10 Movies To Watch if You Like ‘The Sopranos’

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“The Sopranos” revolutionized television with its portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano navigating the challenges of family life and organized crime. If you’re craving more stories of complex characters, moral ambiguity, and the gritty underworld, these 10 movies capture similar themes and tones that fans of “The Sopranos” are sure to enjoy.

Goodfellas (1990) – Directed by Martin Scorsese, this classic mob film follows the rise and fall of Henry Hill (played by Ray Liotta) as he becomes involved in the Mafia. Known for its sharp dialogue, memorable characters, and intense storytelling.

The Godfather trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990) – Francis Ford Coppola’s epic saga about the Corleone crime family spans generations, exploring themes of power, loyalty, and betrayal. The first two films are particularly revered for their storytelling and performances.

Casino (1995) – Another Scorsese film, “Casino” delves into the world of Las Vegas casinos and organized crime, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone. It offers a gripping narrative of greed, violence, and the allure of power.

Donnie Brasco (1997) – Based on a true story, this film stars Johnny Depp as an undercover FBI agent who infiltrates the Mafia, forming a bond with mobster Lefty Ruggiero (played by Al Pacino). It explores themes of loyalty and betrayal.

A Bronx Tale (1993) – Directed by and starring Robert De Niro, this coming-of-age story set in the Bronx during the 1960s follows a young boy torn between his father’s moral values and the allure of a local mob boss.

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Once Upon a Time in America (1984) – Sergio Leone’s epic crime drama spans several decades in the lives of Jewish gangsters in New York City, starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It explores themes of friendship, betrayal, and redemption.

American Gangster (2007) – Based on a true story, Denzel Washington stars as drug lord Frank Lucas, who rises to power in Harlem in the 1970s, while Russell Crowe plays the detective determined to bring him down.

The Departed (2006) – Directed by Martin Scorsese, this crime thriller revolves around an undercover cop (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and a mole within the police force (played by Matt Damon), both working for the Mafia in Boston.

Miller’s Crossing (1990) – Directed by the Coen Brothers, this film is a stylish and intricate neo-noir crime drama set in the Prohibition era, focusing on a complex web of loyalty and betrayal among Irish mobsters.

Eastern Promises (2007) – Directed by David Cronenberg, this thriller stars Viggo Mortensen as a Russian mobster in London, whose world collides with a midwife (played by Naomi Watts) uncovering dark secrets.

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