13 Best Movies Like Carlito ...

13 Best Movies Like Carlito ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to 'Carlito's Way', and are worth checking out.

1. The Godfather: Part III (1990)

2h 50m Crime Drama Thriller

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

2. Scarface (1983)

2h 50m Action Crime Drama Thriller

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

3. Miller's Crossing (1990)

1h 55m Drama Thriller Crime

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

4. Jackie Brown (1997)

2h 34m Crime Thriller Drama

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.

5. Gotti (2018)

1h 50m Crime Drama History Thriller

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

6. Empire (2002)

52m Documentary

In 1560 BC, when Rome was still a marsh and the Acropolis was an empty rock, Egypt was already 1,000 years old. Although the period of the pyramid-builders was long over, Egypt lay on the threshold of its greatest age. The New Kingdom would be an empire forged by conquest, maintained by intimidation and diplomacy, and remembered long after its demise.

7. Goodfellas (1990)

2h 25m Drama Crime

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

8. Casino (1995)

2h 59m Crime Drama

In early-1970s Las Vegas, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer Nicky Santoro, his ex-hustler wife Ginger, her con-artist ex Lester Diamond and a handful of corrupt politicians put Sam in ever-increasing danger.

9. King of New York (1990)

1h 43m Thriller Crime

A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

10. The Drop (2014)

1h 46m Drama Crime

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

11. Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

1h 56m Drama Crime

Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly.

12. The Godfather (1972)

2h 55m Drama Crime

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

13. The Departed (2006)

2h 31m Drama Thriller Crime

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

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