18 Movies Like Legend

This article is based on the book published in 1986 titled “The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport.” In the 1960s, Reggie Kray is a retired boxer who has risen through London’s criminal underworld to become a prominent figure. His twin brother Ron is diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia at the movie’s beginning and is committed to a mental institution.

Reggie resorts to using threats to secure his brother’s early release. The twins coordinate their activities to gain dominance over a significant portion of the criminal underworld in London.

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1. The Untouchables

Al Capone, an infamous gangland kingpin, is a supplier of illegal whiskey in the year 1930, while Prohibition was in effect. He also has practically complete control over the city of Chicago. Eliot Ness, a Bureau of Prohibition agent, has been tasked with putting a stop to Al Capone's operations; however, his first attempt at a booze raid fails due to dishonest policemen tipping off Capone about the operation. After that, he meets veteran Irish-American officer Jimmy Malone, who is…

2. The Big Heist

The tale of the 1978 Lufthansa heist is depicted in the movie, which is adapted from the book The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It, which was published in 1986. Similar Movies to The Big Heist

3. Lansky

When the elderly Meyer Lansky is investigated for the very last time by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who suspect he has hidden away millions of dollars over the course of half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder, Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate. Similar Movies to Lansky

4. The Outfit

In 1956, in Chicago, Leonard Burling is an English cutter who owns and operates a custom tailor shop in a neighborhood controlled by Irish mob boss Roy Boyle. Burling is a member of the Irish Mafia. Richie, Roy's son and second-in-command, and Francis, Roy's chief enforcer, use Leonard's business as a stash house for illicit money. Leonard tolerates this arrangement since the Boyles and their men are his greatest clients. Richie is Roy's son and second-in-command. Mable, who works as…

5. Killing Them Softly

Johnny "Squirrel" Amato plans to loot a Mafia poker game in the fall of 2008, coinciding with the financial crisis in the United States and the campaign for the presidential election. He enlists the help of Frankie, an old business associate of his, as well as Russell, an Australian expatriate who is addicted to heroin and steals purebred dogs for money. They decide to go after a game being run by Markie Trautman, known to have previously arranged an inside…


6. The Dry

Aaron Falk, a Federal Agent, travels back to his hometown of Kiewarra, which is located in Victoria, to pay his respects at the funeral of his childhood friend Luke Hadler, who is believed to have committed suicide after allegedly killing his wife Karen and their son Billy before turning the gun on himself. Charlotte, their youngest child, was the only one who survived. Falk hesitantly agrees to help Luke's parents investigate the crime after they urge him to stay and…

7. First We Take Brooklyn

Mikki Levy is taken aback when he is granted an early release from an Israeli prison, and he does not waste any time in relocating to New York City to live with his uncle. Unfortunately, he soon gets involved in a battle with the Russian mob, which causes him to recall the extent he went to in order to survive when he was incarcerated. Similar Movies to First We Take Brooklyn


8. Interview with a Hitman (2012)

The character Viktor, played by Luke Goss, is a trained assassin. The movie's narrative is recounted in flashbacks, in which Viktor describes his path to becoming a professional assassin to a filmmaker who has been humiliated. He begins his account with his boyhood, describing how he was brought up in a poor neighborhood in an outskirts section of Bucharest, Romania. Viktor's father is also receiving death threats from a member of the neighborhood mafia, and he is being threatened by…

9. Pickings

Usher Morgan's debut in the feature film world comes with Pickings. Morgan was not only the film director but also the principal editor, producer, and writer of its script. Over one year, 35 shooting days were required to complete the picture. During a press event held during the 2015 Manhattan Film Festival, it was reported that the film's production would be moving forward. Subsequently, on August 7, 2015, Digital Magic Entertainment issued a press release in which they published a…

10. The Rise of the Krays

On their way to constructing an empire of extraordinary power in the British Mafia, two brothers set loose a reign of insane terror and cause widespread mayhem. Similar Movies to The Rise of the Krays

11. Pudhupettai

"Kokki" Kumar, the main character, tells the story from within a prison cell where he is being held. Kumar is a teenager who attends middle school and lives in the slums of Pudhupettai, which is located in Chennai. After returning from the theatre, he is confronted with seeing his mother's lifeless body in the home. After a heated disagreement, his father was the one who ended her life. Kumar decides to flee his house after overhearing a conversation between his…

12. No Sudden Move

In 1954, in the city of Detroit, Michigan, gangster Curt Goynes, who needed cash to leave town, was recruited to threaten a family as part of a blackmail plan. He was joined in this endeavor by fellow gangsters Ronald Russo and Charley. The recruiter, Doug Jones, sends them to the residence of GM accountant Matt Wertz, where they are to hold the family hostage while sending Wertz to the office where he works to grab a document from his boss's…

13. The Many Saints of Newark

In 1967, a teenage Tony Soprano went on a trip with his mentor, Dickie Moltisanti, to welcome home Dickie's father, "Hollywood Dick" Moltisanti, and his new Italian bride, Giuseppina. The trip takes place in California. In addition to Johnny Soprano and his brother Junior, Silvio Dante, Paulie Walnuts, Pussy Bonpensiero, and "Buddha," Pussy Bonpensiero's father, are members of the DiMeo crime family. Moltisanti is a member of the DiMeo crime family and serves as a soldier in the organization. Riots…

14. Mob Town

An account of the infamous gathering of Mafia bosses that took place in 1957 in Apalachin, New York's upstate region. Over one hundred of the most renowned leaders in organized crime from all over the world gathered together in the sleepy New York village of Apalachin on November 14, 1957, for a conference that would go down in history. Similar Movies to Mob Town

15. How I Fell in Love with a Gangster

Nikodem "Nikos" Skotarczak was one of the most notorious gangsters in the annals of Polish history. A mysterious woman narrates the rise and fall of Nikodem "Nikos" Skotarczak. Similar Movies to How I Fell in Love with a Gangster

16. Road to Perdition (2002)

The film begins and concludes in 1931, during the height of the Great Depression, with Michael Sullivan Jr. providing a voiceover in which he discusses his father. Michael Sullivan, Sr. was an orphan when he was raised in Rock Island, Illinois by Irish mob leader John Rooney. Michael Sullivan, Sr. is now Rooney's most formidable enforcer, which is a fact that is unknown to Michael Sullivan's own children. Connor, Rooney's own biological son, is impulsive and unreliable, but Rooney has…

17. The Long Good Friday (1980)

There is more to The Long Good Friday than just an antihero. He is the Antichrist, bringing together the bourgeoisie and the barbarians in a concurrent Pax and Pox Brittanica. Shand maintains control over a criminal empire that is based on all vices with the exception of drug trafficking with the "legal" assistance of the police and city councillors. His gun moll is a picture of sophistication and is properly named Victoria. When she claims that she played lacrosse with…

18. The Departed

The year is 1986, and Colin Sullivan is in South Boston when he first meets Irish Mob boss Frank Costello. Twenty years later, Sullivan is recruited by the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) and placed in the Special Investigations Unit, which is commanded by Captain Ellerby. Sullivan is being trained to be a spy within the MSP. Another potential agent, State Trooper Billy Costigan Jr., is approached by Captain Queenan and Staff Sergeant Dignam about the possibility of participating in an…