Top 20 Best Black Gangster Movies

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  • Belly
  • Hoodlum
  • American Gangster
  • Dead Presidents
  • Menace II Society
  • Paid in Full
  • Shottas
  • Superfly
  • New Jack City
  • In Too Deep
  • Set It Off
  • Harlem Nights
  • Next Day Air
  • The Harder They Come
  • Streets Is Watching
  • Bluehill Avenue
  • Above the Rim
  • Training Day
  • Black Caesar


Hoodlum was based on the real-life story of Bumpy Johnson, who took on the Mob to run the gambling rackets in Harlem. The movie starred Laurence Fishburne and Vanessa Williams as Bumpy Johnson and his wife. (Photo: United Artists Pictures)

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