
Rated R

Kill the Irishman (2011)

Kill the Irishman
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Hensleigh, starring Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer
Rated R

The Drop (2014)

The Drop
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Michaël R. Roskam, starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts
Rated R

A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From J.C. Chandor, starring Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola
Rated R

Black Mass (2015)

Black Mass
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Scott Cooper, starring Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton
Rated R

The Iceman (2012)

The Iceman
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Ariel Vromen, starring Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder
Rated R

Ray Donovan: The Movie (2022)

Ray Donovan: The Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From David Hollander, starring Liev Schreiber, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Pooch Hall
Rated TV-MA

 



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