Movies like American Gangster (2007)
If you're looking for some great movies that are a lot like American Gangster, here is our list of similar films:
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    1. The Godfather

    #90 most popular movie yesterday

    The Godfather is a cinematic masterpiece that tells the story of the Corleone mafia family and their struggle to maintain power. Viewers who appreciate the criminal empire-building aspect of American Gangster will find a lot to love here.

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    2. Training Day

    #209 most popular movie yesterday

    Training Day explores the corruptive nature of power within the LAPD, presenting a gritty, morally ambiguous perspective on law enforcement that will resonate with viewers who appreciate the complexities of American Gangster's characters.

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    3. The Departed

    #233 most popular movie yesterday

    The Departed is about the gritty underworld of Boston crime, rife with double-crosses and moral ambiguity, much like the complex world presented in American Gangster, making it equally compelling.

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    4. Heat

    #281 most popular movie yesterday

    Heat showcases the lives of a seasoned detective and a master thief on opposite sides of the law. It offers intense action sequences and a detailed look at crime and law enforcement not unlike American Gangster.

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    5. Scarface

    #320 most popular movie yesterday

    Scarface follows the rise and fall of Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant turned powerful drug lord in Miami. Its uncompromising depiction of the drug trade and the protagonist's fierce ambition make it a logical next watch for fans of American Gangster.

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    6. Casino

    #658 most popular movie yesterday

    Casino offers a detailed depiction of the gambling industry and the mob's connection to it through the eyes of a casino boss, exhibiting the same fascination with the intersection of legitimate business and criminal enterprise found in American Gangster.

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    7. Blow

    #1,132 most popular movie yesterday

    Blow recounts the life of George Jung, a man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s. Like American Gangster, it's a crime drama that examines the intricacies of drug trafficking and its impact on the protagonist's life.