Hollywood’s Best Gangster Portrayals

Some of the best movies ever made Attention, Internet! The Best Movies About Artificial Intelligence Hollywood has released a lot of great movies exploring the issues of artificial intelligence over the years, and here are 10 of the best movies about AI we recommend you move Heaven and Earth to... Read More are gangster films. The Godfather, American Gangster, Goodfellas, and plenty of others are all considered classics. Generally, these movies are anchored by the person playing the main gangster. This person needs to walk a delicate line, being as bad as the person they are portraying, but they also need to put on a performance that makes the audience sympathetic towards them.

So, who delivered the best performance as gangsters in the history of film? Check out the infographic below for a quick look!

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  1. Anonymous
    October 6, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Apparently the author is unaware that there were actually movies made before 1987. Pathetic.

  2. Anonymous
    September 23, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    Great portrayals less known, were also played by: H. Bogart - J. Cagney - S. Greenstreet - P. Lorre - E. G. Robinson - L. Marvin - G. Raft, etc.

    • Anonymous
      September 23, 2015 at 11:30 pm

      Those portrayals are well known to anybody over the age of 15. Some are much better than those mentioned in the article.

      • Anonymous
        September 24, 2015 at 12:13 pm

        Many adults donĀ“t know who they are neither.

  3. Anonymous
    September 23, 2015 at 9:38 am

    It has to be someone very young who has compiled this list. ;)